Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Mordecai Gist (1743-1792)
MSA SC 3520-15852

Sources:

Online - 

Mordecai Gist to George Washington, 18 February 1779, Founders Online, National Archives.

Mordecai Gist to George Washington, 25 July 1789, Founders Online, National Archives.

Memorandum on General Officers, 9 March 1792, Founders Online National Archives.

Grave of Gen. Mordecai Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.

Grave of Susannah Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.

Grave of Cecil Carnan Gist. Find a Grave. Accessed 19 July 2013.

Maryland Inventory of Historical Properties. "Stonehall." Accessed July 29, 2013.

Thomas Gist to Mordecai Gist, Provincial Court Land Record, 1765-1770. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 725, p. 452.

Thomas Gist to Mordecai Gist, Provincial Court Land Record, 1765-1770. Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 725, p. 454.

"Extract of a letter from an officer of the Maryland Battalion." [Mordecai Gist]. American Archives, series 5 vol. 1 p.1232.

Pension of Mordecai Gist. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files. National Archives. NARA M804. 1-23. From fold3.com.


Published -

Andrews, Matthew Page. Tercentenary History of Maryland. 4 vols. Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925.

Barnes, Robert. Maryland Genealogies. 2 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1980.

Scharf, J. Thomas. History of Western Maryland. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Louis H. Everts, 1882.

Fischer, David Hackett. Washington's Crossing. New York: Oxford Univesity Press, 2004.

Heitman, Francis B. Historical Register of Officers of the Continental Army duing the War of the Revolution. Washington DC: The Rare Book Shop Publishing, Inc., 1914.

Browne, William Hand. Ed. Maryland Historical Magazine. Vol V. Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1905. 241-244.

Simons, John W. and Robert Macoy. Eds. The Masonic Eclectic; Vol III. New York: Masonic Publishing and Manufacturing Co., 1867. 82-84.

Polk Ryan, "Holding the Line: 'The Origin of the 'the Old Line State,'" Maryland State Archives, 2005.


Newspapers - 

Request of Mordecai Gist for debtors to settle accounts. Pennsylvania Chronicle. 3 October 1771.

"Thirteen Dollars Reward." Pennsylvania Chronicle. 3 October 1771.

"Thirty Dollars Reward." Pennsylvania Packet. 15 October 1778.

"Fifty Dollars Reward." Pennsylvania Packet. 24 October 1778.

Obituary of Mordecai Gist. Columbian Herald. (Charleston, South Carolina) 3 September 1792.


Archival Sources -

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Richard Graham to Mordecai Gist, 1772, Liber AL, No. E, p. 302 [MSA CE66-41].

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Joseph Ensor to Benjamin Griffith and Mordecai Gist, "Hale's Folly," 1774, Liber AL, No. L, p. 307 [MSA CE66-47].

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Mordecai Gist to Richard Graham, 1778, Liber WG, No. B, p. 23 [MSA CE66-52].

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Absalom Boring to Benjamin Griffith and Mordecai Gist, "Hailes Folley," 1779, Liber WG, No. C, p. 393 [MSA CE66-53].

BALTIMORE COUNTY COURT (Land Records) Mordecai Gist and Benjamin Griffith to John McClure, 1781, Liber WG, No. G, p. 108 [MSA CE66-57].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Saint Paul's Church, Baltimore City Collection) Parish Register 1710-1933. [MSA SC 2652 MSCM 994-1].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Gist Family Papers) Certified Copy of the Last Will and Testament of Mordecai Gist, 1792 [MSA SC130-1-45 00/12/10/20].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Gist Family Papers) Memorandum, Mordecai Gist, alleged Marriage Settlement made by Christopher Carnan, Baltimore Co [MSA SC130-1-6 00/12/10/20].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Gist Family Papers) Correspondence, Mordecai Gist and others, including "Polly" letters, Baltimore and elsewhere [MSA SC130-1-7 00/12/10/20].

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Mrs. Brandford Gist Lynch Collection)  The Gist Family of Maryland [MSA SC180-201 00/09/01/05].



 

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