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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Caroline County'' [[Image:MD Caroline map.png|thumb|right|400px|Caroline County, Maryland in green.]]  
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== [http://www.carolinemd.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.carolinemd.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
Office of the Commissioners of Caroline County<br>109 Market Street<br> Room 123<br> Denton, Maryland 21629  
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Office of the Commissioners of Caroline County<br>109 Market Street<br>Room 123<br>Denton, Maryland 21629  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Named for Lady Caroline Eden, wife of Maryland's last appointed royal colonial governor, Robert Eden, 1st Baronet of Maryland before he was usurped&nbsp;by the Annapolis Convention in 1776.<br>  
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*Named for Lady Caroline Eden, wife of Maryland's last appointed royal colonial governor, Robert Eden, 1st Baronet of Maryland before he was usurped&nbsp;by the Annapolis Convention in 1776.<br>
 
*Pig Point was the county seat. The name has since been renamed Denton.<br>
 
*Pig Point was the county seat. The name has since been renamed Denton.<br>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1773''' Caroline County was created 15 June 1773 from [[Dorchester County, Maryland|Dorchester]] and [[Queen Anne's County, Maryland|Queen Anne's]] Counties.'''County seat:''' Denton.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*'''1773''' Caroline County was created 15 June 1773 from [[Dorchester County, Maryland|Dorchester]] and [[Queen Anne's County, Maryland|Queen Anne's]] Counties.'''County seat:''' Denton.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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*'''[Genn]''' Hillman, Ralph E. "James Genn of Northumberland County, Virginia, and Some of His Descendants," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 72, No. 1 (Jan. 1997):32-38; Vol. 72, No. 2 (Apr. 1997):101-108.
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*'''[Genn]''' Hillman, Ralph E. "James Genn of Northumberland County, Virginia, and Some of His Descendants," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 72, No. 1 (Jan. 1997):32-38; Vol. 72, No. 2 (Apr. 1997):101-108.
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*'''[Wright]''' Wright, Charles W. ''The Wright Ancestry of Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset and Wicomico Counties Maryland''. Baltimore: Baltimore City Printing and Binding Co., 1907. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=195603&disp=The+Wright+ancestry+of+Caroline%2C+Dorch%20%20&columns=*,0,0 FHL]; digital versions at [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH15,61663 BYU Family History Archives] and&nbsp;[http://books.google.com/books?id=iRVlAAAAMAAJ Google Books] (full-view).
  
 
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Revision as of 23:55, 24 March 2010

United States > Maryland > Caroline County
MD Caroline map.png

Contents

County Courthouse

Office of the Commissioners of Caroline County
109 Market Street
Room 123
Denton, Maryland 21629

History

  • Named for Lady Caroline Eden, wife of Maryland's last appointed royal colonial governor, Robert Eden, 1st Baronet of Maryland before he was usurped by the Annapolis Convention in 1776.
  • Pig Point was the county seat. The name has since been renamed Denton.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Denton
  • Federalsburg
  • Goldsboro
  • Greensboro
  • Henderson
  • Hillsboro
  • Marydel
  • Preston
  • Ridgely
  • Templeville
Communities
  • American Corner
  • Andersontown
  • Baltimore Corner
  • Bethlehem
  • Burrsville
  • Choptank
  • Gilpin Point
  • Grove
  • Harmony
  • Hickman
  • Hobbs
  • Jumptown
  • Ninetown
  • Oakland
  • Oil City
  • Tanyard
  • Tuckahoe Neck
  • Two Johns
  • Reliance
  • Whiteleysburg
  • Williston

Neighboring Counties

Dorchester | Queen Anne's | Talbot | Delaware counties: Kent | Sussex

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church

Court

Family Histories

  • [Genn] Hillman, Ralph E. "James Genn of Northumberland County, Virginia, and Some of His Descendants," The American Genealogist, Vol. 72, No. 1 (Jan. 1997):32-38; Vol. 72, No. 2 (Apr. 1997):101-108.
  • [Wright] Wright, Charles W. The Wright Ancestry of Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset and Wicomico Counties Maryland. Baltimore: Baltimore City Printing and Binding Co., 1907. Available at FHL; digital versions at BYU Family History Archives and Google Books (full-view).

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].