Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [adgedge.ged] ! (1) Carolyn T.D. Carey, Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Cites: (a) "Founders of Ann Arundle a nd Howard." (b) Mrs. Springer of Souix City, IA. (2) "Family Register of Gerret van Sweringen and Descendants," by H.H. Swearingen (2nd. ed. , Washington, 1894) p.4. (3) "Magazine of the Jefferson County Historical Society," Vol. XVI, Dec. 1950 (Charlestown , WV), "The Early Van Swearingens," p.10. (4) "Garrett Vansweringen and His Family," by Bernard Beary, "Chronicles of St. Mary's," Vo l. 29, No. 5, May 1981 (St. Mary's Co. Hist. Soc.) p.323-324. Extracts by Elizabeth F. Randol ph. (5) Prerogative Court (Wills) 13, p.557-558, MD State Archives, Hall of Records, Annapolis , MD (MSA S538, MdHR 1291-4, 1-11-1-14). Transcript by Elizabeth F. Randolph. ! Birth: (1b) c.1681, MD. (1,2,3,4) d/o Gerret Van Sweringen/Mary Smith. Marriage to James King Carroll: (2,4) __ Carroll. (3) (4) By 1712. Marriage to John Manning: (4) c.1719. Her name Eleanor Manning in 1727 (see below). Death: (4) Administrator's bond on her estate dtd 22 Jul 1727. (5) 1712/3, 17 Feb: Mary Vansweringen of St. Maryes Co., widow, wrote her will. Gives to da ughter Elinor Carroll 2000 pounds of tobacco. (4) Had no children by her 2nd marriage. (4) 1727, 17 Oct: In the Provincial court, William Deacon sued Ann Bladen, Gerard Slye, an d John Park and his wife Teresia for partition of the 224 acre tract near the City of St. Mar y's called "Chancellor's Point." It was near the old fort and the White house field. They hel d the tract undivided as heirs of Joseph Swearingen: Ann Bladen, Gerard Slye in right of hi s deceased wife Sarah, Dorothy Vansweringen, Eleanor Manning widow late deceased, and John Pa rk in the right of his wife Teresia. William Deacon claimed 2/5 parts by purchase from Doroth y and Eleanor. The defendants refused partition, but the court ordered the land divided. (4) 1727, 22 Jul: An Administrator's Bond in 1,000 pounds sterling was granted to Mary Caro ll as administratrix of her estate. Sureties, James Carroll and Charles Sewall. (4) At the inventory of her estate, kin were named as D. Vansweringen and Teresa Parke. (3) Her grandson, Thomas King Carroll, became Governor.