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County Courthouse

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Queen Anne's County Government
107 N. Liberty St.
Centreville, MD 21617
ph: 410.758.4098

History

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Parent County

  • Created 9 April 1706 from Talbot County.

Boundary Changes

  • 15 June 1773, a part was taken off to create Caroline County.

Variant Spelling

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns
Census Districts
Communities

Neighboring Counties

Anne Arundel | Caroline | Kent | Talbot | Kent County, Delaware

Resources

Cemeteries

For a more detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Queen Anne's County, Maryland Cemeteries.

The following is a list of cemeteries in Queen Anne's County:[2]

  • Goldsboro Cemetery
  • Gouldtown Cemetery
  • Grasonville Cemetery
  • Holden's Cemetery
  • John Wesley Church Cemetery
  • Kingsley Cemetery
  • Mount Olive Cemetery
  • Mount Pleasant Cemetery
  • Mount Zion Cemetery
  • Perry's Corner Cemetery
  • Rochester Cemetery
  • Rochester Memorial Garden
  • Saint Peter's Cemetery
  • Stevensville Cemetery
  • Sudlersville Cemetery
  • Thomas Cemetery
  • Union Cemetery
  • Wesley Cemetery
  • Wye of Carmichael 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 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:

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]

General

  • Barnes, Robert W., F. Edward Wright, Vernon L. Skinner and Henry C. Peden. Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. 23 vols. Westminster, Md.: Family Line, 1996-2003; Lewes, Del.: Delmarva Roots and Colonial Roots, 2007. FHL US/CAN Book 975.21 D2b v. 1 ff. [Queen Anne's County families appear in Vols. 4-5, 7, 13, and 21.]

Bibliography

  • [Brown] Brown, John B. "The Posthumous Son of William Turbutt Wright of Queen Anne's County, Maryland," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 53, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):46-50. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 53
  • [Claiborne] Washington, S.H. Lee. "William Claiborne: His Parentage and Pedigree," The William and Mary Quarterly, 2nd Ser., Vol. 19, No. 4 (Oct. 1939):474-475. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Claiborne] Torrence, Clayton. "The English Ancestry of William Claiborne of Virginia: Part I: A Critical Study of the Traditionally Stated English Origins," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 56, No. 3 (Jul., 1948), pp. 328-343. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Claiborne] Torrence, Clayton. "The English Ancestry of William Claiborne of Virginia: Part II. The English Connection," The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 56, No. 4 (Oct., 1948), pp. 431-460. Digital version at JSTOR ($).
  • [Claiborne] Dorman, John Frederick and Claiborne T. Smith. Claiborne of Virginia, Descendants of Colonel William Claiborne, The First Eight Generations. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1995.
  • [Claiborne] Davis, Virginia Lee Hutcheson. "William Claiborne, 1621 The George to Virginia," Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy, Vol. 12, No. 1 (May/June 2003):3-7. FHL Collection 975.51 D25t
  • [Paca] Harris, Mrs. Norris. "The Paca Family of Queen Anne's County, Maryland," The Maryland and Delaware Genealogist, Vol. 31, No. 2 (Spring 1990):69. FHL US/CAN Book 975 B2m.
  • [Wright] Brown, John B. "The Posthumous Son of William Turbutt Wright of Queen Anne's County, Maryland," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 53 (1965):46-50.

Gazetteers

Immigration

The New Early Settlers of Maryland database is a great place to start searching for immigrants who had arrived in the colony by the 1680s. The database "comprises 34,326 entries from Gust Skordas' Early Settlers of Maryland and Carson Gibb's Supplement to the Early Settlers of Maryland." Available online, courtesy: Maryland State Archives.

Other Queen Anne's County immigration resources include:

Land

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Queen Anne's County Deed Books (1706-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 et. al. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Queen Anne's County on page 128.]
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, Queen Anne County, p. 154. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death

Societies and Libraries

Family History CentersIntroduction to LDS Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 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), 154. FHL Collection 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at Google Books and Internet Archive.
  2. USGS Map, Trails.com

 

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