COLONIAL CHESAPEAKE FAMILIES British Origins and Descendants


by Harrison Dwight Cavanagh



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/2/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 656
ISBN : 9781493188109
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 656
ISBN : 9781493188093
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 656
ISBN : 9781493188079

About the Book

Winner of the Maryland Historical Society's 2014 Sumner A. Parker Prize for the best genealogical work concerning Maryland families. The Sumner A. Parker Prize was established in 1946 by Dudrea Wagner Parker in memory of her late husband Sumner A Parker, a Baltimore architect and engineer. The prize is awarded each year by the Maryland Historical Society at its Annual Meeting in June.

British Origins and Descendants

Alexander, Bland, Beall, Berry, Blake,
Bocock, Bond, Bonderant, Boone, Bowie,
Bradford, BROOKE, Broome, Boyd, Butler,
CABELL-HORSLEY, Cadwalader, Carroll,
CAVANAGH, Chapman-Pearson, Clagett,
Claiborne, COLE, Compton, Cullen, Denwood-Covington,
DERING, Dorsey, Dunscomb,
DuVal, Eltonhead, Elzey, Eversfield, Ewell, FIELDER,
GANTT, Gittings, Glover, Graves,
GREENFIELD, Hall, Hay, Heighe, Hilleary, Holdsworth,
Keene, King, LEE-FEARN, Lewis, Mackall, Moore-Weems, Nelson,
PARKER, Parrott, Perkins, Reynolds, Roberts, Semmes,
Skinner, Smith (Highlands), Sprigg, STODDERT, Stoughton-Sloss,
Tasker, Tryon, Waring, WEEMS, Wheeler,
Wight (White), WILLIAMS, Winder,
Wortham, Worthington, Wood, Wright, Young-Smith (Halls-Creek),
with 57 Ancestral British Pedigrees.

About the Author

Dwight Cavanagh was educated at MIT, Johns Hopkins (MD) and Harvard (PhD). During a forty-year career as an eye surgeon, visual scientist and educator he has served on the Medical Faculties of Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Emory, Georgetown and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He currently lives with his wife Lynn Gantt Cavanagh and black Shih Tsu dog named Kobo Daishi in Dallas, Texas and Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. He has had a lifelong interest in poetry, philosophy, Japanese culture and Zen.