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Guide to '''Garrett County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Garrett County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 
  
 
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| building address = Garrett County Courthouse<br> 203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-8970<br>[http://www.garrettcounty.org/ '''Garrett County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Garrett County Courthouse<br> 203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-8970<br>[http://www.garrettcounty.org/ '''Garrett County Website'''] }}  
  
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== Garrett County Maryland Courthouse  ==
 
== Garrett County Maryland Courthouse  ==
  
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For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/maryland/ "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps"] (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
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For a list of record loss in Maryland counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/maryland/md-counties.html#courthouse Maryland Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Garrett County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
 
== Garrett County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[[Allegany County, Maryland|Allegany]] | '''Pennsylvania''' counties: [[Fayette County, Pennsylvania|Fayette]] | [[Somerset County, Pennsylvania|Somerset]] | '''West Virginia''' counties: [[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]] | [[Mineral County, West Virginia|Mineral]] | [[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]] | [[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]  
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== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
 
== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
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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://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.genealogyinc.com/maryland/garrett-county/ Garrett County, MD History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
  
 
*[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://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]].  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County.  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County. (Backup site)  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County. (Backup site)  
*{{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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*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Garrett|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Garrett County
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/familyhart/ FamilyHart Online Database] This online database contains over 843,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,500 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/278746152174215/ Garrett County Genealogy Facebook Group]
  
 
== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 18:15, 25 July 2014

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

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Online Records


Garrett County, Maryland
Map
Map of Maryland highlighting Garrett County
Location in the state of Maryland
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maryland
Location of Maryland in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 4, 11872
County Seat Oakland
Courthouse
Address Garrett County Courthouse
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, Maryland, 21550
Phone: 301-334-8970
Garrett County Website


Contents

Garrett County Maryland Courthouse

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



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]

Garrett County Maryland 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

For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps" (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Maryland counties see: Maryland Counties with Burned Courthouses

Garrett County Maryland 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

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Maryland county:

Pennsylvania counties:

West Virginia counties:

Garrett County Maryland Genealogy 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

Research Guides

  • Russell, Donna Valley. Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland, Genealogical Research Guide. New Market, Md.: Catoctin Press, 1996.

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Websites

  • "Garrett Co.," in Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.
  • FamilyHart Online Database This online database contains over 843,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,500 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.

Garrett County Maryland Genealogy 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.



 

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