Gravestone of Eleanor Darnall Carroll, ca. 1703-1796

gravestone of Eleanor Darnall Carroll, wife of Daniel Carroll, Carroll Chapel and cemetery, Forest Glen, Maryland

Here lies the remains of
Wife of Daniel Carroll Esq.
Mother of Archbishop Carroll
Died Feb. 3, 1796, Aged 92

Here Rev. John Carroll
Built the 1st St. John's 1774
Was made 1st Bishop of Baltimore 1790
Archbishop 1808

Eleanor Darnall was born about 1703, at the Woodyard, the family home in Prince George's County, Maryland, near present day Andrews Air Force Base. Her parents were Henry Darnall II and Anne Digges. Eleanor married, about 1727, Daniel Carroll, son of Keane Carroll. Daniel and Eleanor had seven children. Their son, Daniel Carroll II, 1730-1796, signed both the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution. Son John entered the priesthood and became the first American archbishop. Their daughter, Anne Carroll, is my ancestor, the mother of Col. William Brent.

Related links
Carroll Cemetery/St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Forest Glen, Maryland
Eleanor Darnall Carroll, 1703-1796
The Carroll family of Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Colonel William Brent, 1775-1848, grandson of Eleanor Darnall Carroll
Daniel Carroll II, 1730-1796, son of Daniel Carroll and Eleanor Darnall

Photograph of Eleanor Darnall's gravestone in Forest Glen, Maryland, courtesy of Richard Dalrymple who visited the cemetery in 2012.

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4 Jan 2013
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