Somerset (Worcester) County MD 1689



From Archives of Maryland

Converted to HTML by Craig O'Donnell <[email protected]> who is interested in the surnames Fassitt, Tingle, Lynch, Bradford.

Source: PRO Colonial Papers from ARCHIVES OF MARYLAND series vol 8.

Somerset (Worcester) County.

Address of the Inhabitants of the County of Somersett.

Nover the 28th 1689.

To the King and Queen most Ext Majty.


Wee your Majesty's Subjects in the Somersett and Province of Maryland, being refreshed and Encouraged by your Majestys great and prosperous undertakings, and by your late gracious letter to these of this Province, do cast ourselves at your Majesty's feet humbly desiring and hopefully expecting the continuance of your Maj care of us, as our Case and Circumstances doe or may require, in the confidence whereof wee resolve to continue (by the grace of God) in the Profession and defence of the Protestant Religion and your Majesty's Title and interest against the French and other Papists that oppose and trouble us in soe just and good a cause not doubting but your Majestys wisdom and clemency will afford unto us all needful suitable Aid and Protection for securing our Religion, lives and liberty under Protestant Governors and Government, and for enabling us to defend ourselves against all Invaders. Thus praying for your Majestys long and happy Reigne over us, Wee know ourselves to bee (with due Reverence and sincerity.)

Your Majestys Loyall Obedient and humble Subjects

John Huett
Wm Coulbourne jun
Thomas Wilson
Henry Philips
John Parsons
Thomas Shild
Thomas Stivenson
James Knox
John Browne
Wm Alexander
Randolph Revell
Peter Elzery
James Smith
Epraem Wilson
Thomas Smith
John Knox
Thomas Wallr
John Knox
Thomas Wallr
Alexander Knox
Alexander Procter
John Renshaw
James Conner
William Wilmot
Micayah Sadler
John Chanceleer
John Smoche
Nicholas Cornwell
Robert Cade
John Miller
Adam Spence
Tho. Midgley
John Baron
John Deale
Martin Curtis
Clement Giles
Robert Johnson
William Bowen
Devoraux Diegas
Robert Simson
Edward Evans
Hugh Jingle
John Coltston
Richard Warren
Mathew Jones
Richard Hill
John Goldsmith
John Browne
Willm Owen
Malcom Knox
William Knox
William Hacaland
Richard Jarrett
Nathaniel Clark
George Boyman
John Nelson
William Waller
George Phebus
John Rawley
John Jones
George Park
Wm Polk
Wm Wilson
Edward Surnam
Charles Ractlife
William Melvell
William Smith
Richard Mackclure
John White
John Rowell
John Killam
John More
Saml Hopkins junr
Benjamin Keyar
Ralph Milbourne
Henry Hall
Francis Heap
John Pope
Thomas Oxford
William Hearne
Richard Pepper
John Saunders
Nathaniell Abbott
William Coard
William Hall
William Davis
Joshua Light
John Rust
Nathaniel Vesey
Richard Woodcraft
Tobias Pepper
WaIler Read
John Peterfranck
Stephen Page
Thomas Edwards
Alexander Mackcullah
George Beniam
Andrew Miller
Patrick Reed
John Steell
William Browne
Thomas Bromley
William Wouldhave
Richard Wildgoose
John Lucas
John Johnson
Richard Cole
William Oswell
John Snow
George Latham
William Law
William Alexandr Junr
John Gray
Robert Polk
Thomas Pollett
Charles Mullen
Arnold Elzey
Alexander White
William Nelson
Michael Hannah
William Lawrence
John Swaine
Ambrose Archer
William Stevenson
James Barber
Samll Showell
William Jurvill
John Mcknitt
Wm Coulbourne
James Marrah
John Roach
Owen Mckgraw
William Round
Richard Farwell
Alexander Kyll
Thomas Poynter
John Strawbridge
Adam Fitch
William Burch
Thomas Gordon
Nicholas Carpenter
John Hepderson
John Tarr
Richard Hill
Edmd Beachamp
Allen Ross
Geo. Nobell
Richard Britten
Peter Whaples
William Layton
William Boyman
Geo. Lane
John Crawley
Samll Worthington
Robert Peny
Moses Fenton
John Porter
Ninian Dulap
James Henderson
James Duncan
John Barber
John Hicks
William Mead
Robert Neame
Henry Mills
Richard Dennis
Thomas Morgan
Humphrey Read
William Shankland
David Dresdan
John Watt
John Ellis
Thomas Ellis
John Starret
William Fossit
Thomas Delahide
Arthur Hanley
John Christopher
Philip Askew
Roger Phillips
Robert Crouch
George Bayley
Lazurus Maddux
John Davis
Henry Hamon
Miles Harrison
Tho. Dixon
Alexander Maddux
John Frankland
Wm Coulbourne
Francis Joyce
Robert Boyer
Nicholas Jodvin
Geo. Layfeild Comtr [sic]
Michael Clugstone
Laurence Crawford
Wm Traile
Thomas Wilson
Samll Davis
Peter Dent
John West
John Boyman
James Sangster
John Tayler
Edward Jones
Thomas Poole
Roger Burkham
John Emmit
John King
William Planer
William Planer junr
Richard Tull
Thomas Tull
Robert Hall
John Braughton
William Nobell
John Colhoune
John Williams
Richard Chambers
John Trupshan
Mathew Dorman
James Langreene
Nathll Horsey
Alexander Thomas
John Mackbride
David Brown
Francis Jenkins
William Brerton
John Winder
Robt King
James Dashiell
Stephen Suff
Thomas Newbold
James Round
Samll Hopkins
Edmd Howard
Thomas Jones
Henry Smith.

This is a true Copy taken from the Original

Examined and signed by the Order of the Respective Persons above named.

Peter Dent dpty Collr of his Majestys Customes in the County of Somersett.


Maryland 1689.
Address of the Inhabitants of the County of Somersett to their Majties.
Recd. from my Lord Shrewsbury, 7th Febry. 1689.

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