Revolutionary Patriots of Worcester and Somerset Counties, Maryland, 1775-1783 - Henry C. Peden, Jr. This book is a research tool for locating the men and women of Worcester and Somerset Counties, Maryland, who served in the military; rendered material aid to the army or navy; took the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity; served in an office or on a committee at the town, county, or state level; or in some way contributed and supported the fight for freedom of the American colonies from the rule of Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. Genealogical information is included for most of the approximately 5,000 persons named in this volume: places of birth, death, and marriage; names of spouses, children, and other relatives; physical descriptions; and occupations; as well as information gleaned from newspapers, church records, military lists, pension files, probate records, equity cases, and other court records. The author used many primary and secondary sources. (1999), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, alphabetical, 354 pp.