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[[Image:{{CapitolBldgDC}}]] The first land grants to English settlers, in what is now the District of Columbia (then Charles County, Maryland), were made in 1663. Scottish immigrants founded Georgetown in 1751. Only a few people lived in the area when the federal government offices were moved there from Philadelphia in 1800. The city grew slowly until the 1860s, when the population more than doubled during and after the Civil War.<br> <br>NEW! &nbsp;Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/District-of-Columbia-Genealogy-Research-Community/235771906495088 District] of Columbia Genealogy Research Community on Facebook or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]!
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[[Image:{{CapitolBldgDC}}]] The first land grants to English settlers, in what is now the District of Columbia (then Charles County, Maryland), were made in 1663. Scottish immigrants founded Georgetown in 1751. Only a few people lived in the area when the federal government offices were moved there from Philadelphia in 1800. The city grew slowly until the 1860s, when the population more than doubled during and after the Civil War.<br> <br>NEW! &nbsp;Join the [https://www.facebook.com/pages/District-of-Columbia-Genealogy-Research-Community/235771906495088 District] of Columbia Genealogy Research Community on Facebook or [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]!  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:16, 27 December 2011

District of Columbia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
District of Columbia Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
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Welcome to the District of Columbia page.

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Featured Content

United States Capitol building at dusk, Washington, D.C.
The first land grants to English settlers, in what is now the District of Columbia (then Charles County, Maryland), were made in 1663. Scottish immigrants founded Georgetown in 1751. Only a few people lived in the area when the federal government offices were moved there from Philadelphia in 1800. The city grew slowly until the 1860s, when the population more than doubled during and after the Civil War.

NEW!  Join the District of Columbia Genealogy Research Community on Facebook or Skype!

Major Repositories

Library of Congress · Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) · National Archives and Records Administration · New York Public Library

Migration Routes

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal · Cumberland Road · Fall Line Road (or Southern Road) · King's Highway · National Road · Potomac River

Did You Know?

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains some District of Columbia Bible records. This collection is partially indexed by E. Kay Kirkham, An Index to Some of the Bibles and Family Records of the United States, vol. 2 (Logan, Utah: Everton Publishers, 1984; FHL book 973 D22kk v.2; fiche 6089184).


Wiki articles describing these collections are found:

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