Garrett County, Maryland

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203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550.<br>
 
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550.<br>

Revision as of 22:59, 1 May 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

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

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

History

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  • 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

  • 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