Principal source:


The Ark and the Dove Adventurers. Edited by George Ely Russell and Donna Valley Russell. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2012.

Photocopies of the following sources are acceptable:


American Archives. By Peter Force. 9 vols. Washington, 1836-1853. [NB: The Fourth Series contained 3 vols.; the Fifth Series was incomplete; other series were planned but never appeared.]


The Archives of Maryland. Vol. 1-, Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1883-


Articles in Scholarly Journals (The Maryland Historical Magazine, the New England Historical Genealogical Register, The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, and other journals): if they are properly documented.


Biographical Dictionary of Maryland Legislators, 1635-1789. By Edward C. Papenfuse, et al. 2 vols. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979, 1985.


Calendar of Maryland State Papers [various series; The Black Books, The Red Books, The Brown Books, etc.] Annapolis: The Hall of Records Commission


Colonial Soldiers of the South. By Murtie June Clark. Baltimore: The Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983


County Court Proceedings, at the Maryland State Archives.


County or Family Histories: if primary sources are cited in the text, in footnotes, or in Bibliographies.


County Land Records, at the Maryland State Archives.


His Lordship’s Patronage: Offices for Profit in Colonial Maryland. By Donnell M. Owings. Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, 1953


“List of Civil Officers of Maryland, 1537-1759. “ “List …, 1749-1891.” “List…, 1760-1772.”

By Henry Hollyday Goldsborough. Mss. At Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore.


Maryland Chancery Records, at the Maryland State Archives.


“Maryland Commission Record, 1726-1786 (Liber 81), “ Ms. at the Maryland Historical Society.


Provincial Court Judgements and Land Records; at the Maryland State Archives.


Photocopies of the following sources are NOT acceptable due to lack of documentation:


[The Abridged] Compendium of American Genealogy. By Frederick Adams Virkus. 7 vols. Repr,: Baltimore: The Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968.


Colonial Families of the United States of America. By George Norbury Mackenzie. 7 vols., 1907-1920. Repr.: Baltimore: The Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966 . Any records other than census records.