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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Harford County'' [[Image:MD Harford map.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== [http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.harfordcountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
Courthouse, Room 304<br>20 West Courtland Street<br>Bel Air MD 21014<br>  
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Courthouse, Room 304<br>20 West Courtland Street<br>Bel Air MD 21014<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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===== Census Districts  =====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Anne_Arundel_County,_Maryland|Anne Arundel]]|[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]] | [[Carroll_County,_Maryland|Carroll]] |[[Frederick_County,_Maryland|Frederick]] | [[Montgomery_County,_Maryland|Montgomery]]| [[Prince_George's_County,_Maryland|Prince George's]]
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[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland|Anne Arundel]]|[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]] | [[Carroll County, Maryland|Carroll]] |[[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] | [[Montgomery County, Maryland|Montgomery]]| [[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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'''Partial Listing of Harford County Cemeteries'''  
 
'''Partial Listing of Harford County Cemeteries'''  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/proving.txt Aberdeen Proving Ground Cemetery, APG]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/proving.txt Aberdeen Proving Ground Cemetery, APG]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/angelhill.txt Angel Hill Cemetery, Havre de Grace]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/angelhill.txt Angel Hill Cemetery, Havre de Grace]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/ayres.txt Ayres Chapel Cemetery, White Hall]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/ayres.txt Ayres Chapel Cemetery, White Hall]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames A-F]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames A-F]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker2.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames G-O]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker2.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames G-O]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker3.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames P-Z]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/baker3.txt Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames P-Z]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/bethelp.txt Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/bethelp.txt Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/cranmeth/cranberry.html Cranberry United Methodist Church Cemetery, Aberdeen]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/cranmeth/cranberry.html Cranberry United Methodist Church Cemetery, Aberdeen]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/darlington.txt Darlington Cemetery, Darlington]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/darlington.txt Darlington Cemetery, Darlington]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/dublinmission/dublin.html Dublin Ministry Baptist Church Cemetery, Darlington]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/dublinmission/dublin.html Dublin Ministry Baptist Church Cemetery, Darlington]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/emoryumc.txt Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hickory]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/emoryumc.txt Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hickory]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/frankbapt/franklin.html Franklin Baptist Cemetery, Darlington]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/frankbapt/franklin.html Franklin Baptist Cemetery, Darlington]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/hickory/hbaptist.html Hickory Baptist Cemetery, Forest Hill]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/hickory/hbaptist.html Hickory Baptist Cemetery, Forest Hill]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/holytrinity/trinity.html Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Churchville]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/holytrinity/trinity.html Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Churchville]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/johnwesley/jwes.html John Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Abingdon]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/johnwesley/jwes.html John Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Abingdon]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/mckendree.txt McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Blackhorse]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/mckendree.txt McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Blackhorse]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/mttabor/tabor.html Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bel Air]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/mttabor/tabor.html Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bel Air]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/norrisville.txt Norrisville Cemetery, Norrisville]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/norrisville.txt Norrisville Cemetery, Norrisville]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/oakgrove/oak.html Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bel Air]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/oakgrove/oak.html Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bel Air]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/oldsaleme.txt Old Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Near Jarrettsville]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/oldsaleme.txt Old Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Near Jarrettsville]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stfran/francis.html St. Francis Byzantine Catholic Church Cemetery, Abingdon]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stfran/francis.html St. Francis Byzantine Catholic Church Cemetery, Abingdon]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/st-george.txt St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Perryman]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/st-george.txt St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Perryman]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/james/stjames.html St. James United Cemetery, Havre de Grace]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/james/stjames.html St. James United Cemetery, Havre de Grace]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stjamesame/ame.html St. James AME Cemetery, Havre de Grace]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stjamesame/ame.html St. James AME Cemetery, Havre de Grace]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/jamesuame/umae.html St. James UAME Cemetery, Darlington]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/jamesuame/umae.html St. James UAME Cemetery, Darlington]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stpaulluth/stpaul.html St. Paula's Lutheran Cemetery, Aberdeen]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/stpaulluth/stpaul.html St. Paula's Lutheran Cemetery, Aberdeen]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/smithchapel/schapel.html Smith's Chapel UMC Cemetery, Churchville]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/smithchapel/schapel.html Smith's Chapel UMC Cemetery, Churchville]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/southern.txt Southern Cemetery, Dublin]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/southern.txt Southern Cemetery, Dublin]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/thomasrun.txt Thomas Run M.E. Church Cemetery, Churchville]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/thomasrun.txt Thomas Run M.E. Church Cemetery, Churchville]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/trappemission/tmission.html Trappe Mission Baptist Cemetery, Darlington]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/trappemission/tmission.html Trappe Mission Baptist Cemetery, Darlington]  
  
[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/wesleyan/wesley.html Wesleyan Cemetery, Aberdeen]
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[http://usgwarchives.org/md/harford/tsimages/wesleyan/wesley.html Wesleyan Cemetery, Aberdeen]  
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/wwattersmmc.txt William Watters memorial Methodist Church Cemetery]
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/md/harford/cemeteries/wwattersmmc.txt William Watters memorial Methodist Church Cemetery]  
  
 
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'''''Methodist'''''  
 
'''''Methodist'''''  
  
Surname index to [http://www.petersrow.com/ Harford County Maryland Church Records: West Harford Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South (1851-1877)], courtesy: [http://www.petersrow.com/ Petersrow Publishers].
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Surname index to [http://www.petersrow.com/ Harford County Maryland Church Records: West Harford Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South (1851-1877)], courtesy: [http://www.petersrow.com/ Petersrow Publishers].  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors  
 
*Locate publications about direct ancestors  
 
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
 
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth_Shown_Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
  
''''Bibliography'''''
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''''Bibliography  
  
 
*'''[Harris]''' Harris, Mrs. Norris. "The Harris Family of Balitmore and Harford Counties," ''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist'', Vol. 31, No. 2 (Spring 1990):68. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=260282 FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Book 975 B2m].
 
*'''[Harris]''' Harris, Mrs. Norris. "The Harris Family of Balitmore and Harford Counties," ''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist'', Vol. 31, No. 2 (Spring 1990):68. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=260282 FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Book 975 B2m].
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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 Harford County Deed Books (1773-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 Harford County Deed Books (1773-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.)  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
'''''Revolutionary War'''''
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'''''Revolutionary War'''''  
  
 
*"Harford County, Maryland,&nbsp;Oaths of Fidelity, 1778," ''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist'', Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 1988):126-127; Vol. 30, No. 1 (Winter 1989):10-11; Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 1989):46-47; Vol. 30, No. 3 (Summer 1989):88-89; Vol. 30, No. 4 (Fall 1989):126-127; Vol. 31, No. 1 (Winter 1990):6-7. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=260282 FHL US/CAN Book 975 B2m].
 
*"Harford County, Maryland,&nbsp;Oaths of Fidelity, 1778," ''The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist'', Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 1988):126-127; Vol. 30, No. 1 (Winter 1989):10-11; Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 1989):46-47; Vol. 30, No. 3 (Summer 1989):88-89; Vol. 30, No. 4 (Fall 1989):126-127; Vol. 31, No. 1 (Winter 1990):6-7. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=260282 FHL US/CAN Book 975 B2m].
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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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United States > Maryland > Harford County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Courthouse, Room 304
20 West Courtland Street
Bel Air MD 21014

History

  • Named for Henry Harford, the illegimate son of Frederick Calvert, 6th and last Lord Baltimore. Mr. Harford was the last Proprietary Governor of Maryland but did not inherit the title of Lord Baltimore because of his illegimatacy.

Parent County

  • Created 17 December 1773 from Baltimore County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
Town
  • Bel Air
Census Districts
  • Bel Air North
  • Bel Air South
  • Edgewood
  • Fallston
  • Jarrettsville
  • Joppatowne
  • Perryman
  • Pleasant Hills
  • Riverside
Communities
  • Abingdon
  • Cardiff
  • Gunpowder
  • Castleton
  • Churchville
  • Darlington
  • Dublin
  • Forest Hill
  • Joppa
  • Norrisville
  • Pylesville
  • Street
  • Whiteford
  • White Hall
Military
  • Aberdeen Proving Ground

Neighboring Counties

Anne Arundel|Baltimore | Carroll |Frederick | Montgomery| Prince George's

Resources

Cemeteries

Partial Listing of Harford County Cemeteries

Aberdeen Proving Ground Cemetery, APG

Angel Hill Cemetery, Havre de Grace

Ayres Chapel Cemetery, White Hall

Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames A-F

Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames G-O

Baker's Cemetery, Aberdeen--Surnames P-Z

Bethel Presbyterian Cemetery

Cranberry United Methodist Church Cemetery, Aberdeen

Darlington Cemetery, Darlington

Dublin Ministry Baptist Church Cemetery, Darlington

Emory United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hickory

Franklin Baptist Cemetery, Darlington

Hickory Baptist Cemetery, Forest Hill

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery, Churchville

John Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery, Abingdon

McKendree Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery, Blackhorse

Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church Cemetery, Bel Air

Norrisville Cemetery, Norrisville

Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Bel Air

Old Salem Evangelical Cemetery, Near Jarrettsville

St. Francis Byzantine Catholic Church Cemetery, Abingdon

St. George's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Perryman

St. James United Cemetery, Havre de Grace

St. James AME Cemetery, Havre de Grace

St. James UAME Cemetery, Darlington

St. Paula's Lutheran Cemetery, Aberdeen

Smith's Chapel UMC Cemetery, Churchville

Southern Cemetery, Dublin

Thomas Run M.E. Church Cemetery, Churchville

Trappe Mission Baptist Cemetery, Darlington

Wesleyan Cemetery, Aberdeen

William Watters memorial Methodist Church Cemetery

Census

Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Harford County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions. The following records, taken from its collection, have been digitized and made available to view for free online:

Methodist

Surname index to Harford County Maryland Church Records: West Harford Circuit Methodist Episcopal Church South (1851-1877), courtesy: Petersrow Publishers.

Court

Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

'Bibliography

  • [Harris] Harris, Mrs. Norris. "The Harris Family of Balitmore and Harford Counties," The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Spring 1990):68. FHL US/CAN Book 975 B2m.

Gazetteers

Immigration

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Harford County Deed Books (1773-present) have been uploaded to their website: MDLandRec.Net: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War

  • "Harford County, Maryland, Oaths of Fidelity, 1778," The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist, Vol. 29, No. 4 (Fall 1988):126-127; Vol. 30, No. 1 (Winter 1989):10-11; Vol. 30, No. 2 (Spring 1989):46-47; Vol. 30, No. 3 (Summer 1989):88-89; Vol. 30, No. 4 (Fall 1989):126-127; Vol. 31, No. 1 (Winter 1990):6-7. FHL US/CAN Book 975 B2m.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References