James 'The Sheriff' Veitch

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James Veitch, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Peebles, The Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Clavert, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Calvert, MD, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Malcolm Veitch and Janet Stwart
Husband of Mary Veitch
Father of Thomas Veitch; John Veitch; Margaret Veitch; James Veitch, II; Nathan Gakerlin Veitch and 1 other
Half brother of Joan Veatch; John Veatch; Katherine VEITCH; Janet VEITCH; William Veatch and 2 others

Occupation: The Sheriffe, Sheriff, Planter, Sheriff of Putuxant, St. Marie's and Potomac
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
Last Updated:

About James 'The Sheriff' Veitch

James immigrated to the colony of Maryland where he was granted 70 acres of land on the north side of the Patexent River, in Patuxent (now Calvert) County. He became Deputy Sheriffe in 1653 and Sheriffe in 1655. In 1657 James paid one cow for the passage of his fiancee, Mary Gakerlin, a Welch lass to the New World. Six children are known.

The American descendents of this family runs into the thousands.


aternate birth place

Roxburgshire, Scotland

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James 'The Sheriff' Veitch's Timeline

1628
1628
Peebles, The Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
1651
1651
Age 23
Sheriffe of Maryland
1651
Age 23
1658
1658
Age 30
Veitch's Cove, Calvert, MD
1658
Age 30
Veitchs Cove, Calvert, Maryland, USA
1660
1660
Age 32
Calvert, Maryland, USA
1662
1662
Age 34
Veitch's Cove, Calvert, MD
1668
October 1668
Age 40
Veitch's Cove, Calvert, MD
1670
1670
Age 42
Veitch's Cove, Calvert, MD