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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maryland|Maryland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montgomery_County,_Maryland|Montgomery County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Montgomery County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
== [http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Montgomery County
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| state = Maryland
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| founded year = 1776
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| founded date = September 6
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| seat = Rockville
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| building address = Montgomery County Courthouse<br>
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101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor<br>Rockville, MD 20850<br>Phone: 240-777-9466<br>[http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/  '''Montgomery County Website'''] }}
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== [http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ Montgomery County Maryland Courthouse]  ==
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}}&nbsp;<br>[http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/ Montgomery County Courthouse]<br>101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor<br>Rockville, MD 20850<br>Phone: 240-777-9466<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1799,<br>divorce, court and land records from 1776<br>1830 Census Missing<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery, Maryland page 318, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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{{RAOGKcourthouse}<br><br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1799,<br>divorce, court and land records from 1776<br>1830 Census Missing. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery, Maryland page 318, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Montgomery County Maryland History  ==
  
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*Named for Richard Montgomery, general in the American Revolutionary War.
 
*Named for Richard Montgomery, general in the American Revolutionary War.
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Montgomery County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] | [[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]] | [[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]] | '''Virginia''' counties:&nbsp; [[Arlington County, Virginia|Arlington]] | [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] | [[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]] | [[District of Columbia|District of Columbia]]  
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== Resources  ==
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'''Maryland''' counties:
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]]
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*[[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]]
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*[[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]]
  
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'''Virginia''' counties:
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*[[Arlington County, Virginia|Arlington]]
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*[[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]]
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*[[Loudoun County, Virginia|Loudoun]]
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'''District of Columbia'''
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*[[District of Columbia|District of Columbia]]
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== Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*"Brown Family Cemetery, Montgomery County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 51, No. 2 (Apr. 1975):110. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 51}}  
 
*"Brown Family Cemetery, Montgomery County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 51, No. 2 (Apr. 1975):110. {{FHL|973 D25aga v. 51}}  
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*'''[Allnutt]''' Allnutt, Ernest C. "William Allnutt and Wife Sarah (Mears) Talbott, Widow of John Talbott of Calvert County, Maryland: The Progenitors of the American Colonial Family of Allnutt with One Line of Their Descendants in Montgomery County, Maryland," ''Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin,'' Vol. 33, No. 4 (Fall 1992):712-766. {{FHL|832519|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 208}}.  
 
*'''[Allnutt]''' Allnutt, Ernest C. "William Allnutt and Wife Sarah (Mears) Talbott, Widow of John Talbott of Calvert County, Maryland: The Progenitors of the American Colonial Family of Allnutt with One Line of Their Descendants in Montgomery County, Maryland," ''Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin,'' Vol. 33, No. 4 (Fall 1992):712-766. {{FHL|832519|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 208}}.  
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*'''[Austin]''' Galau, Jeane K. ''The Austin Family of Montgomery County, Maryland and Ohio County, Kentucky: With Related Lines.'' 3 vols. Menasha, Wisc.: J.K. Galau, 1978-1979. Digitized by FamilySearch Books Online: {{FSbook|223604|disp=Vol. 1}} | {{FSbook|223626|disp=Vol. 2}} | {{FSbook|223613|disp=Vol. 3}}.
 
*'''[Baker]''' Hurley, William Neal. ''Baker Families of Maryland''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2001. {{FHL|1952307|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B167Hwn}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Baker]''' Hurley, William Neal. ''Baker Families of Maryland''. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2001. {{FHL|1952307|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B167Hwn}}.<br>  
 
*'''[Chilton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; {{FHL|1024202|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
 
*'''[Chilton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; {{FHL|1024202|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
 
*'''[Hennage]''' Rubincam, Milton. "The Hennage Family of Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):163-169. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 19 (1975)}}.  
 
*'''[Hennage]''' Rubincam, Milton. "The Hennage Family of Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):163-169. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 19 (1975)}}.  
*'''[Miles]''' Hurley, William Neal. ''Our Maryland Heritage, Book Thirteen, Miles Families, Primarily of Montgomery County, Maryland, But Including Members of the Family Found in Other Counties of Maryland and Elsewhere.'' Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999.
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*'''[Miles]''' Hurley, William Neal. ''Our Maryland Heritage, Book Thirteen, Miles Families, Primarily of Montgomery County, Maryland, But Including Members of the Family Found in Other Counties of Maryland and Elsewhere.'' Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999.
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*'''[Rawlins]''' Lancaster, Jeannie. "Rawlins Family," ''Tree Builders, Christian County Genealogical Society'', Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2006):57-67. Digital version at {{FSbook|93435}}.
  
 
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*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Georgetown with the following surnames: Beatty, Deakins, Forrest, Johns, Levy, Magruder, Mason, and Stoddert.]  
 
*Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," ''The Genealogist'', Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Georgetown with the following surnames: Beatty, Deakins, Forrest, Johns, Levy, Magruder, Mason, and Stoddert.]  
*[http://www.immigrantservants.com/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Montgomery&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Montgomery County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database].
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*[http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Montgomery&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Montgomery County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database].
  
 
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==== Land  ====
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*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Montgomery County on page 127.]
 
*''A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]''. 1841. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Montgomery County on page 127.]
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The 1778 Oath of Fidelity lists for Montgomery County have been published in:
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*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Revolutionary Records of Maryland.'' Washington, D.C.: R.H. Darby Print., 1924. Digital version at {{FSbook|218734}} - free.
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Research Guides<br>  ====
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*Andersen, Patricia Abelard. “Research in Montgomery County.” ''Maryland Genealogical Society Journal ''51, no. 2 (2010): 207-217.
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*Cook, Eleanor M. V. ''Guide to the Records of Montgomery County, Maryland: Genealogical and Historical''. Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1989.<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*'''[1783] '''[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437mo.html Montgomery County Tax List of 1783]: This is an alphabetical index to names to all property owners assessed. The index cards at the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives] include county, hundred, names of tracts of land and whether individuals were paupers or single males as provided in the law.
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*'''1733''' - Russell, Donna Valley. "1733 Taxables," ''Western Maryland Genealogy,'' Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 1987):99-103.
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*'''1783''' - [http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437mo.html Montgomery County Tax List of 1783]: This is an alphabetical index to names to all property owners assessed. The index cards at the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives] include county, hundred, names of tracts of land and whether individuals were paupers or single males as provided in the law.
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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].
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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*[[Seneca Maryland Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Seneca Maryland Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*The Montgomery County MDGenWeb Project, a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*The Montgomery County MDGenWeb Project, a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibm.html "Montgomery Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibm.html "Montgomery Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/montgomery/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Montgomery County.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/montgomery/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Montgomery County.  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/md/montgomery/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Montgomery County. (Backup site)  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/montgomery/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Montgomery County. (Backup site)  
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/MD/county/Montgomery%20Co Montgomery County at Our Family Tree]  
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/MD/county/Montgomery%20Co Montgomery County at Our Family Tree]  
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Montgomery|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org Family History Library Catalog}} for Montgomery County.
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Montgomery|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org Family History Library Catalog}} for Montgomery County.
  
== References  ==
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== Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Montgomery County Maryland genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Montgomery County, Maryland
Map
Map of Maryland highlighting Montgomery County
Location in the state of Maryland
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maryland
Location of Maryland in the U.S.
Facts
Founded September 6, 1776
County Seat Rockville
Courthouse
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Address Montgomery County Courthouse

101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-777-9466
Montgomery County Website


Contents

Montgomery County Maryland Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Montgomery County, Maryland Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1898 1798 1898 1790 1777 1776
Montgomery County Maryland Courthouse.jpg

{{RAOGKcourthouse}


Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1799,
divorce, court and land records from 1776
1830 Census Missing. [1]

Montgomery County Maryland History

  • Named for Richard Montgomery, general in the American Revolutionary War.

Parent County

  • Created 6 September 1776 from Frederick County.

Boundary Changes

  • 1791, portions of the county (including Georgetown) along with portions of Prince George's County were ceded to form District of Columbia.

Record Loss

Montgomery County Maryland Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Gaithersburg
  • Rockville

Silver Spring

  • Takoma Park
Towns
  • Barnesville
  • Brookeville
  • Chevy Chase
  • Chevy Chase View
  • Chevy Chase Village
  • Garrett Park
  • Glen Echo
  • Kensington
  • Laytonsville
  • Poolesville
  • Somerset
  • Washington Grove
Villages & Special Tax Districts
  • Chevy Chase Section Three
  • Chevy Chase Section Five
  • Drummond
  • Friendship Heights
  • Martin's Additions
  • North Chevy Chase
  • Oakmont
Census Districts
  • Ashton-Sandy Spring
  • Aspen Hill
  • Bethesda
  • Brookmont
  • Burtonsville
  • Cabin John
  • Calverton
  • Chevy Chase
  • Clarksburg
  • Cloverly
  • Colesville
  • Damascus
  • Darnestown
  • Fairland
  • Forest Glen
  • Friendship Village
  • Germantown
  • Hillandale
  • Kemp Mill
  • Montgomery Village
  • North Bethesda
  • North Kensington
  • North Potomac
  • Olney
  • Potomac
  • Redland
  • Rossmoor
  • Silver Spring
  • South Kensington
  • Travilah
  • Wheaton-Glenmont
  • White Oak
Communities
  • Ashton
  • Beallsville
  • Boyds
  • Derwood
  • Dickerson
  • Hyattstown
  • Sandy Spring
  • Shady Grove

Neighboring Counties

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Maryland counties:

Virginia counties:

District of Columbia

Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Resources

Cemeteries

  • "Brown Family Cemetery, Montgomery County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 51, No. 2 (Apr. 1975):110. FHL 973 D25aga v. 51
  • Riggs, Ronald Paul and John Frederick Dorman. "Two Montgomery County, Maryland, Cemeteries," The American Genealogist, Vol. 50, No. 2 (Apr. 1974):91. FHL 973 D25aga v. 50 [Peter Family Cemetery and Offutt Family Cemetery.]
  • Our Lady Queen of Poland, Silver Spring BillionGraves

Census

Provincial Census of 1776, Frederick County; Including Lower Potomac Hundred, August 22, 1776; George Town Hundred, August 22, 1776; [Unnamed] Hundred, including present Montgomery County, 1776; Elizabeth Hundred, July 22, 1776 (24 pages of facsimile reproductions); Sugar Land Hundred, September 2, 1776; North West Hundred, September 2, 1776 is available online, see pages 177-257 of:

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at Google Books.

Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules. For tips on accessing Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.

Church of England

Gotoarrow.png See also All Saints Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Eden Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also Prince George's Parish
Gotoarrow.png See also St. Peter's Parish

Court

Family Histories

  • [Allnutt] Allnutt, Ernest C. "William Allnutt and Wife Sarah (Mears) Talbott, Widow of John Talbott of Calvert County, Maryland: The Progenitors of the American Colonial Family of Allnutt with One Line of Their Descendants in Montgomery County, Maryland," Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, Vol. 33, No. 4 (Fall 1992):712-766. FHL CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 208.
  • [Austin] Galau, Jeane K. The Austin Family of Montgomery County, Maryland and Ohio County, Kentucky: With Related Lines. 3 vols. Menasha, Wisc.: J.K. Galau, 1978-1979. Digitized by FamilySearch Books Online: Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 | Vol. 3.
  • [Baker] Hurley, William Neal. Baker Families of Maryland. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 2001. FHL Book 929.273 B167Hwn.
  • [Chilton] Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16; digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Hennage] Rubincam, Milton. "The Hennage Family of Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1975):163-169. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 19 (1975).
  • [Miles] Hurley, William Neal. Our Maryland Heritage, Book Thirteen, Miles Families, Primarily of Montgomery County, Maryland, But Including Members of the Family Found in Other Counties of Maryland and Elsewhere. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, Inc., 1999.
  • [Rawlins] Lancaster, Jeannie. "Rawlins Family," Tree Builders, Christian County Genealogical Society, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2006):57-67. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.

Gazetteers

Immigration

  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. "Intercepted Letters Relating to America 1777-1811," The Genealogist, Vol. 14, No. 2 (Fall 2000):184-200; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Spring 2001):53-74. [Overseas correspondence of residents of Georgetown with the following surnames: Beatty, Deakins, Forrest, Johns, Levy, Magruder, Mason, and Stoddert.]
  • List of imported servants and convicts from Europe who served labor terms in Colonial Montgomery County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: Immigrant Servants Database.

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Montgomery County Deed Books (1777-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
  • A Census of Pensioners for Revolutionary or Military Services: With their Names, Ages, and Places of Residence, as Returned by the Marshalls of the Several Judicial Districts, Under the Act for Taking the Sixth Census]. 1841. Digital version at Google Books. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Montgomery County on page 127.]

The 1778 Oath of Fidelity lists for Montgomery County have been published in:

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Revolutionary Records of Maryland. Washington, D.C.: R.H. Darby Print., 1924. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
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, Montgomery County, pp. 152-153. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

 

Probate

Research Guides

  • Andersen, Patricia Abelard. “Research in Montgomery County.” Maryland Genealogical Society Journal 51, no. 2 (2010): 207-217.
  • Cook, Eleanor M. V. Guide to the Records of Montgomery County, Maryland: Genealogical and Historical. Westminster, Md.: Family Line Publications, 1989.

Taxation

  • 1733 - Russell, Donna Valley. "1733 Taxables," Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 1987):99-103.
  • 1783 - Montgomery County Tax List of 1783: This is an alphabetical index to names to all property owners assessed. The index cards at the Maryland State Archives include county, hundred, names of tracts of land and whether individuals were paupers or single males as provided in the law.

Vital Records

Death

Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries

 

Montgomery County Historical Society

Family History Centers

Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy Websites

Montgomery County Maryland Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montgomery, Maryland page 318, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.