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John Carroll
Birth: Jan. 8, 1735
Upper Marlboro
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1815
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Religious Figure. He was the first Roman Catholic Bishop and Archbishop in the American Colonies. During his religious life he preached at the Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Co-Cathedral in Baltimore, Maryland, delivered sermons in Old St. Peter's Church to Protestants, established both Catholic and non-Catholic schools, founded Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and served as the president of the Female Humane Charity School of Baltimore, Maryland. He pressed the United States Congress for a constitutional provision for the protection and maintenance of religious liberty, and is credited with both the portion of the United States Constitution which declares that "no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States” (Article Sixth, Section 3) and the First Constitution Amendment, passed this same year by the first Congress, that stated "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof". His remains rest in the burial crypt of the Basilica of the Assumption in Baltimore. A cenotaph was erected for him in Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery, Forest Glen, Maryland. (bio by: Find A Grave) 
 
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 Parents:
  Eleanor Darnell Carroll (1704 - 1796)
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabetha Carroll (____ - 1821)*
  Daniel Carroll (1730 - 1796)*
  Ann Carroll Brent (1733 - 1804)*
  John Carroll (1735 - 1815)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Basilica of the Assumption
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 20, 1998
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