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Harford County
Maryland

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Harford County

Index to Locations

  • Angel Hill Cemetery
  • Private or family graveyards
  • Aberdeen Baker's Cemetery
  • Bel Air St. Ignatius Cemetery
  • Churchville Presbyterian Cemetery
  • Near Churchville Calvary Cemetery
  • Emmorton Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Emmorton St. Mary's Cemetery
  • Joppa Old St. John's Cemetery
  • Joppa Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
  • Near Madonna Bethel Cemetery
  • Perryman Spesutia Churchyard
  • Spesutia Island St. George's Churchyard


    Angel Hill Cemetery
    Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Millard Evelyn Tydings (1890-1961) — also known as Millard E. Tydings — of Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md. Born in Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md., April 6, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1916-17, 1920; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1920; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maryland state senate, 1922-24; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1923-27; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1927-51; defeated, 1950; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died near Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md., February 9, 1961 (age 70 years, 309 days). Interment at Angel Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Adoptive father of Joseph Davies Tydings (1928-2018).
      The Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge (opened 1963), which carries Interstate 95 over the Susquehanna River, between Cecil County and Harford County, Maryland, is named for him.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


    Private or family graveyard
    Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Wray Williams (1792-1842) — of Maryland. Born in Maryland, October 8, 1792. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1825, 1837-39; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1839; U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1841-42; died in office 1842. Died in Harford County, Md., December 2, 1842 (age 50 years, 55 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Baker's Cemetery
    Aberdeen, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Benjamin Baker (1840-1911) — also known as William B. Baker — of Aberdeen, Harford County, Md. Born near Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., July 22, 1840. Republican. Fruit packing business; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1882; member of Maryland state senate, 1894-96, 1906-08; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1895-1901. Methodist. Died in Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., May 17, 1911 (age 70 years, 299 days). Interment at Baker's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Ignatius Cemetery
    Bel Air, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas H. Robinson (1860-1930) — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born in Harford County, Md., March 2, 1860. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1904, 1924, 1928; Maryland state attorney general, 1923-30; nominated, but died before the election 1930; died in office 1930. Died in Bel Air, Harford County, Md., October 12, 1930 (age 70 years, 224 days). Interment at St. Ignatius Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Samuel S. Robinson and Mary C. (Prigg) Robinson; married to Clara C. Cain.


    Presbyterian Cemetery
    Churchville, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Stevenson Archer (1786-1848) — of Maryland. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., October 11, 1786. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1809-10; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1811-17, 1819-21; judge of Mississippi territorial supreme court, 1817-18; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1823-48; died in office 1848. Presbyterian. Died near Churchville, Harford County, Md., June 26, 1848 (age 61 years, 259 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Archer; father of Stevenson Archer; grandfather of George Earle Chamberlain (1854-1928).
      Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Archer (1741-1810) — of Maryland. Born in Cecil County, Md., May 5, 1741. Democrat. Physician; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777, 1779-80; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1796; U.S. Representative from Maryland at-large, 1801-07. Presbyterian. Died near Churchville, Harford County, Md., September 28, 1810 (age 69 years, 146 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Robert Harris Archer (1775-1857) and Stevenson Archer (1786-1848); grandfather of Stevenson Archer (1828-1898).
      Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Stevenson Archer (1828-1898) — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., February 28, 1828. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1854; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1867-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1868, 1876; Maryland state treasurer, 1886-90; Maryland Democratic state chair, 1887-89. In April, 1890, following an investigation which revealed a shortage of $132,000, he was arrested, removed from office as State Treasurer, and charged with embezzlement. He pleaded guilty and wrote to the court: "No part of the State's money or securities was ever used by me in gambling, stock speculation, or for political purposes; nor have I at this time one dollar of it left." Sentenced to five years in prison. Due to his failing health, was pardoned by Gov. Frank Brown in May 1894. Died, in Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore, Md., August 2, 1898 (age 70 years, 155 days). Interment at Presbyterian Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Stevenson Archer (1786-1848); grandson of John Archer.
      Political family: Archer family of Churchville, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Calvary Cemetery
    Near Churchville, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin Hanson Webster (1829-1893) — also known as Edwin H. Webster — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md. Born near Churchville, Harford County, Md., March 31, 1829. Republican. Lawyer; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1856; member of Maryland state senate, 1856-58; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1859-65; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1865-69, 1882-86; banker. Presbyterian. Died in Bel Air, Harford County, Md., April 24, 1893 (age 64 years, 24 days). Interment at Calvary Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery
    Emmorton, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      John Montgomery (1764-1828) — of Bel Air, Harford County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pa., 1764. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1793-98, 1800-05, 1819; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1807-11; Maryland state attorney general, 1811-18; mayor of Baltimore, Md., 1820-22, 1824-26. Methodist. Died in Baltimore, Md., July 17, 1828 (age about 64 years). Interment at Mt. Carmel Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Montgomery (1722-1808); married to Mary Hanes and Maria Nicholson.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article


    St. Mary's Cemetery
    Emmorton, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Herman Stump (1837-1917) — of Maryland. Born in Harford County, Md., August 8, 1837. Democrat. Member of Maryland state senate, 1878-80; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1889-93. Episcopalian. Died near Bel Air, Harford County, Md., January 9, 1917 (age 79 years, 154 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old St. John's Cemetery
    Joppa, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Benjamin Rumsey (1734-1808) — of Maryland. Born in Bohemia Manor, Cecil County, Md., October 6, 1734. Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1776-77; Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1778-1806. Episcopalian. Died in Joppa, Harford County, Md., March 7, 1808 (age 73 years, 153 days). Interment at Old St. John's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Old Joppa Road
    Joppa, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Stanley Blair (1927-1980) — also known as C. Stanley Blair — of Whiteford, Harford County, Md.; Darlington, Harford County, Md. Born in Kingsville, Baltimore County, Md., December 20, 1927. Republican. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1963-67; candidate for Maryland state senate District 14, 1966; secretary of state of Maryland, 1967-69; candidate in primary for Governor of Maryland, 1970; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1971-80; died in office 1980. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Fallston, Harford County, Md., April 20, 1980 (age 52 years, 122 days). Interment at Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Edward Blair and Beulah (Gibson) Blair; married, June 27, 1964, to Opal Whiteford.
      See also federal judicial profile


    Bethel Cemetery
    Near Madonna, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      James Turner (1783-1861) — of Maryland. Born near Bel Air, Harford County, Md., November 7, 1783. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1824-32, 1837-38, 1852-54; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1833-37 (4th District 1833-35, 3rd District 1835-37); member of Maryland state senate, 1856-58. Died near Parkton, Baltimore County, Md., 1861 (age about 77 years). Interment at Bethel Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Spesutia Churchyard
    Perryman, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Gabriel Christie (1756-1808) — of Maryland. Born in Perryman, Harford County, Md., November 29, 1756. U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1793-97, 1799-1801; member of Maryland state senate, 1802-06; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1806-08; died in office 1808. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., April 1, 1808 (age 51 years, 124 days). Interment at Spesutia Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. George's Churchyard
    Spesutia Island, Harford County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacob Alexander Preston (1796-1868) — of Maryland. Born near Bel Air, Harford County, Md., March 12, 1796. Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maryland 5th District, 1843-45. Episcopalian. Died in Perryman, Harford County, Md., August 2, 1868 (age 72 years, 143 days). Interment at St. George's Churchyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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