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Thomas Johnson

 
 
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
1. Thomas Johnson Marker
Inscription.
In Memorium
Thomas Johnson
Son of
Thomas Johnson
and
Dorcas Sedwick
Born Calvert Co.
November 4, 1732
Died in Frederick Co.
October 25 1819
First Governor of Maryland
1777 - 1779
Erected by some of his descendants


Delegate to the Assembly
of September 1765.
Member of the Committee of
Correspondence and Council
of Safety 1774
Voted for the Declaration
of Independence.
Brigadier General of
Provincial Forces 1776


While a member of the
Continental Congress
nominated
George Washington
for
Commander in Chief of the
Continental Armies
June 5, 1775
Chief Judge of the General
Court of Maryland
1790
Appointed by Washington
Associate Justice of the
Supreme Court
1791

 
Location. 39° 24.187′ N, 77° 25.018′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street. Touch for map. In Mount Olivet Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jane Hanson National Memorial (a few steps from this marker); War of 1812 Soldier
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
2. Thomas Johnson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Sentinel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Children's Memorial (about 600 feet away); John Ross Key and Anne Charlton Key (about 700 feet away); Confederate Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named War of 1812 Soldier (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Thomas Johnson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Johnson - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
3. Thomas Johnson Marker
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
4. Thomas Johnson Marker
Thomas Johnson<br>First Governor of Maryland image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 19, 2008
5. Thomas Johnson
First Governor of Maryland
Thomas Johnson<br>SAR Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
6. Thomas Johnson
SAR Plaque
Brigadier General
Maryland Militia
National Society
of the
Sons of
The American Revolution
Thomas Johnson Coat of Arms image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 1, 2017
7. Thomas Johnson Coat of Arms
Thomas Johnson Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 23, 2008
8. Thomas Johnson Grave Marker
Thomas Johnson
Nov 4, 1732
Oct 26, 1819
The first Governor of
the State of Maryland
1777 to 1779

This may the original marker of Johnson's grave from Frederick's All Saint's Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 129 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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