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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Garrett County'' [[Image:MD Garrett map.png|thumb|right|400px|Garrett County, Maryland in green.]]  
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== [http://www.co.garrett.md.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550.<br>  
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[[Garrett_County,_Maryland|Garrett County]]''[[Image:MD Garrett map.png|thumb|right|350px|MD Garrett map.png]] ''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.garrettcounty.org/ Garrett County Courthouse]<br>203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-8970<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land<br>and court records from 1872, military records from 1942,<br>and naturalization records 1908-1929; Register of wills<br>has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harford, Maryland page 317, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px|John Work Garrett]]  
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[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px|Garrett-johnwork.jpg]]  
  
 
*Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
 
*Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
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===== Towns  =====
 
===== Towns  =====
  
[[Accident, Maryland|Accident]] | [[Deer Park, Maryland|Deer Park]] | [[Friendsville, Maryland|Friendsville]] | [[Grantsville, Maryland|Grantsville]] | [[Kitzmiller, Maryland|Kitzmiller]] | [[Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland|Loch Lynn Heights]] | [[Mountain Lake Park, Maryland|Mountain Lake Park]] | [[Oakland, Maryland|Oakland]]
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[[Accident, Maryland|Accident]] | [[Deer Park, Maryland|Deer Park]] | [[Friendsville, Maryland|Friendsville]] | [[Grantsville, Maryland|Grantsville]] | [[Kitzmiller, Maryland|Kitzmiller]] | [[Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland|Loch Lynn Heights]] | [[Mountain Lake Park, Maryland|Mountain Lake Park]] | [[Oakland, Maryland|Oakland]]  
  
 
===== Communities  =====
 
===== Communities  =====
  
[[Bittinger, Maryland|Bittinger]] | [[Bloomington, Maryland|Bloomington]] | [[Corunna, Maryland|Corunna]] | Crellin | [[Gorman, Maryland|Gorman]] | Hutton | [[Kempton, Maryland|Kempton]] | [[Keysers Ridge, Maryland|Keysers Ridge]] | [[McHenry, Maryland|McHenry]] | Jennings | [[New Germany, Maryland|New Germany]] | [[Sand Spring, Maryland|Sand Spring]] | Sang Run | Shalmar | [[Swanton, Maryland|Swanton]]
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[[Bittinger, Maryland|Bittinger]] | [[Bloomington, Maryland|Bloomington]] | [[Corunna, Maryland|Corunna]] | Crellin | [[Gorman, Maryland|Gorman]] | Hutton | [[Kempton, Maryland|Kempton]] | [[Keysers Ridge, Maryland|Keysers Ridge]] | [[McHenry, Maryland|McHenry]] | Jennings | [[New Germany, Maryland|New Germany]] | [[Sand Spring, Maryland|Sand Spring]] | Sang Run | Shalmar | [[Swanton, Maryland|Swanton]]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many cemetery and obituary records for Garrett County.
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many cemetery and obituary records for Garrett County.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
Federal Census reports available 1880-1930.<br>
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Federal Census reports available 1880-1930. {{Census|Maryland}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Maryland State Archives' ''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' identifies all churches known to have existed in Garrett County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.
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Maryland State Archives' ''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' identifies all churches known to have existed in Garrett County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Facebook  ====
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*Come join our Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy Group at [http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/278746152174215/ Facebook]
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many land records online for Garrett County.
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Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the [http://www.courts.state.md.us/ Maryland Judiciary] and the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives], free images and indexes of the complete series of Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: [http://mdlandrec.net/msa/stagser/s1700/s1741/cfm/index.cfm MDLandRec.Net:&nbsp;A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland]. (Requires free registration.)
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Other Garrett County land resources include:
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many land records online for Garrett County.
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site has several online local histories and biographies for Garrett County.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many online maps of Garrett County.
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==== Marriage Records  ====
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many marriage records online for Garrett County.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== '''''War of 1812'''''  =====
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*''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|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Maryland, Garrett County, p. 149. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
  
 
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*Garrett County newspapers are identified in [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/newspapers/cfm/dsp_county.cfm "Guide to Maryland Newspapers,"] available online, courtesy: [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/cfm/index.cfm Special Collections, Maryland State Archives].
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many online obituaries for Garrett County.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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'''''Death'''''
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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].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains online map, cemetery, marriage, military, land, historical, and biographical records for Garrett County, Maryland.
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains online map, cemetery, marriage, military, land, historical, and biographical records for Garrett County, Maryland.
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibg.html "Garrett Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
  
 
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdgarret/ The Garrett County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdgarret/ The Garrett County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County. (Backup site)  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County. (Backup site)  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=189742&subject_disp=Maryland%2C+Garrett&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Garrett County
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*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Garrett|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Garrett County
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/familyhart/ FamilyHart Online Database] This online database contains over 630,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/familyhart/ FamilyHart Online Database] This online database contains over 630,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Garrett County, Maryland Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1898 1873 1898 1880 1873 1873

Garrett County Courthouse
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, Maryland, 21550
Phone: 301-334-8970

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land
and court records from 1872, military records from 1942,
and naturalization records 1908-1929; Register of wills
has probate records. [1]

History

Garrett-johnwork.jpg
  • Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Parent County

  • Last county created in the state, 4 November 1872, from west part of Allegany County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns

Accident | Deer Park | Friendsville | Grantsville | Kitzmiller | Loch Lynn Heights | Mountain Lake Park | Oakland

Communities

Bittinger | Bloomington | Corunna | Crellin | Gorman | Hutton | Kempton | Keysers Ridge | McHenry | Jennings | New Germany | Sand Spring | Sang Run | Shalmar | Swanton

Neighboring Counties

Allegany | Pennsylvania counties: Fayette | Somerset | West Virginia counties: Grant | Mineral | Preston | Tucker

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Federal Census reports available 1880-1930. For tips on accessing Garrett 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 Garrett County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.

Court

Facebook

  • Come join our Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy Group at Facebook

Gazetteers

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Other Garrett County land resources include:

Local Histories

Maps

Marriage Records

Military

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, Garrett County, p. 149. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • "Garrett Co.," in Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.
  • FamilyHart Online Database This online database contains over 630,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.

References

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