Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Ofield
MSA SC 3520-17771

Sources:


Archival Sources:

Compiled Service Records of Soldiers Who Served in the American Army During the Revolutionary War, NARA M881, from Fold3.com.

General Assembly, House of Delegates, Assessment Record, 1783, Baltimore County, Middle River Upper and Back River Upper Hundred, list of paupers, p. 1 [MSA S1161-2-10, 1/4/5/45].

Maryland State Papers, Red Books, List of deserters sent to Annapolis, 17 August 1780, vol. 26, no. 72a, MdHR 4594-72a [MSA S989-38, 1/6/4/26].

Return of the Maryland troops, 13 September 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 35, p. 85, from Fold3.com.

U.S. Federal Census, 1790, Patapsco Lower Hundred, Baltimore County, Maryland.

William Sands to John and Ann Sands, 14 August 1776, Maryland State Archives, Special Collections, Dowsett Collection of Sands Family Papers [MSA SC 2095-1-18, 00/20/05/28].


Published Sources:

Journal and Correspondence of the Council of Maryland, 1780-1781, Archives of Maryland Online, vol. 45.

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

“The Papers of General Samuel Smith. The General’s Autobiography. From the Original Manuscripts.” The Historical Magazine, second ser., vol. 8, no. 2 (1870): 82-92.

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


Newspapers:

"Eight Pounds Reward." Philadelphia Evening Post, 10 August 1776.


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