Person:Charles Carroll (21)

Charles Carroll, of Annapolis
m. Feb 1694
  1. Eleanor Carrollabt 1700 - aft 1728
  2. Charles Carroll, of Annapolis1702 - 1782
  3. Daniel Carroll1707 - 1734
m. abt 1726
  1. Charles Carroll, of Carrollton1737 - 1832
Facts and Events
Name Charles Carroll, of Annapolis
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1702 Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States
Marriage abt 1726 to Elizabeth Brooke
Death[1] 1782 Maryland, Unites States
Reference Number? Q2958678?

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Charles Carroll II (1702 – 1782) known as Charles Carroll of Annapolis to distinguish him from his similarly named relatives, was a wealthy Maryland planter and lawyer. His father was Charles Carroll the Settler, (I - the first), (1661-1720), an immigrant to Maryland who had arrived in the colony in 1689 with a commission as Provincial Attorney General, and had accumulated a vast fortune, emerging as Maryland's wealthiest citizen. Charles Carroll of Annapolis inherited and extended his father's fortune but, as a Roman Catholic, was barred from participation in Maryland politics. It would fall to his son, Charles Carroll of Carrollton, (III), (1737–1832), one of the signers (and the longest-lived) of the Declaration of Independence, to see religious toleration restored to Maryland and many political and scientific/technological advances in the newly independent state.

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