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Queen Anne's County
Maryland

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Queen Anne's County

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  • Centreville Chesterfield Cemetery
  • Queenstown Wye Plantation
  • Stevensville Broad Creek Cemetery
  • Sudlersville Sudlersville Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Grason (1788-1868) — of Maryland. Born in Queen Anne's County, Md., March 11, 1788. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1828-29, 1837; Governor of Maryland, 1839-42; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1850; member of Maryland state senate, 1852-53. Episcopalian. Died in Queen Anne's County, Md., July 2, 1868 (age 80 years, 113 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Grason and Ann Grason; married to Susan Orrick Sulivane.


    Private or family graveyards
    Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Wright (1752-1826) — of Maryland. Born near Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., November 20, 1752. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1777-78, 1780, 1784, 1786-87, 1791-92; member of Maryland state senate, 1801; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1801-06; Governor of Maryland, 1806-09; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1810-17, 1821-23; district judge in Maryland, 1823-26. Episcopalian. Died in Queen Anne's County, Md., September 7, 1826 (age 73 years, 291 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Solomon Wright and Mary (Tidmarsh) Wright; married to Sarah DeCoursey and Miss Ringgold; father of Clintonia Wright (who married Phillip Francis Thomas (1810-1890)); cousin *** of Turbutt Wright.
      Political family: Wright family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
      Elbert Nostrand Carvel (1910-2005) — also known as Elbert N. Carvel; "Big Bert" — of Laurel, Sussex County, Del. Born in Shelter Island, Suffolk County, N.Y., February 9, 1910. Democrat. Fertilizer manufacturer; Lieutenant Governor of Delaware, 1945-49; Delaware Democratic state chair, 1946-47, 1955; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960; Governor of Delaware, 1949-53, 1961-65; defeated, 1952; candidate for U.S. Senator from Delaware, 1958, 1964; candidate for Presidential Elector for Delaware, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Lions; Grange; Sigma Delta Kappa; Alpha Zeta. Died in Laurel, Sussex County, Del., February 6, 2005 (age 94 years, 363 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Arnold Wrightson Carvel and Elizabeth (Nostrand) Carvel; married, December 17, 1932, to Ann Hall Valliant.
      See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Lloyd (1745-1830) — of Maryland. Born near Chestertown, Kent County, Md., 1745. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1778-79, 1781-83, 1793, 1795; member of Maryland state senate, 1784-85; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1797-1800; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Episcopalian. Died near Easton, Talbot County, Md., September 20, 1830 (age about 85 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Turbutt Wright (1741-1783) — of Maryland. Born near Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., February 5, 1741. Delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1776; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1781-82; member of Maryland state legislature, 1781-82. Episcopalian. Died near Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., 1783 (age about 42 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Robert Wright (1752-1826).
      Political family: Wright family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Hemsley (1737-1812) — of Maryland. Born near Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md., January 23, 1737. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1778; member of Maryland state senate, 1779-81, 1786-87; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1782-83. Episcopalian. Died near Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md., June 5, 1812 (age 75 years, 134 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Richard Bennett Carmichael (1807-1884) — of Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md. Born in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., December 25, 1807. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1831, 1841, 1867; U.S. Representative from Maryland 2nd District, 1833-35; state court judge in Maryland, 1858-64; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1864, 1876; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Episcopalian. Died near Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md., October 21, 1884 (age 76 years, 301 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Grandnephew of William Carmichael (1739?-1795).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Joseph Tilghman (1743-1809) — also known as James Tilghman — of Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Queen Anne's County, Md., August 2, 1743. Maryland state attorney general, 1777-78. Anglican. Died in Chestertown, Kent County, Md., April 18, 1809 (age 65 years, 259 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Tilghman (1705-1768) and Susanna (Frisby) Tilghman (1718-1776); married, June 19, 1769, to Susanna Steuart (1749-1774); married, February 7, 1778, to Elizabeth Johns (1750-1809); father of Frisby Tilghman; nephew of Matthew Tilghman; granduncle of Tench Tilghman; first cousin of William Tilghman; first cousin twice removed of Edward Tilghman Paca; second cousin of Charles Carroll, Barrister (1723-1783).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Carroll-Hanson family of Maryland (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Chesterfield Cemetery
    Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Hopper Gibson (1842-1900) — also known as Charles H. Gibson — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born near Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., January 19, 1842. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1885-91; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1891-97. Episcopalian. Died, from heart disease, in Washington, D.C., March 31, 1900 (age 58 years, 71 days). Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery.
      Relatives: Cousin *** of Henry Richard Gibson (1837-1938).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Brown (d. 1815) — of Maryland. Born in Maryland. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1807-08; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1809-10. Methodist. Died in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., December 13, 1815. Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Brewer Brown (1836-1898) — also known as John B. Brown — of Maryland. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 13, 1836. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1870; member of Maryland state senate, 1888-94; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization); U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1892-93. Episcopalian. Died in Centreville, Queen Anne's County, Md., May 16, 1898 (age 62 years, 3 days). Interment at Chesterfield Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wye Plantation
    Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      William Paca (1740-1799) — of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md. Born in Abingdon, Baltimore County (now Harford County), Md., October 31, 1740. Lawyer; planter; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1774-76; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1774-80; signer, Declaration of Independence, 1776; member of Maryland state senate, 1777-79; Governor of Maryland, 1782-85; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788; U.S. District Judge for Maryland, 1789-99; died in office 1799. Anglican. English and Italian ancestry. Died in Queenstown, Queen Anne's County, Md., October 23, 1799 (age 58 years, 357 days). Interment at Wye Plantation.
      Relatives: Son of John Aquilla Parker Paca (1712-1785) and Elizabeth (Smith) Paca (1716-1758); brother of Aquila Paca; married, May 26, 1763, to Mary Lloyd Chew (1736-1774; second cousin once removed of Benjamin Chew); married, January 28, 1777, to Anne Harrison (1758-1780); grandfather of Edward Tilghman Paca (1812-1852).
      Political families: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Pendleton-Lee family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Broad Creek Cemetery
    Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Brockman Adams (1927-2004) — also known as Brock Adams — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Md. Born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., January 13, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1961-64; U.S. Representative from Washington 7th District, 1965-77; U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1977-79; resigned 1979; U.S. Senator from Washington, 1987-93; in 1992, he was accused by eight women of sexual misconduct including sexual harassment and rape; he denied the allegations, and no charges were ever brought, but the scandal ended his political career. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Beta Kappa; Federal Bar Association. Died, of Parkinson's disease, in Stevensville, Queen Anne's County, Md., September 10, 2004 (age 77 years, 241 days). Interment at Broad Creek Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Leslie Adams (born 1896) and Vera Eleanor (Beemer) Adams (born 1903); married, August 16, 1952, to Mary Elizabeth Scott.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail


    Sudlersville Cemetery
    Sudlersville, Queen Anne's County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Dudley George Roe (1881-1970) — also known as Dudley G. Roe — of Sudlersville, Queen Anne's County, Md. Born in Sudlersville, Queen Anne's County, Md., March 23, 1881. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1908; member of Maryland state senate, 1924-33, 1939-41; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1928; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1945-47; defeated, 1946. Episcopalian. Died in Chestertown, Kent County, Md., January 4, 1970 (age 88 years, 287 days). Interment at Sudlersville Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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