Person:Roger Taney (1)

Roger Brooke Taney, Esq.
m. Bef 1777
  1. Roger Brooke Taney, Esq.1777 - 1864
m. 7 Jan 1806
  1. Maria Key Taney
Facts and Events
Name Roger Brooke Taney, Esq.
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 Mar 1777 Calvert, Maryland, United States
Marriage 7 Jan 1806 to Ann Phoebe Charlton Key
Death[1] 12 Oct 1864 Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reference Number? Q359470?
  1. 1.0 1.1 Roger B. Taney, in Wikipedia.

    ... fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864. He was the eleventh United States Attorney General. He is most remembered for delivering the majority opinion in Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), that ruled, among other things, that African-Americans, having been considered inferior at the time the Constitution was drafted, were not part of the original community of citizens and, whether free or slave, could not be considered citizens of the United States. ...

  2.   Family Recorded, in Smith, Mrs. Francis F. "Captain John Smith, Frederick Co. MD., of the Revolution, and some of his ancestors." Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia. Volume X. Pages 328-334.

    [identifies his parents as Michael Taney and Monica Brooke]