Garrett County, Maryland

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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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{{Maryland-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Garrett County'' [[Image:MD Garrett map.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== [http://www.co.garrett.md.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.co.garrett.md.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550.<br>  
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203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550.<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px|John Work Garrett]]  
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[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px]]  
  
 
*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  ====
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==== 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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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
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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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.)  
  
Other Garrett County land resources include:
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Other Garrett County land resources include:  
  
* [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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*[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  ====
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site has several online local histories and biographies for Garrett County.
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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  ====
  
* [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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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many online maps of Garrett County.
  
==== Marriage Records ====
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==== Marriage Records ====
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many marriage records online for Garrett County.
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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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*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].
 
*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].
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
* [http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many online obituaries for Garrett County.
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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  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''''Death'''''
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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].
 
*[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].
  
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== 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.
  
 
*[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]].  
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*[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
 
*[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
  
* [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.
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
[[Category:Garrett_County,_Maryland]]
 
[[Category:Garrett_County,_Maryland]]

Revision as of 19:26, 26 August 2010

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

Contents

County Courthouse

203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, Maryland, 21550.

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.

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

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

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • 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