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Roger Brooke Taney

 
 
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
1. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
Inscription.
Fifth Chief Justice of
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); Laboring Sons Memorial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Enoch Louis Lowe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Former Site of Tory Gaol (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Market Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Regarding Roger Brooke Taney.
Roger Brooke Taney Marker at left image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
2. Roger Brooke Taney Marker at left
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.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Roger Brooke Taney image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
3. Roger Brooke Taney
1777 — 1864
Chief Justice of
of the United States
1836 — 1864
He Was a Profound and Able
Lawyer
An Upright and Fearless
Judge
A Pious and Exemplary
Christian
Roger Brooke Taney grave image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
4. Roger Brooke Taney grave
Roger Brooke Taney's Mother's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
5. Roger Brooke Taney's Mother's Marker
In Memory Of
Monica Taney
of Calvert County
Who Died in Frederick
November 29, 1814
Aged 51 Years
Monica Taney (Mother) grave as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
6. Monica Taney (Mother) grave as mentioned
Roger Brooke Taney , between 1855 and 1865 image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Brady-Handy Photograph Collection
7. Roger Brooke Taney , between 1855 and 1865
He was the first Roman Catholic to hold that office or sit on the Supreme Court of the United States. He was also the eleventh United States Attorney General.
Roger Brooke Taney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 29, 2012
8. Roger Brooke Taney Marker
buried, as mentioned, in this secluded spot near the grave of his mother (r)
 
 
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 423 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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