Category Archives: Queen Anne’s County Maryland

The renting of the enslaved

Col. John Tilghman (b. 1785 – d. 1866) MSA SC 5496-37789 Property Owner, Queen Anne’s County, Maryland Biography: John Tilghman was born on March 8, 1785 to Judge James Tilghman and his wife Elizabeth Johns. He married Ann Tilghman, with … Continue reading

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Maryland’s Eastern Shore

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Close relations of the slaves and indentured servants

Close relations of the slaves and indentured servants Run away in April last from Richard Tilghman of Queen Anne’s County in Maryland a Mulatto slave, Named Richard Mol- son, of Middle stature, about forty years old, and has had the … Continue reading

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FREE MIXED-RACE CHILDREN OF WHITE WOMEN LISTED IN INVENTORIES OF MARYLAND

FREE AFRICAN AMERICANS OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE by Paul Heinegg stated that        ” During the colonial period in Maryland and Delaware: Over 600 free, mixed-race children were born to white women by African-American men. Fewer owned land than did their counterparts in … Continue reading

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