Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Roger Brooke Taney
The Supreme Court of the United States
Born in Calvert County, Maryland, March 17,1777
Died in the city of Washington, October 12, 1864
Aged 87 years, 6 months and 25 days
He was a profound and able lawyer
An upright and feerless judge
A pious and exemplary Christian
At his own request he is buried in this
secluded spot near the grave of his mother
Location. 39° 25.117′ N, 77° 24.33′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from E 4th Street near N East Street. Located in St. Johns Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John McElroy, S.J. (within shouting distance of this marker); Rediscovered Past (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laboring Sons Memorial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); They Lie Here, Beneath Our Feet (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shab Row Enoch Louis Lowe (approx. ¼ mile away); The Everedy Company (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Regarding Roger Brooke Taney. Taney, the son of Michael and Monica (Brooke) Taney, married Anne Phebe Charlton Key, sister of Francis Scott Key on January 7, 1806. They had seven children together.
Also see . . . Roger Brooke Taney, Wikipedia entry. ... Taney personally administered the oath of office to Lincoln, his most prominent critic, on March 4, 1861... ... Taney died during the final months of the American Civil War on the same day that his home state of Maryland abolished slavery. ... (Submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.