Fendall family

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The Fendall family was a prominent American political family that had its beginnings when Josias Fendall (c. 1628 – 1687) immigrated to Maryland in the early 1650s.[1] He was appointed the 4th proprietary Governor of Maryland from 1656 to 1660.


  • Gov. Josias Fendall, Lt. Gen., Esq. (c. 1628 – 1687), fourth proprietary and colonial Governor of Maryland. He was born in England, and came to the Province of Maryland. He was the progenitor of the Fendall Family in America.

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  1. ^ "Fendall's Rebellion". An American Family History. Retrieved 24 January 2017.