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United States > Maryland > Howard County
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Contents

County Courthouse

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Howard County Government
3430 Courthouse Drive
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Main phone:
410-313-3000

History

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  • Named for John Edger Howard, a Colonel in the American Revolutionary War, later the 5th Governor of Maryland.

Parent County

  • Made a separate county in 1838 from Anne Arundel County with a part from Baltimore County, but it was not formally recognized until 13 May 1851 by the state Constitutional Convention.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Census Districts
  • Columbia
  • Elkridge
  • Ellicott City
  • Jessup
  • North Laurel
  • Savage-Guilford
Communities
  • Clarksville
  • Cooksville
  • Daniels
  • Dayton
  • Dorsey
  • Fulton
  • Glenelg
  • Glenwood
  • Granite
  • Hanover
  • Henryton
  • Highland
  • Ilchester
  • Lisbon
  • Marriottsville
  • Scaggsville
  • Simpsonville
  • West Friendship
  • Woodbine
  • Woodstock

Neighboring Counties

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Asbury Jessup UMC Churchyard

Blackstone Cemetery, Columbia

Bonnie Brae Cemetery

Bushy Park Community Cemetery

Bushy Park Manor Cemetery

Cavey Cemetery, Ellicott City

Cook Cemetery, Columbia

Dorsey Cemetery, Columbia

Dorsey Family Cemetery, Village of Harpers Choice, Columbia

Dorsey Graveyard at Arcadia, Ellicott City

Doughoregan Manor Chapel, Ellicott City

Ellicott Family Graveyard, Ellicott Mills (Now Ellicott City)

Ellicott Family Graveyard, Hollifield

Gary Memorial Methodist Church Cemetery, Ellicott city

Gardner Cemetery, Jessup

Good Shepherd Cemetery, Ellicott City

Grace Episcopal Church Cemetery, Elkridge

Hammond Graveyard at Burleigh Manor, Ellicott City

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cemetery, Elkridge

Jesuit Cemetery, Woodstock

Jones Cemetery, Ellicott City

McKendree Church Cemetery, West Friendship

McKenzie (MacKenzie) Gravestones, Ellicott City

Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge

Melville Chapel UMC Cemetery, Elkridge

Mountain View Cemetery, West Friendship

Rhine Stone at Pine Orchard, Ellicott City

Rosa Bonheur Memorial Park, Elkridge

Saint Augustine Roman Catholic Cemetery, Elkridge

Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery, Columbia

Saint John's Howard County Cemetery, Ellicott City

Saint Marys Cemetery, Ellicott City

Saint Paul's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Ellicott City

Saint Stephens Cemetery, Elkridge

Smith Family Cemetery, Ellicott City

Trinity Cemetery, Elkridge

Trinity Cemetery, Pfeiffer Corners

Trinity Waterloo Cemetery, Columbia (Trinity Chapel Cemetery)

Tucker Cemetery, Ellicott City

Whipp's Garden Cemetery, Ellicott City

Zion Cemetery, Elkridge

Census

Federal Census reports available 1860-1930.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Howard 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:

Church of England

See also Queen Caroline Parish

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 Howard County Deed Books (1840-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

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, Howard County, p. 151. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References