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Colonial Ancestors of Anne Arundel, MD

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  • Thomas "the Quaker" Mears (c.1602 - 1674)
    MEERES (MEARES), THOMAS (ca. 1602-1674). BORN: ca. 1602, probably in England. IMMIGRATED: in 1649 as a free adult from Lower Norfolk County, Virginia. RESIDED: in Lower Norfolk County, Virginia...
  • Francis Vizen (c.1675 - 1721)
    Francis Vizen or Voisin FamilySearch Family Tree Birth: Circa 1674 - of Prince George's Co., Md. Death: 1721 - Anne Arundel Co., Md. Wife: Mary Vizen or Voisin (born Mears) Children: Mary R...
  • Hugh "Gentleman" Shipley (1624 - c.1695)
  • Ruth Elphingstone Cash (c.1708 - 1784)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via son Stephen Cash by SmartCopy : Aug 24 2015, 21:04:09 UTC
  • Capt. Elisha Riggs (1742 - 1777)
    Elisha served in the Revolutionary War for Maryland, with the rank of Captain. DAR Ancestor #: A096621

The early (pre-Revolutionary War) colonists of Anne Arundel, MD, seem to have been responsible for an unusual number of descendants. Perhaps this is only because they have been unusually well documented.

Families of interest include:

  • Anderson Family
  • Ashman Family
  • Beale Family
  • Boone Family
  • Cheney Family
  • Cromwell Family
  • Dent Family
  • Dorsey Family
  • Edwards Family
  • Fowler Family
  • Gaither Family
  • Gassaway Family
  • Griffith Family
  • Hall Family
  • Hammond Family
  • Homewood Family
  • Howard Family
  • Ijams Family
  • Jacob Family
  • Linthicum Family
  • Plummer Family
  • Ridgely Family
  • Stockett Family
  • Waters Family
  • Wells Family
  • Worthington Family
  • Wyatt Family
  • Yates Family