Wicomico County, Maryland

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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m900/m913/000001/000001/pdf/m913.pdf Baptist, Allen Memorial Church], Salisbury, Md., includes: Register and Minutes 1859-1877, List of Members and Dates of Baptism, Minutes 1905-1930s, church history, deed, Record of Membership 1920-1950, and Covenant, Membership 1907-1908  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m900/m913/000001/000001/pdf/m913.pdf Baptist, Allen Memorial Church], Salisbury, Md., includes: Register and Minutes 1859-1877, List of Members and Dates of Baptism, Minutes 1905-1930s, church history, deed, Record of Membership 1920-1950, and Covenant, Membership 1907-1908  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf First Methodist], includes church register
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf First Methodist], includes Church Register
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Bethel Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Bethel Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2126/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2126.pdf Methodist, Bethesda Church], includes: Registers 1840s-1950s, Sabbath School Minutes 1880s, Misc. Registers [also known as Bethesda Methodist Protestant Church]  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2126/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2126.pdf Methodist, Bethesda Church], includes: Registers 1840s-1950s, Sabbath School Minutes 1880s, Misc. Registers [also known as Bethesda Methodist Protestant Church]  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Bivalve Church], various records 1880s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Bivalve Church], various records 1880s-1960s  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Christ Church], includes Church Records 1952-1967
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Christ Church], includes Church Records 1952-1967  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Jerusalem Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Jerusalem Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Jones Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Jones Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Jones Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Jones Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Mt. Hermon Church], includes Church Register 1914-1937 and Church Records 1956-1967
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Mt. Hermon Church], includes Church Register 1914-1937 and Church Records 1956-1967  
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*Methodist, Mt. Zion Church ''see Quantico Charge''
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Melsom Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1930s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Melsom Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1930s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Nanticoke Church], various records 1800s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Nanticoke Church], various records 1800s-1960s  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, New Hope Church], includes Church Register 1914-1937
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, New Hope Church], includes Church Register 1914-1937  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Oak Grove], includes Registers 1880s-1930s  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Oak Grove Church], includes Registers 1880s-1930s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1051/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1051.pdf Methodist, Powellville Charge], various circuit records 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1051/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1051.pdf Methodist, Powellville Charge], various circuit records 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1061/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1061.pdf Methodist, Quantico Charge, Membership Records], years: 1942-1962, includes: Mt. Zion, St. Luke's, St. Marks and church histories of St. Luke's and St. Mark's  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1061/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1061.pdf Methodist, Quantico Charge, Membership Records], years: 1942-1962, includes: Mt. Zion, St. Luke's, St. Marks and church histories of St. Luke's and St. Mark's  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Quantico Church], includes Church Register
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Quantico Church], includes Church Register  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Rockawalkin Church], includes Church Register
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Rockawalkin Church], includes Church Register  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, St. John's Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, St. John's Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
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*Methodist, St. Luke's Church ''see Quantico Charge''
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*Methodist, St. Mark's Church ''see Quantico Charge''
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Trinity Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Trinity Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Trinity Church], includes Church Register
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Trinity Church], includes Church Register  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Tyaskin Church], includes Church Records 1894-1961  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Tyaskin Church], includes Church Records 1894-1961  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Waltersville Charge], various records 1800s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, Waltersville Charge], various records 1800s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Wesley Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Wesley Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1920s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, White Haven Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1058/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1058.pdf Methodist, White Haven Church], includes Church Records 1885-1961  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Whitehaven Church], includes Church Register
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist, Whitehaven Church], includes Church Register  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Zion Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist, Zion Church, Membership and Church Records], years: 1870s-1960s  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1060/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1060.pdf Methodist Episcopal, Parsonburg Circuit], includes Church Records 1909-1932
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2122/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2122.pdf Methodist Episcopal, Whitehaven and Trinity Churches], includes Registers 1860-1881  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2122/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2122.pdf Methodist Episcopal, Whitehaven and Trinity Churches], includes Registers 1860-1881  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist Episcopal, Whitehaven and Trinity Churches], includes Registers 1922-1923  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2121/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2121.pdf Methodist Episcopal, Whitehaven and Trinity Churches], includes Registers 1922-1923  
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*Methodist Episcopal Church South, Asbury ''see Wicomico Circuit''  
 
*Methodist Episcopal Church South, Asbury ''see Wicomico Circuit''  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1062/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1062.pdf Methodist Episcopal Church South, Wicomico Circuit, Conference Minutes], years: 1880s-1910s. Congregations: Asbury, Eden, Morris Schoolhouse, New Churches, Trinity, Washington.  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1062/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1062.pdf Methodist Episcopal Church South, Wicomico Circuit, Conference Minutes], years: 1880s-1910s. Congregations: Asbury, Eden, Morris Schoolhouse, New Churches, Trinity, Washington.  
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1043/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1043-2.pdf Methodist Protestant, Pittsville Circuit], various records 1910s-1960s
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm1000/scm1043/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm1043-2.pdf Methodist Protestant, Pittsville Circuit], various records 1910s-1960s  
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/scm2100/scm2126/000001/000001/pdf/msa_scm2126.pdf Methodist Protestant, Salisbury Circuit], includes various records 1840s-1950s
  
 
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United States > Maryland > Wicomico County
Wicomico County, Maryland in green.

Contents

County Courthouse

Government Office Building
Route 50 & Division Street
Salisbury, MD 21801

Administrative Offices
P.O. Box 870
Salisbury, MD 21803-0870
Phone: 410-548-4696 or 410-548-4697

History

  • Named for Wicomico River, in turned derived from American Indian words wicko mekee, meaning "a place where houses are built," apparently referring to an Indian town on the banks.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities
Towns
Communities

Neighboring Counties

Dorchester | Somerset | Worcester | Sussex County, Delaware

Resources

Cemeteries

Allen Cemetery Barren Creek Springs Cemetery Bethel Cemetery Colbourne Cemetery Dennis Cemetery Dolbey Cemetery Farlows Cemetery

Hammond Cemetery Hastings Cemetery Hebron Cemetery Hustons Cemetery Jerusalem Cemetery Melson Cemetery New Hope Cemetery

Nichols Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery Palmer Cemetery Parsons Cemetery Pittsville Cemetery Redman Cemetery Saint Johns Cemetery

Spring Hill Memorial Garden Twilley Cemetery Union Cemetery Wicomico Memorial Park Zion Cemetery

Cemetery transcriptions can be found on:

Published records can be found on Graveyards and Gravestones of Wicomico. [1] [2]

Census

Federal Census reports available 1870-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church

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

  • [Wright] Wright, Charles W. The Wright Ancestry of Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset and Wicomico Counties Maryland. Baltimore: Baltimore City Printing and Binding Co., 1907. Available at FHL; digital versions at BYU Family History Archives and Google Books (full-view).

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 Wicomico County Deed Books (1867-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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Death Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Wicomico Historical Society
    Marion Phillips
    PO Box 573 Pemberton Drive
    Salisbury MD 21803-0573
    Phone 410-860-0447
    Fax: 410-860-1441
    Email: history@shore.intercom.net

For more information concerning the Societies and Libraries in Maryland see the Maryland Societies page.

Web Sites

References

  1. Graveyards and Gravestones of Wicomico By John E. Jacob, Jr. Available from the Lower Delmarva Maryland Genealogical Society. LIB 2-4-3
  2. WorldCat