Prince George's County, Maryland

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{{Maryland-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maryland|Maryland]] > Prince George's County'' [[Image:MD Prince George's map.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
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{{Maryland-stub}} ''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maryland|Maryland]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's County]]'' [[Image:MD Prince George's map.png|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== [http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
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[[Image:Prince George's County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]] {{RAOGKcourthouse}} County Administration Building<br>14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive <br>Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772-3050<br>
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County Administration Building<br>14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive <br>Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772-3050<br>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions) is available online, see pages 1-89 and index in:
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Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions) is available online, see pages 1-89 and index in:  
  
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3900/sc3973/001202/html/m1202-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Thomas's Parish], includes: parish registers 1850-1970 and various records
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3900/sc3973/001202/html/m1202-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Thomas's Parish], includes: parish registers 1850-1970 and various records
  
'''''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''''
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===== Church of England  =====
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[King Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|King George's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Piscataway Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Piscataway Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Prince Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Prince George's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Johns Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|St. John's Parish]]
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*Capitol Heights  
 
*Capitol Heights  
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*'''[Smith]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. {{FHL|319844|item}}  
 
*'''[Smith]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. {{FHL|319844|item}}  
 
*'''[Welsh]''' Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)  
 
*'''[Welsh]''' Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)  
*'''[Wheat]''' Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v.&nbsp;86 (1998)
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*'''[Wheat]''' Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v.&nbsp;86 (1998)  
 
*'''[Wilson]''' ''See Bates''.
 
*'''[Wilson]''' ''See Bates''.
  
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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, Prince George's 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, Prince George's County on page 127.]
  
===== French War (1799) =====
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===== French War (1799) =====
  
"Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers," is available online, see pages 173-175 in:
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"Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers," is available online, see pages 173-175 in:  
  
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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===== Marriage =====
  
"Marriage Licenses Issued at Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, 1777-1800," is available online, see pages 93-172 in:
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"Marriage Licenses Issued at Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, 1777-1800," is available online, see pages 93-172 in:  
  
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:05, 7 March 2011

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Contents

County Courthouse

Prince George's County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG
  County Administration Building
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772-3050

History

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  • Named for Prince George of Denmark, the brother of King Christian V of Denmark and Sweden, and husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Bowie, Greenbelt, Laurel, Landover Hills, Upper Marlboro, more...

Neighboring Counties

Anne Arundel | Calvert | Charles | Howard | Montgomery | Virginia counties: Alexandria | Fairfax | District of Columbia

Resources

Cemeteries

files.usgwarchives.net/md/howard/cemeteries/multiple.txt includes partial transcriptions for

     Ammendale Cemetery-Ammendale-(Christian Bros.)
             11007 Montgomery Road,Beltsville,MD

     White Marsh Cemetery-Bowie MD


Census

Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions) is available online, see pages 1-89 and index in:

  • 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.

Church

Maryland State Archives' Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions identifies all churches known to have existed in Prince George's 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

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Gotoarrow.png See also Piscataway Parish
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  • Capitol Heights
  • Greenbelt

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
  • [Bates] Russell, Donna Valley. "The Maternal Ancestry of Mary Bates, Wife of Lingan Wilson of Prince George's County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):72-76. Available at FHL.
  • [Beall] See Bates.
  • [Beckwith] Hoff, Henry B. "Alexander de Hinojosa and His Descendants in Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 79, No. 4 (Oct. 2004):260-273. Available at FHL.
  • [Boteler] Russell, Donna Valley. "The Boteler Family of Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. 1995):9-17. Available at FHL.
  • [Buckerfield] See Bates.
  • [Gambra] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. Available at FHL.
  • [Hepburn] See Bates.
  • [Holdsworth] See Bates.
  • [Parker] See Bates.
  • [Pottenger] Thompson, Neil D. and Paul C. Reed. "Falsehood and Truth: The Ancestry of John Pottenger, Immigrant to Maryland in 1684," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 3 (Jul. 1993):139-145. Available at FHL.
  • [Reagan] Reagan, Donald B. Smoky Mountain Clans. 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978. [The Reagan family is discussed in Vol. 1.]
  • [Smith] Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. FHL Collection
  • [Welsh] Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)
  • [Wheat] Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 86 (1998)
  • [Wilson] See Bates.

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 Prince George's County Deed Books (1696-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, Prince George's County on page 127.]
French War (1799)

"Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers," is available online, see pages 173-175 in:

  • 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.
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, Prince George's County, pp. 153-154. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

"Marriage Licenses Issued at Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, 1777-1800," is available online, see pages 93-172 in:

  • 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.
Death

Societies and Libraries

 

Web Sites

References