Dorchester County, Maryland

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
Line 130: Line 130:
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 +
 +
Dorchester County, Maryland Cemeteries, Death Certificate Indexes, Death Certificate Abstracts, Abstracts of Obituaries are [http://dcgm.tripod.com/dcfiles.html available online].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 20:58, 30 September 2009

United States > Maryland > Dorchester County
Dorchester County, Maryland in green.

Contents

County Courthouse

Dorchester County Office Building
501 Court Lane
Cambridge, MD 21613

History

  • Named for Edward Sackville, the Earl of Dorset, a family friend of the Calvert family.

Parent County

  • Created 27 May 1668 from Colonial lands.

Boundary Changes

  • 15 June 1773, Caroline County was set off.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

City
  • Cambridge
Towns
  • Brookview
  • Church Creek
  • East New Market
  • Eldorado
  • Galestown
  • Hurlock
  • Secretary
  • Vienna
Communities
  • Algonquin
  • Bishops Head-Toddville
  • Crapo
  • Crocheron
  • Elliott-Salem
  • Fishing Creek
  • Hoopersville
  • Linkwood
  • Madison-Woolford
  • Rhodesdale
  • Taylors Island
  • Wingate

Neighboring Counties

Calvert| Caroline| St. Mary's| Somerset| Talbot| Wicomico| Deleware Counties: Sussex

Resources

Cemeteries

Dorchester County cemetery transcriptions in the US Genweb Project and other sources.  http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/md/dorchester.html

Census

  • 1776 Transcription and Index
  • 1778
  • 1790
  • 1800
  • 1810
  • 1820
  • 1830
  • 1840
  • 1850
  • 1850 Slave
  • 1860
  • 1860 Slave
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Dorchester County, Maryland Old Newspapers are available online.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Dorchester County, Maryland Cemeteries, Death Certificate Indexes, Death Certificate Abstracts, Abstracts of Obituaries are available online.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References