STONE, Michael Jenifer, (1747 - 1812)

STONE, Michael Jenifer, (brother of Thomas Stone and grandfather of Frederick Stone), a Representative from Maryland; born at “Equality,” near Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md., in 1747; completed preparatory studies; member of the state House of Delegates 1781-1783; member of the state ratification convention in 1788; elected as an Anti-Administration candidate to the First Congress (March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791); appointed judge of the first judicial district of Maryland in 1791; died in Charles County, Md., in 1812; interment on his estate, ``Equality,'' near Port Tobacco, Charles County, Md.