Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Richard Thomas Jr. (1758-1821)
MSA SC 3520-15890


Archival Sources:

Dennis Griffith, Map of the State of Maryland, 1794,  MSA SC 1399-1-212. [link to detail]

Indian Spring Monthly Meeting; Minutes (Sandy Spring), 1772-1817 [MSA SC 2978, SC
M 638-1].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE TAX (Assessment Record), 1798-1812  Inside Reverse Cover, MdHR 20,115-2-1 [MSA C1110-2, 01/18/14/018].

REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills, Original) Will of Richard Thomas Sr., 1806,  MdHR 16,543-4-1/82 [MSA C1142-5, 01/17/08/042]

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) “List of the Young Negroes belonging to the Estate of Richard Thomas deceased as divided among the representatives agreeably to the appointment in 1807,” Liber L, p. 245, MdHR12,394  [MSA C1138-10, 01/17/08/009].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record) "Inventory made by Nathan Holland Jr. and James Holland made Dec. 14th 1821" Liber N, p. 157,  MdHR 12,399 [MSA C1138-15, 01/17/08/014].

MONTGOMERY COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Estate Record)  “A List of Sales of the Property of Richard Thomas deceased, 1st Month 3rd and 4th 1822,” Liber O, pp. 12-16, MdHR 12,540 [MSA C1138-18, 01/17/08/015].

Sandy Spring Monthly Meeting; Births, Deaths, and Membership, 1730-1895; Minutes, Women, 1811-1824. [MSA SC 2978, SCM 667-3].

Published Sources:

Gardner, Mary L., The Book of Names. Brookeville, Maryland: The Town of Brookeville, 1994.

"Homes: Cherry Grove," Sandy Spring Museum, last modified 2010,

Lavoie, Catherine C., "Thomas-Bentley House (Madison House)," Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS No.. MD-1375) Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 2011.

Nesbitt, Martha, and Mary Reading Miller, et. al. Chronicles of Sandy Spring Friends Meeting and Environs, Sandy Spring, Maryland: Sandy Spring Monthy Meeting, 1987.

Peden Jr., Henry C., Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783. Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1996.

Scott, Joseph, A Geographical Description of the States of Maryland and Delaware, (Philadelphia: Kimber. Conrad and Co., 1807.

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