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 (sic) 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. Touch for map. Located in St. Johns 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. 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); Enoch Louis Lowe (approx. ¼ mile away); The Everedy Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Francis Scott Key (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Regarding Roger Brooke Taney.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.