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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Maryland|Maryland ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Charles_County,_Maryland|Charles County]]'' [[Image:MD Charles map.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Maryland|Maryland ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Charles_County,_Maryland|Charles County]]''  
  
[[Image:Charles County Boundary Map.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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Guide to '''Charles County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
== [http://www.charlescounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}} 200 Baltimore Street<br>La Plata, MD 20646 <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Charles County
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| county_map = MD Charles map.png
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| state = Maryland
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| founded year = 1658
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| founded date = 13 April
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| seat = La Plata
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| building address = Charles County Courthouse<br> P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box&nbsp; B<br>200 Baltimore Street<br>La Plata, MD 20646<br>Phone: 301-645-0550<br>[http://www.charlescountymd.gov/  '''Charles County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
 
  
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== [http://www.charlescounty.org/ Charles County Maryland &nbsp;Courthouse]  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|Land]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1898
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1898
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1775
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1658
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}<br><br>&nbsp;<br>Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage records from 1865; divorce and court records from 1796. <br>Register of Wills has probate records. <br>State Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland has land records from 1658.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Charles, Maryland page 317, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Charles County Maryland History  ==
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[[Image:Calvert-charles-3rdlordbaltimore.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Calvert-charles-3rdlordbaltimore.jpg]]  
  
 
*Named for Charles Calvert, third Lord Baltimore.
 
*Named for Charles Calvert, third Lord Baltimore.
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Charles County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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[[Image:Charles County Boundary Map.jpg|thumb|center|350px|Charles County Boundary Map.jpg]]
  
 
===== Towns  =====
 
===== Towns  =====
  
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===== Census Districts  =====
 
===== Census Districts  =====
  
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Communities  
 
Communities  
  
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[[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]] | [[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]] | [[St. Mary's County, Maryland|St. Mary's]] | '''Virginia''' counties: [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] | [[King George County, Virginia|King George]] | [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]] | [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford]] | [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland]]  
 
[[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]] | [[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]] | [[St. Mary's County, Maryland|St. Mary's]] | '''Virginia''' counties: [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] | [[King George County, Virginia|King George]] | [[Prince William County, Virginia|Prince William]] | [[Stafford County, Virginia|Stafford]] | [[Westmoreland County, Virginia|Westmoreland]]  
  
== Resources  ==
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== Charles County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
"Constable's Census of Charles County, 1775-1778 (1800 Persons): Including Durham Parish; Benedict Hundred; Port Tobacco; West Hundred; Upper Hundred; East Hundred, Newport; Port Tobacco, Upper Hundred; Port Tobacco, Town Hundred; Port Tobacco, East Hundred; Pomonkey; Newport, West Hundred; William and Mary, Lower Hundred; Bryan Town Hundred," is available online, see pages 297-312 and index in:
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"Constable's Census of Charles County, 1775-1778 (1800 Persons): Including Durham Parish; Benedict Hundred; Port Tobacco; West Hundred; Upper Hundred; East Hundred, Newport; Port Tobacco, Upper Hundred; Port Tobacco, Town Hundred; Port Tobacco, East Hundred; Pomonkey; Newport, West Hundred; William and Mary, Lower Hundred; Bryan Town Hundred," is available online, see pages 297-312 and index in:  
  
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
  
Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.<br>
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Federal Census reports available 1790-1940 including slave and veterans schedules. {{Census|Maryland}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m0000/m0200/m258/pdf/m258.pdf Protestant Episcopal (Church of England), Trinity Church, Trinity Parish] (includes parish register 1729-1797, vestry minutes 1750-1795, 1840-1922, and various treasurer's accounts 1790s-1860s)
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m0000/m0200/m258/pdf/m258.pdf Protestant Episcopal (Church of England), Trinity Church, Trinity Parish] (includes parish register 1729-1797, vestry minutes 1750-1795, 1840-1922, and various treasurer's accounts 1790s-1860s)
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Durham Parish, Maryland|Durham Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Piccawaxen Parish, Maryland|Piccawaxen Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Port Tobacco Parish, Maryland|Port Tobacco Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland|Trinity Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[William and Mary Parish, Maryland|William and Mary Parish]]
  
 
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==== Family Histories ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
 
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
 
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:  
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*'''[A'Gambra]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[A'Gambra]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Baptista]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Baptista]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
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*'''[Boarman]''' Thomas, C.F. and Emily Emerson Lentz. ''The Boarmans''. Washington, D.C.: C.F. Thomas, 1934. {{FHL|127051|item|disp=FHL Film 1011838 Item 5}}.<br>
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*'''[Boughton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.
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*'''[Brown]''' Copeland, Pamela C. and Richard K. MacMaster. ''The Five George Masons: Patriots and Planters of Virginia and Maryland''. Lorton, Va.: The Board of Regents of Gunston Hall, 1989. {{FHL|1015765|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M381cm}}.<br>
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*'''[Burford]''' Lomax, E.L. ''Genealogy of the Virginia Family of Lomax''. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1913. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/genealogyofvirgi00loma Internet Archive] - free.
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*'''[Chilton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; {{FHL|1024202|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).
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*'''[Compton]''' King, Larry. ''Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks: A Record of Ancestors, Descendants and Relatives of the Author and Wife, Including Fisher - Gilbert - Hall - Hartley - Hill - King - Kirby - Lawson Families''. Manchester, Tenn.: King, 1976. {{FHL|1500|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 K58ki}}.<br>
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*'''[Covert]''' King, George Harrison Sanford. "Maryland Coverts Become Virginia Colverts, Colberts and Calverts," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):3-10; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):65-70. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 14 (1970)}}.
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*'''[Doughty]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.
 
*'''[Douglass]''' Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 49, No. 4 (Oct. 1973):193-202; Vol. 50, No. 1 (Jan. 1974):45-51. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 49}}  
 
*'''[Douglass]''' Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 49, No. 4 (Oct. 1973):193-202; Vol. 50, No. 1 (Jan. 1974):45-51. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 49}}  
 
*'''[Douglass]''' Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland: Some Further Observations," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 53, No. 2 (Apr. 1977):76-78. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 53}}  
 
*'''[Douglass]''' Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland: Some Further Observations," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 53, No. 2 (Apr. 1977):76-78. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 53}}  
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*'''[Eaton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.
 
*'''[Fernando]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Fernando]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Forbes]''' Gordon, John Steele. "Who Was the Wife of James Forbes, Member of the Continental Congress from Maryland?," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (Jan. 2001):29-35. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Forbes]''' Gordon, John Steele. "Who Was the Wife of James Forbes, Member of the Continental Congress from Maryland?," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (Jan. 2001):29-35. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
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*'''[Fowke]''' Copeland, Pamela C. and Richard K. MacMaster. ''The Five George Masons: Patriots and Planters of Virginia and Maryland''. Lorton, Va.: The Board of Regents of Gunston Hall, 1989. {{FHL|1015765|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M381cm}}.<br>
 
*'''[Gambra]''' ''See A'Gambra.''  
 
*'''[Gambra]''' ''See A'Gambra.''  
 
*'''[Glaze] '''Harris, Gale Ion. "John Glaze, Planter, of Charles County, Maryland: With Notes on Other Early Glaze Families in America," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 2003):37-60.  
 
*'''[Glaze] '''Harris, Gale Ion. "John Glaze, Planter, of Charles County, Maryland: With Notes on Other Early Glaze Families in America," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 2003):37-60.  
*'''[Hoskins]''' Russell, George Ely. "Colonel Philip&nbsp;Hoskins (c1650-1718) of Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 51, No. 1 (Mar. 1963):26-31. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 51  
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*'''[Hawley]''' Hawley, Laura. ''Hawley, Halley, Holley and Families of Similar Surnames Found in Early Records of England, Maryland and Virginia.'' Bowie, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2003.
*'''[Hoskins]''' "Colonel Philip Hoskins of Charles County, Maryland Addenda," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 51, No. 4 (Dec. 1963):248. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 51  
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*'''[Higdon]''' Coone, Lucille Barco and Robert S. Higdon. ''Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants''. Rev. ed. Manassas, Va.: L.B. Coone, 1978. {{FHL|176927|item|disp=FHL Film 1307612 Item 1}}.
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*'''[Hoskins]''' Russell, George Ely. "Colonel Philip&nbsp;Hoskins (c1650-1718) of Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 51, No. 1 (Mar. 1963):26-31, 248. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 51  
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*'''[Hoskins]''' "Colonel Philip Hoskins of Charles County, Maryland Addenda," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 51, No. 4 (Dec. 1963):248. {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 51}}.
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*'''[Lamar]''' Lamar, William Harmong, "Thomas Lamar of the Province of Maryland, and a Part of His Descendants," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1897):203-210. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou02assogoog#page/n214/mode/2up Internet Archive].
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*'''[Lewis]''' Cook, Michael L. "Major William Lewis," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 28, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1984):243-250. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 28 (1984)}}.
 
*'''[Lomax]''' Thompson, Neil D. "English Origins of the Lomax Family of Charles County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1969):153-156. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 45}}  
 
*'''[Lomax]''' Thompson, Neil D. "English Origins of the Lomax Family of Charles County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1969):153-156. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 45}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "Elizabeth (Wiles) (Lumbrozo) (Browne) Robinson of Charles Co., Maryland, 1662," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 55 (1979):174-177. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 55}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "Elizabeth (Wiles) (Lumbrozo) (Browne) Robinson of Charles Co., Maryland, 1662," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 55 (1979):174-177. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 55}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "John Lumbroso Jr. (1666-1744) of Pasquotank County,&nbsp;North Carolina," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 59, No. 1 (Jan. 1983):32. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 59}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "John Lumbroso Jr. (1666-1744) of Pasquotank County,&nbsp;North Carolina," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 59, No. 1 (Jan. 1983):32. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 59}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
 
*'''[Lumbrozo]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 76}}  
*'''[Story]''' Thompson, Neil D. "Walter Story of Charles County, Maryland, Father and Son," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 51, No. 3 (Jul. 1975):147-150. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 51}}
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*'''[Mills]''' Hackett, John Davis and Kathryn Dickerson Shannon. "Mills Families of Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 35, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1991):215-228; Vol. 35, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1991):284-296; Vol. 36, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1992):34-48; Vol. 36, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1992):109-119. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 35 (1991)-v. 36 (1992)}}.
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*'''[Render]''' Smith, Pearl O. ''Renders and Their Relatives; Joshua Render of Charles County, Maryland, and Orange County, Virginia, and His Descendants, 1720-1985''. Arlington, Va.: P.O. Smith, 1985. {{FHL|350892|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 R293s}}.<br>
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*'''[Stonestreet]''' Newman, Harry Wright. ''Stonestreet Family of Maryland, 1538-1958''. Typescript, 1953. {{FHL|26644|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6019079}}.<br>
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*'''[Stonestreet]''' Skidmore, Warren. ''Thomas Stonestreet of Birchden, Withyham, East Sussex, and of "Birchden" in Charles County, Maryland, with His Posterity Down to the Sixth Generation.'' Akron, Ohio: W. Skidmore, 1983. {{FHL|186056|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 St72sw}}.
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*'''[Story]''' Thompson, Neil D. "Walter Story of Charles County, Maryland, Father and Son," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 51, No. 3 (Jul. 1975):147-150. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 51}}  
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*'''[Swann]''' Joy, Charles Austin. "Descendants of Jonathan Swann of Charles County, Maryland, and Caroline County, Virginia," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 70 (1982):271-281.
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*'''[Wheeler]''' Ball, Walter V. ''The Wheeler Family of Charles County, Maryland''. Chevy Chase, Md.: W.V. Ball, 1966. {{FHL|22255|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W561b}}.<br>
  
 
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Other Charles County immigration resources include:  
 
Other Charles County immigration resources include:  
  
*[http://www.immigrantservants.com/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Charles&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Charles County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database]. [Includes Richard J. Cox's abstracts of ''Maryland Gazette'' runaways.]
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*[http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Charles&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Charles County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database]. [Includes Richard J. Cox's abstracts of ''Maryland Gazette'' runaways.]
  
 
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*'''[1678, 1681]''' 1678 and 1681 Charles County tax lists, available [http://www.mdgenweb.org/taxlists.htm online], courtesy: [http://www.mdgenweb.org/ MDGenWeb].  
 
*'''[1678, 1681]''' 1678 and 1681 Charles County tax lists, available [http://www.mdgenweb.org/taxlists.htm online], courtesy: [http://www.mdgenweb.org/ MDGenWeb].  
*'''[1733]''' [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/md/charles/tax/ 1733 Charles County Tax Lists], available online, courtesy: [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/ The Combs-Coombs &amp;c. Research Group].
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*'''[1733]''' [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/md/charles/tax/ 1733 Charles County Tax Lists], available online, courtesy: [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/ The Combs-Coombs &amp;c. Research Group].  
*'''[1758]''' [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/md/charles/tax/ 1758 Charles County Tax Lists], available online, courtesy: [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/ The Combs-Coombs &amp;c. Research Group]. [Not all lists for 1758 survive.]
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*'''[1758]''' [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/records/md/charles/tax/ 1758 Charles County Tax Lists], available online, courtesy: [http://www.combs-families.org/combs/ The Combs-Coombs &amp;c. Research Group]. [Not all lists for 1758 survive.]  
 
*'''[1783] '''[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437ch.html Charles County Tax List of 1783]: This is an alphabetical index to names to all property owners assessed. The index cards at the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives] include county, hundred, names of tracts of land and whether individuals were paupers or single males as provided in the law.
 
*'''[1783] '''[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437ch.html Charles County Tax List of 1783]: This is an alphabetical index to names to all property owners assessed. The index cards at the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives] include county, hundred, names of tracts of land and whether individuals were paupers or single males as provided in the law.
  
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*[http://mdvitalrec.net/cfm/index.cfm Maryland Death Certificate Index 1898-1944], available online, courtesy: Vital Records Indexing Project, [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives].
 
*[http://mdvitalrec.net/cfm/index.cfm Maryland Death Certificate Index 1898-1944], available online, courtesy: Vital Records Indexing Project, [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives].
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Charles County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[White Plains Maryland Family History Center]]
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== Charles County Maryland Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.mdgenweb.org/charles/ The Charles County MD GenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.mdgenweb.org/charles/ The Charles County MD GenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibc.html "Charles Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/charles/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Charles County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/charles/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Charles County.  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/md/charles/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Charles County. (Backup site)  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/charles/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Charles County. (Backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Charles|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Charles County
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Charles|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Charles County
  
== References  ==
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== Charles County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
  
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Maryland  Gotoarrow.png  Charles County

Guide to Charles County Maryland genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Charles County, Maryland
Map
Map of Maryland highlighting Charles County
Location in the state of Maryland
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maryland
Location of Maryland in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 13 April, 1658
County Seat La Plata
Courthouse
Address Charles County Courthouse
P O Box  B
200 Baltimore Street
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301-645-0550
Charles County Website



Contents

Charles County Maryland  Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Charles County, Maryland Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1898 1898 1775 1658 1665

 

 
Clerk of the Circuit Court has marriage records from 1865; divorce and court records from 1796.
Register of Wills has probate records.
State Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland has land records from 1658.[1]

Charles County Maryland History

Calvert-charles-3rdlordbaltimore.jpg
  • Named for Charles Calvert, third Lord Baltimore.

Parent County

  • Created 13 April 1658 from Colonial lands by the order in Council, likely much of remaining portion of old Charles County that was created 1650 and dissolved 1653.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Charles County Maryland Places/Localities

Populated Places

Charles County Boundary Map.jpg
Towns
  • Indian Head
  • La Plata
  • Port Tobacco Village
Census Districts
  • Bennsville
  • Bryans Road
  • Hughesville
  • Potomac Heights
  • Saint Charles
  • Waldorf

Communities

  • Bel Alton
  • Benedict
  • Bryantown
  • Cobb Island
  • Dentsville
  • Faulkner
  • Ironsides
  • Issue
  • Malcolm
  • Marbury
  • Morgantown
  • Mount Victoria
  • Nanjemoy
  • Newburg
  • Pisgah
  • Pomfret
  • Popes Creek
  • Pomonkey
  • Ripley
  • Rison
  • Rock Point
  • Swan Point
  • Welcome
  • White Plains

Neighboring Counties

Calvert | Prince George's | St. Mary's | Virginia counties: Fairfax | King George | Prince William | Stafford | Westmoreland

Charles County Maryland Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21
page 85 - New Saint Peters Cemetery
page 97 - Old Saint Peters Cemetery
Vol. 24 - page 100 - Trinity Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery

Census

"Constable's Census of Charles County, 1775-1778 (1800 Persons): Including Durham Parish; Benedict Hundred; Port Tobacco; West Hundred; Upper Hundred; East Hundred, Newport; Port Tobacco, Upper Hundred; Port Tobacco, Town Hundred; Port Tobacco, East Hundred; Pomonkey; Newport, West Hundred; William and Mary, Lower Hundred; Bryan Town Hundred," is available online, see pages 297-312 and index in:

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at Google Books.

Federal Census reports available 1790-1940 including slave and veterans schedules. For tips on accessing Charles County, Maryland census records online, see: Maryland Census.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Charles County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions. The following records from their collection have been digitized and made available to view for free online:

Church of England

Gotoarrow.png See also Durham Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Piccawaxen Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Port Tobacco Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Trinity Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also William and Mary Parish

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

Bibliography

  • [A'Gambra] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. FHL 973 D25aga v. 76
  • [Baptista] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. FHL 973 D25aga v. 76
  • [Boarman] Thomas, C.F. and Emily Emerson Lentz. The Boarmans. Washington, D.C.: C.F. Thomas, 1934. FHL Film 1011838 Item 5.
  • [Boughton] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.
  • [Brown] Copeland, Pamela C. and Richard K. MacMaster. The Five George Masons: Patriots and Planters of Virginia and Maryland. Lorton, Va.: The Board of Regents of Gunston Hall, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 M381cm.
  • [Burford] Lomax, E.L. Genealogy of the Virginia Family of Lomax. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1913. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Chilton] Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Compton] King, Larry. Blue Ridge Mountain Kinfolks: A Record of Ancestors, Descendants and Relatives of the Author and Wife, Including Fisher - Gilbert - Hall - Hartley - Hill - King - Kirby - Lawson Families. Manchester, Tenn.: King, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 K58ki.
  • [Covert] King, George Harrison Sanford. "Maryland Coverts Become Virginia Colverts, Colberts and Calverts," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):3-10; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):65-70. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 14 (1970).
  • [Doughty] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.
  • [Douglass] Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 49, No. 4 (Oct. 1973):193-202; Vol. 50, No. 1 (Jan. 1974):45-51. FHL 973 D25aga v. 49
  • [Douglass] Thompson, Neil D. "The Douglass Family of Charles County, Maryland: Some Further Observations," The American Genealogist, Vol. 53, No. 2 (Apr. 1977):76-78. FHL 973 D25aga v. 53
  • [Eaton] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.
  • [Fernando] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. FHL 973 D25aga v. 76
  • [Forbes] Gordon, John Steele. "Who Was the Wife of James Forbes, Member of the Continental Congress from Maryland?," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (Jan. 2001):29-35. FHL 973 D25aga v. 76
  • [Fowke] Copeland, Pamela C. and Richard K. MacMaster. The Five George Masons: Patriots and Planters of Virginia and Maryland. Lorton, Va.: The Board of Regents of Gunston Hall, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 M381cm.
  • [Gambra] See A'Gambra.
  • [Glaze] Harris, Gale Ion. "John Glaze, Planter, of Charles County, Maryland: With Notes on Other Early Glaze Families in America," The Genealogist, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 2003):37-60.
  • [Hawley] Hawley, Laura. Hawley, Halley, Holley and Families of Similar Surnames Found in Early Records of England, Maryland and Virginia. Bowie, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2003.
  • [Higdon] Coone, Lucille Barco and Robert S. Higdon. Colonial Higdons and Some of Their Descendants. Rev. ed. Manassas, Va.: L.B. Coone, 1978. FHL Film 1307612 Item 1.
  • [Hoskins] Russell, George Ely. "Colonel Philip Hoskins (c1650-1718) of Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 1 (Mar. 1963):26-31, 248. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 51
  • [Hoskins] "Colonel Philip Hoskins of Charles County, Maryland Addenda," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 51, No. 4 (Dec. 1963):248. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 51.
  • [Lamar] Lamar, William Harmong, "Thomas Lamar of the Province of Maryland, and a Part of His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1897):203-210. Digitized by Internet Archive.
  • [Lewis] Cook, Michael L. "Major William Lewis," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1984):243-250. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 28 (1984).
  • [Lomax] Thompson, Neil D. "English Origins of the Lomax Family of Charles County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 45, No. 3 (Jul. 1969):153-156. FHL 973 D25aga v. 45
  • [Lumbrozo] Russell, George Ely. "Elizabeth (Wiles) (Lumbrozo) (Browne) Robinson of Charles Co., Maryland, 1662," The American Genealogist, Vol. 55 (1979):174-177. FHL 973 D25aga v. 55
  • [Lumbrozo] Russell, George Ely. "John Lumbroso Jr. (1666-1744) of Pasquotank County, North Carolina," The American Genealogist, Vol. 59, No. 1 (Jan. 1983):32. FHL 973 D25aga v. 59
  • [Lumbrozo] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. FHL 973 D25aga v. 76
  • [Mills] Hackett, John Davis and Kathryn Dickerson Shannon. "Mills Families of Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 35, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1991):215-228; Vol. 35, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1991):284-296; Vol. 36, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1992):34-48; Vol. 36, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1992):109-119. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 35 (1991)-v. 36 (1992).
  • [Render] Smith, Pearl O. Renders and Their Relatives; Joshua Render of Charles County, Maryland, and Orange County, Virginia, and His Descendants, 1720-1985. Arlington, Va.: P.O. Smith, 1985. FHL Book 929.273 R293s.
  • [Stonestreet] Newman, Harry Wright. Stonestreet Family of Maryland, 1538-1958. Typescript, 1953. FHL Fiche 6019079.
  • [Stonestreet] Skidmore, Warren. Thomas Stonestreet of Birchden, Withyham, East Sussex, and of "Birchden" in Charles County, Maryland, with His Posterity Down to the Sixth Generation. Akron, Ohio: W. Skidmore, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 St72sw.
  • [Story] Thompson, Neil D. "Walter Story of Charles County, Maryland, Father and Son," The American Genealogist, Vol. 51, No. 3 (Jul. 1975):147-150. FHL 973 D25aga v. 51
  • [Swann] Joy, Charles Austin. "Descendants of Jonathan Swann of Charles County, Maryland, and Caroline County, Virginia," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 70 (1982):271-281.
  • [Wheeler] Ball, Walter V. The Wheeler Family of Charles County, Maryland. Chevy Chase, Md.: W.V. Ball, 1966. FHL Book 929.273 W561b.

Gazetteers

Immigration

The New Early Settlers of Maryland database is a great place to start searching for immigrants who had arrived in the colony by the 1680s. The database "comprises 34,326 entries from Gust Skordas' Early Settlers of Maryland and Carson Gibb's Supplement to the Early Settlers of Maryland." Available online, courtesy: Maryland State Archives.

Other Charles County immigration resources include:

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Charles County Deed Books (1658-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Charles County on page 127.]
War of 1812
  • List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883; Giving the Name of Each Pensioner, the Cause for Why Pensioned, the Post-Office Address, the Rate of Pension Per Month, and the Date of Original Allowance... Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1883. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive. [See Vol. 5, Maryland, Charles County, p. 145. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

 

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Charles County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries

 

Family History Centers

Charles County Maryland Genealogy Websites

Charles County Maryland Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Charles, Maryland page 317, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.