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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer

 
 
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Lassman, November 10, 2018
1. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Marker
Inscription.  Born 1723 on "Coates Retirement" Plantation. Held the office of Charles County Justice, 1749-1764. Appointed 1760 to commission on Pennsylvania and Delaware boundary dispute, resulting in the Mason-Dixon boundary settlement. Moved to Annapolis by 1766. First President of the Maryland Senate, 1777-1781; Maryland delegate to the Second Continental Congress, 1778-1779; and a Maryland delegate and signer at the 1787 Federal Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Died in 1790 at "Stepney" near Annapolis.
 
Erected 2018 by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 30.583′ N, 77° 2.133′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Tobacco Road (County Route 6) and Port Tobacco Road & Howard Drive on Port Tobacco Road. Touch for map. Twenty yards east of the parking lot for the Port Tobacco Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8200 Port Tobacco Rd, Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Retreat (approx. half a mile away); Port Tobacco
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Marker with Port Tobacco Post Office entrance sign in background. image. Click for full size.
By David Lassman, November 10, 2018
2. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Marker with Port Tobacco Post Office entrance sign in background.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Tobacco Jail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Port Tobacco Commerce (approx. 0.8 miles away); Port Tobacco: Conspiracy & the Plot to Assassinate President Lincoln (approx. 0.8 miles away); On to Yorktown (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Port Tobacco (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer - Biographical Director of the United States Congress. (Submitted on January 14, 2019.)
2. Ellerslie, Maryland's National Register Properties. Ellerslie is the current name for "Coates Retirement". (Submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.) 

3. Ellerslie, National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Ellerslie is the current name for "Coates Retirement". (Submitted on January 17, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Signer of the U.S. Constitution image. Click for full size.
New York Public Library Digital Collection, 1885
3. Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Signer of the U.S. Constitution
Ellerslie, the current name of Coates Retirement, where Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer was born. image. Click for full size.
By Kevin & Denise Grote, 2017
4. Ellerslie, the current name of Coates Retirement, where Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer was born.
Note: Ellerslie, which is located one mile south of the marker, is private property.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 14, 2019, by David Lassman of Waldorf, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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