Maryland Genealogy

Maryland Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Maryland ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Maryland history.

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Ministers of the Bethlehem Church, 1820-1900

Ministers of the Bethlehem Church Congregation and allied chapels, Dorchester County, Maryland, 1820-1900 1787 — Taylor’s Island meeting House or Chapel “nominate supply the vacancys afsd and Cap…. and Vernon Creighton being nominated, who accepting the appointment …..1801 — Bethlehem Chapel Taylor’s Island…..1820 — Bathlehem Chapel in Dorchester County Taylors…

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Washington County Maryland Obituaries

The following are transcripts from obituaries that have been submitted to a variety of online genealogy websites. They range in dates and names, but all are specific to Washington County Maryland.
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Washington County Maryland Coroners Inquests 1853 – 1939

Recently scanned and made available as pdf images through the Guide to Government Records section of the Archives web site is Washington County Circuit Court (Coroners Inquests), 1853-1939, in series CE396. The coroners inquest records can provide a variety of historical information, including patterns of accidental deaths, types of and…
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Maryland Historical Magazine 1906 – 2010

The Maryland Historical Magazine has been continuously published by the Maryland Historical Society in Baltimore, MD on a quarterly basis since 1906. The magazine strives to bring together the “professional” and the “popular” to engage a broad audience while publishing serious research on Maryland and the region. The earlier editions…
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Washington County Maryland Guardianships 1778 – 1986

If property passes to a minor (a person under the age of 18) and there is no other provision under the Will protecting the property, the Orphans’ Court may appoint someone to serve as Guardian for the property of the minor. If the assets exceeded a certain dollar amount, annual…
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Washington County Maryland Certificates of Freedom 1827-1863

In 1805 the General Assembly passed a law to identify free African Americans and to control the availability of freedom papers. The law required African Americans who were born free to record proof of their freedom in the county court. The court would then issue them a certificate of freedom….
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