Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Edelen
MSA SC 3520-17538


Archival Sources:

Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, from

Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, Account of money paid sundry soldiers by Gen. Smallwood, paid to John Edelen, late 1776/early 1777, box 6, no. 7-2, MdHR 19970-6-7/2 [MSA S997-6, 1/7/3/11].

Muster Roll, Capt. Hezekiah Wheeler's Company, April 1781, Maryland State Papers, Revolutionary Papers, box 6, no. 21/1, MdHR 19970-6-21/1 [MSA S997-6-46, 1/7/3/11].

Pension of Moses Gill. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land-Warrant Application Files, S 16823, from

Prince George's County Register of Wills, Estate Papers, Estate of John Edelen, Sr., 1786 [MSA C2119-31-12, 1/50/6/31].

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from

Published Sources:

Muster Rolls and Other Records of Service of Maryland Troops in the American Revolution, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 18.

Newman, Henry Wright. Charles County Gentry. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1971 (reprint, 1940).

Tacyn, Mark Andrew. “’To the End:’ The First Maryland Regiment and the American Revolution.” PhD diss., University of Maryland College Park, 1999.

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