Archives of Maryland
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Robert Brown
MSA SC 5496-51875
Founding Officer of Freedom's Friend Lodge No. 1024; Trustee to Union M.E. Church; Talbot County



SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (The Papers of the Maryland State Colonization Society Collection), Manumissions and Copies, 1837, MSA SC 5977, M 13249, page 264

TALBOT COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS (Assessment Record, Slaves) 1832-1852, Box 042, Folder X, MSA C1836-3, MdHR 12,839.

TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, (Charter Record), 01 January 1884, MSA CM 993-1, CR 10018, 63.

TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, (Land Record), 6 February 1867, William Green to Freedom’s Friend Lodge No. 1024, MSA CE 90-10, Book STH 73, page 278.

TALBOT COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT, (Land Record), 28 December 1889, MSA CE 91-48, Book TH 111, page 403.

TALBOT COUNTY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) 1837, Liber JP 9, page 79, MSA C1925-9, CR9505, 314.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, Talbot County, MD, 1850), MSA SCM 1501-2, 626.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, Talbot County MD, 1870), MSA SCM 7260, 179.

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, Talbot County MD, 1880), MSA SCM 4751, 763


Lift Every Voice: Echoes from the Black Community on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.Wye Mills, Maryland: Chesapeake College Press, 1999.


Methodist Episcopal Church, Delaware Conference, Official Minutes of the Forty-First Session 1904. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Order of the Conference, 1904. 20, 13.

“Structure of the Order,” The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction,

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU (Census Record, Talbot County, MD, 1900), Saint Michaels District, Sheet 18,  

Researched and Written by Tierra Langley, 2013

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