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David Hamilton Weems

Birthdate: (73)
Birthplace: Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
Death: May 5, 1779 (73)
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
Place of Burial: Tracys Landing, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir James Wemyss of Bogie, 1st Baronet and Elizabeth Wemyss
Husband of Elizabeth Weems and Esther Weems
Father of Colonel John Weems; David Weems 1729; James Weems; Thomas Lane Weems; William Lock Weems and 9 others
Brother of James Loch Wemyss ~ Immigrant
Half brother of Sir John Wemyss of Bogie, 2nd Bart.

Occupation: Revolutionary War Patriot
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About David Hamilton Weems

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Maryland. DAR Ancestor #: A121600

Service description:

  • 2) OATH OF FIDELITY 1778

Military Record of David Weems

Commission of letter of Marque and reprisal issued to Thmas Water, Master of the Schooner Boat called Williamta mounting 4 swivels navigated by ten men, belonging to Isaac Vanbibber, David Weems, Charles Wallace and John Muir dated the 20th October 1777.

- Jounal and Correspondence of the Council of Safety of Maryland 1777-1778

Monday 3rd August 1778

Commission of a letter of Marque and Reprisal issued to John Burrows, Master of the Sloop called the Washington mounting eight carriage guns, six swivels and twenty muskets, navigated by twenty men, burthen sixty tons belonging to Isaac Vanbibber, David Weems and John Muir.

- Jounal and Correspondence of the Council of Safety of Maryland 1778-1779


Military Records, Volume 16, pg. 454, Volume 21, page 175, Maryland Achives, Hall of Records, Annapolis, MD

DAR Patriot Index: Oath of Fidelity, AA Co, March 1778, Calendar of Maryland Papers No. 4, Part 2, The Red Books, Item 1544, pg. 244

DAR National Paper No. 362693 - Descendant of James, 4th child of first wife of David Weems. Sent from DAR upon request to compare references. James married Sarah Isaac.


Above material used by Angelyn Weems Parks for DAR papers.

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David Hamilton Weems's Timeline

Glenrothes, Fife, Scotland
Scotland, United Kingdom
May 12, 1725
Age 19
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
March 26, 1727
Age 21
Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
September 22, 1729
Age 23
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
May 22, 1731
Age 25
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
February 25, 1732
Age 26
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
Age 27
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
February 24, 1736
Age 30
Anne Arundel, MD, USA
January 26, 1740
Age 34
Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA