People and Places in St. Mary's County / Martin_John_Spalding
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Martin John Spalding was born in KY in 1810. He was the son of Richard Spalding who was born in St. Mary's Co. on April 16, 1777. He was the first Bishop of Louisville, KY and Archbishop of Baltimore 1864-1862 (History of St. Mary's Co., MD by Regina Combs Hammett). He was ordained in 1834.