Montgomery County, MD Patriot Grave Registry

Welcome to the General William Smallwood Chapter's grave registry of Revolutionary War Patriots. The registry identifies 295 Patriots documented in NSSAR and NSDAR national records as being buried in, or having died while residing in, Montgomery County, MD. This registry is intended to serve as a resource and reference tool for Revolutionary War researchers and Patriot descendants. The registry is a work in progress. Current activities are focused on identifying Patriot burial locations and recording the GPS coordinates of the gravesites. We welcome corrections and additional information offered by the public and Patriot descendants regarding any Patriot listed in the registry. To make an inquiry or to provide input to the registry please send an e-mail to the Grave Registry Administrator.

Researchers, Patriot descendants, and other interested parties may use the registry information for academic and genealogical purposes without restriction and without written permission as long as the Gen. William Smallwood Chapter MDSSAR is cited as the source. Entities wishing to use the registry information for any other purpose, including commercial publication, must obtain written permission from the Gen. William Smallwood Chapter.

Users are cautioned that Patriot Record pages in this registry cannot be used as proof documents for membership in this Society even though they employ bonafide sources in their composition. It is suggested that prospective members, and current members researching additional Patriots, consult the NSSAR Application Preparation Manual and the section on acceptable documentation as a guide to the proof requirements. The sources cited on the Patriot Records are diverse and may be limited in their use as documentation (i.e., Find A Grave photos of head/foot stones may be accepted, but any contributor-supplied text about dates, relatives, or the deceased is not acceptable proof).

The Patriots are listed below in alphabetical order. Click on a selected Patriot name to display the complete Patriot record. The data fields in each record contain codes that explain the source of the data. These Source Information Codes shown in parentheses in each record are explained as follows. The codes are associated with the field data preceding the codes in the Patriot records.

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)
(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr., published by Family Line Publications, 1996
(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory which links to
(4) Find A Grave which links to
(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System which links to
(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System which links to
(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

The "Residency" location names under "Support for American Revolution" which contain the "MC” suffix refer to the sections of Montgomery County as depicted on the "Hundreds of Montgomery County Circa 1777" map shown in the preface to the Peden book. The record field "Marked" contains information about the placement of SAR and DAR markers at the Patriot gravesites.

The location of Patriot graves is depicted by Global Positioning System (GPS) latitude and longitude readings shown in the record field, "Headstone GPS Coordinates." Although these readings are taken at the exact location of the grave sites, their accuracy is variable and not every set of coordinates will result in subsequent positioning precisely at the targeted grave site. However, most readings should be accurate to within several feet of the grave. To view an actual overhead image of a gravesite, click on the GPS coordinates, click on "Satellite," and then zoom in to the full extent.

A list of Montgomery County cemeteries containing Patriot graves may be found in the accompanying Patriot Cemetery Inventory, which also identifies Patriot graves which have been formally marked by the SAR and DAR.

Patriot Names

Adamson, Basil
Adamson, John
Aldrich, John
Allison, Charles, Sr
Allison, John
Allnutt, James, Jr.
Allnutt, James, Sr.
Allnutt, Lawrence
Anderson(A), James
Anderson(B), James
Andrews, Charles, Sr.
Ball, John
Barrett, Richard
Beall, Brooke
Beall, Daniel
Beall, Edward
Beall, George, Sr.
Beall, James
Beall, Jeremiah
Beall, Lawson
Beall, Leven
Beall, Richard
Beall, Robert
Beall, Samuel, Jr.
Beall, Samuel, Sr.
Beall, Tyson
Beckwith, George
Beckwith, William
Becraft, Benjamin
Becraft, Peter
Beddo, Absolum
Beeding, Edward
Belt, Carlton
Belt, John
Belt, Higginson
Benson, William Thomas
Benton, Benjamin Smith
Benton, Joseph, Sr.
Benton, Joseph, Jr.
Benton, William
Berry, Richard
Bohrer, Peter
Bonifant, Samuel
Boswell, James
Bowie, Allen, Jr.
Bowman, Jacob
Brent, Ann Carroll
Briscoe, Robert
Brooke, Richard
Brown, Jonathan, Jr.
Campbell, Aeneas, Sr.
Campbell, James
Candler, Daniel
Carrant, James
Carroll, Daniel II
Carroll, Daniel III
Cary, William
Cashell, George
Cawood, Stephen
Cecil, Phillip
Cecil, Sabret
Cecil, William
Cheshire, John
Childs, William
Chiswell, Stephen Newton
Cissel, Samuel
Claggett, Alexander
Claggett, Henry
Clement, Bennett Hanson
Collier, William
Crabb, Jeremiah
Crow, Edward Sr.
Culp, George Sr.
Dade, Rev. Townshend, Jr
Darby, George
Darby, Samuel
Darnell, Isaac
Dawson, Nicholas Lowe
Dawson, Robert Doyne
Dawson, Thomas
Dooley, Jonathan
Dorsey, Nicholas W.
Dowden, Zacharia
Downs, Zachariah
Duckett, Samuel
Duval, Lewis
Duvall, Aquilla
Dyson, Samuel
Easton, Giles
Edmonson, Thomas
Erwin, James
Evans, Joseph
Field, George
Fife, James Sr.
Fish, Robert
Fisher, Martin
Fleming, John, Sr.
Fleury, James
Fling, James
Forrest, Uriah
Gaither, Henry
Gaither, Johnsey
Gassaway, Brice John
Gassaway, Charles
Gatwoort, Gab
Gillam, Thomas
Gingle, George
Gittings, Benjamin
Gittings, Henry
Glaze, William
Gleason, Unknown
Godman, Humphrey
Godman, William
Graff, George
Green, Philip
Griffith, Charles G.
Griffith, George
Griffith, Greenberry
Griffith, Henry, Sr.
Griffith, Hezekiah
Griffith, Howard
Griffiths, Philemon
Griffiths, Samuel
Hall, Dr. Joseph
Hall, Joseph
Harding, Elias
Harding, Walter
Harper, Nathaniel
Harris, Barton
Harris, Samuel
Harrison, Nathan
Harwood, John
Harwood, Samuel
Hayes, Charles
Hayes, Jeremiah
Hempstone, William
Herron, John
Heugh, Andrew
Heyl, Leonard
Higgins, James
Hilleary, Henry
Hinton, Thomas, Sr.
Hobbs, Samuel
Holland, Benjamin, Sr.
Holland, John
Holland, Nathan
Holland, William
Holmes, John, Sr.
Hooker, Robert Deakins
Houser, Martin
Howard, Baker
Howes, John
Hurdale, Robert
Jefferson, Benjamin
Jennings, John
Johnson, Benjamin, Sr.
Jones, Charles
Jones, Edward
Jones, Evan
Jones, Hanbury
Jones, John Courts
Jordan, John
Kirby, Enoch
Knott, Zachariah
Knowles, Henry
Lanham, Ralph
Lanham, Stephen
Murdock, Benjamin
Lansdale, Charles
Larman, William
Lauman, Jacob
Layman, William
Leach, Thomas
Leach, William, Sr.
Leeke, Henry, Jr.
Lewis, Jeremiah
Lingan, Thomas
Linthicum, Zachariah
Litton, Michael
Lodge, William
Luckett, David
Luckett, William, Sr.
Magruder, Hezekiah
Magruder, James
Magruder, Jeffrey
Magruder, Joseph
Magruder, Nathan
Magruder, Nathaniel
Magruder, Samuel
Magruder, Samuel Brewer
Magruder, Samuel Wade
Magruder, Zachariah
Magruder, Zadoc
McLean, John
McPherson, Unknown
Musgrove, Nathan
Needham, William A.
Northcraft, Richard
Odell, Baruch
Offutt, Alexander
Offutt, James
Offutt, Mordecai Burgess
Offutt, Nathaniel
Offutt, Thomas, Sr.
Offutt, Zephaniah
O'Neal, John
O'Neal, William
Orme, Moses, Jr.
Pennifield, Thomas
Perry, Erasmus
Perry, Joseph
Phillips, Sylvester
Pierce, Joshua
Pigman, Matthew
Pigman, Nathaniel
Poole, John, Sr.
Prather, Aaron
Prather(A), John
Prather(B), John
Purdum, John
Rabbitt, John
Rathborn, Daniel
Rawlins, John
Ray, James
Ray, John, Jr.
Ray, Joseph
Reeder, Simon
Ricketts, Anthony
Ricketts, Benjamin
Ricketts, Benjamin, Sr.
Riggs, Amon
Riggs, Benjamin
Riggs, Edmond
Riley, Hugh, Jr.
Robbins, John Purnell
Roby, Berry
Roy, Joseph
Saffel, Charles
Scott, Thomas
Sears, William
Sedwick, William
Shaw, William
Shffell, James
Simms, Joseph
Simpson, John
Smith, Dr. Walter
Speight, Robert
Sturill, Unknown
Talbott, Nathan Tolbert
Talbot, Thomas
Tennelly, Josiah
Thomas, Hezekiah
Thomas, Samuel
Thompson, Zachariah
Threldkeld, Joseph
Traill, David, Sr.
Traill, James, Sr.
Traill, James, Jr.
Traill, William
Trundle, John IV
Viers, Turner
Viers, William
Wade, John, Sr
Walker, George
Wallace, William, Sr.
Ward, Edward
Warfield, John Worthington
Warfield, Joseph
Waters, Ignatius
Waters, Dr. Richard
Waters, Richard
Waters, Richard, Sr.
Waters, William, Jr.
Waters, Zachariah
Wathen, Ignatius
Wathen, Leonard
Watkins, Jeremiah
Watkins, Leonard
Watkins, Thomas
Whitaker, Alexander
White, James
White, John
White, Samuel Beall
White, William
Wilcoxson, Jesse
Wilcoxson, John, Sr.
Willett, Benjamin
Willett, Ninian
Willett, William
Williams, Walter
Williams, William
Willson, Robert
Wilson, Wadsworth
Windham, William
Winsor, Thomas
Wootton, Dr. Thomas Sprigg

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