letter excerpt The Dix Family Archive
The Clemens

William Bordley (15xx)
William Bordley (1605)
Stephen Bordley, Sr. (1637)
John Hynson (1645)
William Bordley (1667)
Stephen Bordley, Jr. (1674)
Thomas Bordley (1677)
Stephen Bordley (1709)
John B. Bordley (1727)
Stephen Bordley "Jr" (1732)
Judge James Bordley (1736)
Elizabeth Bordley (1777)
John B. Bordley (1800)
William C. Bordley, Jr. (1800)
James Bordley (1808)
James Bordley (1846)
Madison B. Bordley (1873)
James Bordley, Jr. (1874)
James Bordley, III (1900)
John E. Bordley (1902)
Bryden Bordley Hyde (1914)
Madison B. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Marcello W. Bordley, Jr. (1915)
Robert AJ Bordley (1918)
Dr. James Bordley, IV (1942)

 Dr. James Bordley (1808-1872)

Son of Rev. John Wesley Bordley (later of "Corsica") and his wife Deborah Fisher of John, he was born at "Hillsdon" their home in Talbot County. Dr. James was six feet tall, well built, handsome, and an excellent and impressive conversationalist. He was very religious and had a pew at St. Pauls, Centreville. He was a profound student and one of the best physicians of his time. In Medical Annals of Md 1799-1899, E.F. Cordell, M.D. Balto. 1903 he lists as A.M. Washington College, Chestertown; Pupil of Dr. S. Baker, Baltimore; M.D., Univer. of Md. 1829; practiced in Talbot Co. 1829-34 (living at "Hillsdon"); at Centreville, Md. 1834-48; in Baltimore as partner of Dr. Theobald 1848-62; returned finally to Centreville. In 1829 he married Marcella Worthington Mummey of Thomas of Baltimore and they had three children including Dr. James Bordley (1846-72 [should be 1846-1904]) of Centreville, thus starting a long line of Dr. James Bordleys continuing to the present day. His second wife Nannie Nichols had no children. Dr. Bordley died 1872 and was buried at his home "Bordlington" 5 miles southeast of Centreville.



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