Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Roan
MSA SC 3520-17784


Archival Sources:

First Regiment Boarding Document 1776, Revolutionary War Rolls, NARA M246, folder 3, p. 1-10, from

Return of the Maryland troops, 27 September 1776, from

Published Sources:

Adams, John to James Lovell, 26 July 1778, Founders Online, National Archives.

Bosworth, Albert Squire. A History of Randolph County, West Virginia. Elkins, West Virginia: 1916.

"Extract of a letter from Head-Quarters to a gentleman in Annapolis: Shall give the enemy a genteel drubbing in case the Yankees will fight," September 17, 1776, American Archives Online, Series 5, Vol. 2.

Extract of a letter from New-York: Account of the battle on Long-Island, 1 September  1776, American Archives Online, series 5, vol. 2, p. 107.

Johnston, Henry P. The Campaign of 1776 Around New York and Brooklyn. New York: Da Capo Press, 1971.

Maxwell, Hu. A History of Randolph County, West Virginia, From its Earliest Exploration and Settlement to the Present Time. Morgantown, West Virginia: The ACME Publishing Company, 1898.

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

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

Web Sources:

Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Rev John Rowan, Find A Grave Memorial no. 6391193, citing Beverly Cemetery, Beverly, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA. Maintained by Steve Corley (contributor 46535090).

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