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Talbot County
Maryland

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Talbot County

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  • Private or family graveyards
  • Easton Unknown location
  • Easton Meeting House Cemetery
  • Easton Spring Hill Cemetery
  • Oxford Oxford Cemetery
  • St. Michaels Episcopal Cemetery of St. Michael's Parish
  • Wye Mills Old Wye Cemetery


    Private or family graveyards
    Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Lloyd (1779-1834) — of Wye Mills, Talbot County, Md.; Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in Talbot County, Md., July 22, 1779. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1800-05; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1806-09 (at-large 1806-07, 7th District 1807-09); Governor of Maryland, 1809-11; member of Maryland state senate, 1811-14, 1826-29; Presidential Elector for Maryland, 1812; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1819-26. Episcopalian. Died in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Md., June 2, 1834 (age 54 years, 315 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Edward Lloyd and Elizabeth (Tayloe) Lloyd; married to Sally Scott Murray; grandfather of Henry Lloyd (1852-1920).
      Political family: Lloyd family of Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Henry Goldsborough (1779-1836) — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born near Easton, Talbot County, Md., January 4, 1779. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1804, 1825; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1813-19, 1835-36; died in office 1836. Episcopalian. Died near Easton, Talbot County, Md., October 5, 1836 (age 57 years, 275 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Great-grandfather of Winder Laird Henry (1864-1940).
      Political family: Goldsborough family of Cambridge, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Matthew Tilghman (1718-1790) — of Maryland. Born in Queen Anne's County, Md., February 17, 1718. Planter; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1751-58, 1760-61, 1768-71, 1773-74; Speaker of the Maryland State House of Delegates, 1773-74; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1774-76; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1776; member of Maryland state senate, 1777-83; orphan's court judge in Maryland, 1778. Anglican. Died near Claiborne, Talbot County, Md., May 4, 1790 (age 72 years, 76 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Richard Tilghman (1672-1738) and Anna Maria (Lloyd) Tilghman (1676-1748); married, April 6, 1741, to Anne Lloyd (1724-1794); father of Margaret Tilghman (1742-1817; who married Charles Carroll, Barrister); uncle of James Joseph Tilghman and William Tilghman (1756-1827); granduncle of Frisby Tilghman; great-grandfather and great-granduncle of Tench Tilghman; great-grandfather of Edward Tilghman Paca.
      Political family: Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Edward Lloyd (1744-1796) — of Maryland. Born in Talbot County, Md., December 15, 1744. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1780-81; member of Maryland state senate, 1781-88, 1791-95; Delegate to Continental Congress from Maryland, 1783-84; delegate to Maryland convention to ratify U.S. constitution, 1788. Episcopalian. Died in Talbot County, Md., July 8, 1796 (age 51 years, 206 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Father of Edward Lloyd (1779-1834).
      Political family: Lloyd family of Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Joseph Hopper Nicholson (1770-1817) — of Queen Anne's County, Md. Born in Chestertown, Kent County, Md., May 15, 1770. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Queen Anne's County, 1796-98; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1799-1806 (6th District 1799-1801, at-large 1801-06); Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1806-17; died in office 1817; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812. Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore County, Md., March 4, 1817 (age 46 years, 293 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Nicholson and Elizabeth (Hopper) Nicholson; married, October 10, 1793, to Rebecca Lloyd (sister-in-law of Francis Scott Key); cousin by marriage of Albert Gallatin (1761-1849).
      Political family: Davie family of Maryland (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Bozman Kerr (1809-1878) — also known as John B. Kerr — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., March 5, 1809. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from Maryland 6th District, 1849-51; U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Nicaragua, 1851-53. Catholic. Died in Washington, D.C., January 27, 1878 (age 68 years, 328 days). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of John Leeds Kerr (1780-1844).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — U.S. State Dept career summary
      William Hayward, Jr. (1787-1836) — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born near Easton, Talbot County, Md., 1787. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1818-20; U.S. Representative from Maryland 7th District, 1823-25. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., October 19, 1836 (age about 49 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Haskins Bullitt (1798-1851).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Samuel Stevens, Jr. (1778-1860) — of Maryland. Born in Talbot County, Md., July 13, 1778. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1807-13, 1817, 1819-20; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Maryland, 1822-26. Episcopalian. Died near Trappe, Talbot County, Md., February 7, 1860 (age 81 years, 209 days). Original interment at in a private or family graveyard; reinterment at Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton, Md.
      Relatives: Son of John Stevens and Elizabeth (Connoly) Stevens; married to Eliza May.


    Unknown Location
    Easton, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Christopher C. Cox (1816-1882) — of Maryland. Born in Baltimore, Md., August 28, 1816. Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, 1865-68. Episcopalian. Died in Washington, D.C., November 25, 1882 (age 66 years, 89 days). Interment somewhere.


    Meeting House Cemetery
    Easton, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Tylor Miller (1895-1968) — also known as Edward T. Miller — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in Woodside, Montgomery County, Md., February 1, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; state court judge in Maryland, 1934-38; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1947-59; member of Republican National Committee from Maryland, 1960-64; candidate for U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1962; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1964; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1967. Quaker. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., January 20, 1968 (age 72 years, 353 days). Interment at Meeting House Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Spring Hill Cemetery
    Easton, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Phillip Francis Thomas (1810-1890) — also known as Phillip F. Thomas — of Easton, Talbot County, Md.; Baltimore, Md. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., September 12, 1810. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Maryland internal improvements convention, 1836; member of Maryland state house of delegates from Talbot County, 1838, 1843-45, 1867, 1878; U.S. Representative from Maryland, 1839-41, 1875-77 (2nd District 1839-41, 1st District 1875-77); Governor of Maryland, 1848-51; Maryland state comptroller, 1851-53; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1853-57; U.S. Commissioner of Patents, 1860-61; U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, 1860-61; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1880 (Convention Vice-President). Episcopalian. Died in Baltimore, Md., October 2, 1890 (age 80 years, 20 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Tristan Thomas and Maria (Francis) Thomas; married, February 5, 1835, to Sarah Maria Kerr (died 1870); married, January 29, 1876, to Clintonia (Wright) May (daughter of Robert Wright (1752-1826)).
      Political family: Wright family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
      Daniel Martin (1780-1831) — of Maryland. Born in Talbot County, Md., 1780. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1813-20; Governor of Maryland, 1829-30, 1831; died in office 1831. Episcopalian. Died in Talbot County, Md., July 11, 1831 (age about 51 years). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Nicholas Martin and Hannah (Oldham) Martin; married, February 6, 1816, to Mary Clare Maccubbin (grandniece 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).
      Samuel Stevens, Jr. (1778-1860) — of Maryland. Born in Talbot County, Md., July 13, 1778. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1807-13, 1817, 1819-20; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Maryland, 1822-26. Episcopalian. Died near Trappe, Talbot County, Md., February 7, 1860 (age 81 years, 209 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, Talbot County, Md.; reinterment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Stevens and Elizabeth (Connoly) Stevens; married to Eliza May.
      James Harry Covington (1870-1942) — also known as J. Harry Covington — of Easton, Talbot County, Md.; Washington, D.C. Born in Easton, Talbot County, Md., May 3, 1870. Democrat. Lawyer; Talbot County State's Attorney, 1903-09; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1909-14; resigned 1914; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1912 (chair, Committee on Rules and Order of Business; speaker); justice of District of Columbia supreme court, 1914-18. Episcopalian. Member, Kappa Sigma. Died in Washington, D.C., February 4, 1942 (age 71 years, 277 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Harry Covington (1836-1915) and Emma Virginia (Robinson) Covington (1839-1870); married, April 4, 1899, to Ethel Kate Rose (1879-1976).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Samuel Hambleton (1812-1886) — of Maryland. Born in Talbot County, Md., January 8, 1812. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1834-36, 1854; member of Maryland state senate, 1844-49; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1869-73. Episcopalian. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., December 9, 1886 (age 74 years, 335 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Isaac Ambrose Barber (1852-1909) — also known as Isaac A. Barber — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born near Salem, Salem County, N.J., January 26, 1852. Republican. Physician; president, Farmers and Mechanics National Bank of Easton; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1896; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1897-99; Maryland Republican state chair, 1900-04. Quaker. Died, from the effects of a fall, in Easton, Talbot County, Md., March 1, 1909 (age 57 years, 34 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Henry E. Bateman (1807-1892) — Born in Maryland, December 22, 1807. Newspaper editor; Clerk, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1842-51; Maryland state comptroller, 1853-54; delegate to Maryland state constitutional convention, 1867. Died in Easton, Talbot County, Md., November 30, 1892 (age 84 years, 344 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 11, 1844, to Ariana Hopkins (1824-1871).
      James Harry Covington (1836-1915) — also known as James H. Covington — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in St. Georges, New Castle County, Del., August 20, 1836. Democrat. Postmaster at Easton, Md., 1886-90. Died November 23, 1915 (age 79 years, 95 days). Interment at Spring Hill Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Maria (Haines) Covington (1797-1841) and Nathaniel Covington; married, December 16, 1867, to Emma Virginia Robinson (1839-1870); father of James Harry Covington (1870-1942).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Oxford Cemetery
    Oxford, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Tench Tilghman (1810-1874) — of Oxford, Talbot County, Md. Born in Talbot County, Md., March 25, 1810. Served in the U.S. Army during the Black Hawk War; farmer; brigadier general, Maryland militia, 1837-60; Maryland commissioner of public works, 1841-51; president, Talbot Mutual Fire Insurance Co., 1846-49; U.S. Consul in Mayagüez, 1849-52; president, Maryland and Delaware Railroad, 1855-61; U.S. Collector of Customs, 1857-60. Member, Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Baltimore, Md., December 22, 1874 (age 64 years, 272 days). Interment at Oxford Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Tench Peregrine Tilghman (1782-1827) and Ann Margaretta (Tilghman) Tilghman (1784-1812); married to Henrietta Marie Kerr (1810-1849); grandnephew of James Joseph Tilghman and William Tilghman; great-grandson and great-grandnephew of Matthew Tilghman; first cousin once removed of Frisby Tilghman; second cousin of Edward Tilghman Paca; second cousin twice removed 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


    Episcopal Cemetery of St. Michael's Parish
    St. Michaels, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      David Bronson (1800-1863) — of Maine. Born in Suffield, Hartford County, Conn., February 8, 1800. Lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1832-34; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1841-43; defeated (Democratic), 1856; member of Maine state senate, 1846; candidate for Governor of Maine, 1846, 1847; probate judge in Maine, 1854-57. Died in St. Michaels, Talbot County, Md., November 20, 1863 (age 63 years, 285 days). Interment at Episcopal Cemetery of St. Michael's Parish.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old Wye Cemetery
    Wye Mills, Talbot County, Maryland
    Politicians buried here:
      Rogers Clark Ballard Morton (1914-1979) — also known as Rogers C. B. Morton — of Easton, Talbot County, Md. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., September 19, 1914. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1960 (alternate), 1972; U.S. Representative from Maryland 1st District, 1963-71; Chairman of Republican National Committee, 1969-71; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1971-75; U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1975-76. Episcopalian. Died near Easton, Talbot County, Md., April 19, 1979 (age 64 years, 212 days). Interment at Old Wye Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Thruston Ballard Morton (1907-1982).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier


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