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Guide to '''Garrett County Maryland genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Garrett County, Maryland ancestry, family history, and genealogy''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.<br>
 
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| county = Garrett County  
 
| county = Garrett County  
 
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| founded year = 11872
 
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| founded date = November 4
 
| founded date = November 4
| seat = Oakland
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| seat = [[Oakland, Maryland|Oakland]]
 
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| building address = Garrett County Courthouse<br> 203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, Maryland, 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-8970<br>[http://www.garrettcounty.org/ '''Garrett County Website'''] }}
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| building address = [http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/ga/html/gaj.html '''Garrett County Courthouse''']<br> 203 South Fourth Street, Room 207<br>Oakland, MD 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-8970<br>[http://www.garrettcounty.org/ '''Garrett County Website'''] }}  
 
 
  
== Garrett County Maryland Courthouse  ==
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=== Courthouse  ===
  
 
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<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land<br>and court records from 1872, military records from 1942,<br>and naturalization records 1908-1929; Register of wills<br>has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harford, Maryland page 317, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land<br>and court records from 1872, military records from 1942,<br>and naturalization records 1908-1929; Register of wills<br>has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harford, Maryland page 317, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== Garrett County Maryland History  ==
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== History  ==
  
[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px|Garrett-johnwork.jpg]]  
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[[Image:Garrett-johnwork.jpg|thumb|right|149px|John Work Garrett]]  
  
 
*Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
 
*Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Last county created in the state, 4 November 1872, from west part of [[Allegany County, Maryland|Allegany]] County.
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*Last county created in the state, 4 November 1872, from west part of [[Allegany County, Maryland Genealogy|Allegany]] County.
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/maryland/ "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps"] (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Garrett County Maryland Places/Localities  ==
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Allegany County, Maryland|Allegany]] | '''Pennsylvania''' counties: [[Fayette County, Pennsylvania|Fayette]] | [[Somerset County, Pennsylvania|Somerset]] | '''West Virginia''' counties: [[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]] | [[Mineral County, West Virginia|Mineral]] | [[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]] | [[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]  
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'''Maryland''' county:
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*[[Allegany County, Maryland Genealogy|Allegany]]
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'''Pennsylvania''' counties:  
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*[[Fayette County, Pennsylvania Genealogy|Fayette]]  
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*[[Somerset County, Pennsylvania Genealogy|Somerset]]
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*[[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]]  
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*[[Mineral County, West Virginia|Mineral]]  
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*[[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]]  
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*[[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]
  
== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Resources  ==
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== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=22&GScnty=1197&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|690211|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=22&CScnty=1197 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdgarret/cemetery.html USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Garrett+Maryland&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Maryland&county=Garrett&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/cemet.htm MDGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/maryland/garrett.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/md/garrett.htm MDInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://marylandgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=12 MDGravestones]
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many cemetery and obituary records for Garrett County.
 
*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains many cemetery and obituary records for Garrett County.
  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*'''1668-1995''' {{RecordSearch|2385204|Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
Maryland State Archives' ''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' identifies all churches known to have existed in Garrett County, Maryland. It covers all denominations and includes record descriptions.  
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*''[http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/religion/cfm/dsp_county.cfm Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions]'' is not intended to be a complete listing of all Religious institutions in Maryland. It was originally based upon the churches recorded by the Federal Works Progress Administration during a records survey conducted from 1935 to 1941. It has been expanded by later acquisitions from religious organizations to the Maryland State Archives.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the [http://www.courts.state.md.us/ Maryland Judiciary] and the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives], free images and indexes of the complete series of Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: [http://mdlandrec.net/msa/stagser/s1700/s1741/cfm/index.cfm MDLandRec.Net:&nbsp;A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland]. (Requires free registration.)  
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Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the [http://www.courts.state.md.us/ Maryland Judiciary] and the [http://www.msa.md.gov/ Maryland State Archives], free images and indexes of the complete series of Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: [https://mdlandrec.net/main/index.cfm A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland]. (Requires free registration.)  
  
 
Other Garrett County land resources include:  
 
Other Garrett County land resources include:  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
===== '''''War of 1812'''''  =====
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===== 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|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Maryland, Garrett County, p. 149. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
 
*''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|286899|item}} 973 M2Lp v. 5; digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=t7oqAAAAMAAJ Google Books] and [http://www.archive.org/details/listpensionerso02buregoog Internet Archive]. [See Vol. 5, Maryland, Garrett County, p. 149. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
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===== Civil War =====
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932373|Maryland, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932407|Maryland, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1635 – 1777''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9068 Maryland Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1777] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1635 – 1743''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3250 Maryland Calendar of Wills 1635-1743] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1796 – 1940''' {{RecordSearch|1542664|Maryland Probate Estate and Guardianship Files , 1796-1940}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] images
  
 
==== Research Guides<br>  ====
 
==== Research Guides<br>  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''''Death'''''  
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=====Birth=====
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=====Marriage=====
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*'''1658 - 1940''' {{RecordSearch|2523377|Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1666 - 1970''' {{RecordSearch|1675199|Maryland Marriages, 1666-1970}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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===== Death =====
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*'''1898 - 1944''' [http://www.deathindexes.com/maryland/ Maryland Death Index 1898-1944]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Friend Family Association of America '''<br> 261 Maple St <br> Friendsville,MD 21531-2131<br>Phone: 301-746-4690 <br> E-Mail:[mailto:president@friendfamilyassociation.com president@friendfamilyassociation.com]<br> [http://www.friendfamilyassociation.com Website]<br>
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'''Garrett County Historical Museum'''<br> 107 South Second Street<br> Oakland, MD 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-3226<br> E-Mail: [mailto:info@garrettcountymuseums.com info@garrettcountymuseums.com]<br> [http://www.garrettcountymuseums.com/genealogy.html Website]<br>
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<br> '''Ruth Enlow Library'''<br> Oakland (Main) Library<br> 6 North Second Street<br> Oakland, MD 21550<br>Phone: 301-334-3996<br> Fax: 301-334-4152<br> E-Mail: [mailto:genealogy@relib.net genealogy@relib.net]<br> [http://www.relib.net/hist_genealogy/gene_history.asp Website]<br>
  
*[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].
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== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Western Maryland Regional Library'''<br> 101 Tandy Drive<br> Hagerstown, MD 21740<br>Phone: 301-739-3250 ext 553<br> E-Mail: [mailto:whilbr@wmrl.info whilbr@wmrl.info]<br> [http://www.whilbr.org/default.aspx Website]<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy Websites  ==
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== Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains online map, cemetery, marriage, military, land, historical, and biographical records for Garrett County, Maryland.
 
*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/MD/garrett/ FamilyHart's Garrett County, Maryland] This site contains online map, cemetery, marriage, military, land, historical, and biographical records for Garrett County, Maryland.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/maryland/garrett-county/ Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy, History and Facts] (Genealogy Inc)
  
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibg.html "Garrett Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibg.html "Garrett Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdgarret/ The Garrett County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdgarret/ The Garrett County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Garrett County. (Backup site)
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Garrett|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Garrett County
 
  
*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/familyhart/ FamilyHart Online Database] This online database contains over 630,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,000 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project], Garrett County.
  
== Garrett County Maryland Genealogy References  ==
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/garrett/ The USGenWeb Archives Project], Garrett County. (Backup site)
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*{{FHL|United%20States%2C%20Maryland%2C%20Garrett|place|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}, Garrett County
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*[http://midatlantic.rootsweb.ancestry.com/familyhart/ FamilyHart Online Database] This online database contains over 843,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,500 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/278746152174215/ Garrett County Genealogy Facebook Group]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/MD_Garrett.html Kindred Trails]<br>
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garrett-County-MD-Genealogy/138705926243563 Garrett County MD Facebook page]
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Latest revision as of 17:11, 3 October 2017

United States
Maryland
Garrett County

Guide to Garrett County, Maryland ancestry, family history, and genealogy, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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Garrett County, Maryland
Map
Map of Maryland highlighting Garrett County
Location in the state of Maryland
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maryland
Location of Maryland in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 4, 11872
County Seat Oakland
Courthouse
Address Garrett County Courthouse
203 South Fourth Street, Room 207
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: 301-334-8970
Garrett County Website


Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1898 1873 1898 1880 1873 1873


Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, land
and court records from 1872, military records from 1942,
and naturalization records 1908-1929; Register of wills
has probate records. [1]

History

John Work Garrett
  • Named for John Work Garrett (1820-1884), president of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Parent County

  • Last county created in the state, 4 November 1872, from west part of Allegany County.

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Maryland county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Maryland County Boundary Maps" (1637-1997) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Towns

Accident | Deer Park | Friendsville | Grantsville | Kitzmiller | Loch Lynn Heights | Mountain Lake Park | Oakland

Communities

Bittinger | Bloomington | Corunna | Crellin | Gorman | Hutton | Kempton | Keysers Ridge | McHenry | Jennings | New Germany | Sand Spring | Sang Run | Shalmar | Swanton

Neighboring Counties

Mdgarrett.jpg

Maryland county:

Pennsylvania counties:

West Virginia counties:

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MDGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MDInterment
MDGravestones
Billion Graves
See Maryland Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Federal Census reports available 1880-1930. For tips on accessing Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy census records online, see: Maryland Census.

Church

  • Guide to Maryland Religious Institutions is not intended to be a complete listing of all Religious institutions in Maryland. It was originally based upon the churches recorded by the Federal Works Progress Administration during a records survey conducted from 1935 to 1941. It has been expanded by later acquisitions from religious organizations to the Maryland State Archives.

Court

Facebook

  • Come join our Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy Group at Facebook

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 Garrett County Deed Books (1872-present) have been uploaded to their website: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Other Garrett County land resources include:

Local Histories

Maps

Marriage Records

Military

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, Garrett County, p. 149. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
Civil War

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Online Probate Records

Research Guides

  • Russell, Donna Valley. Allegany and Garrett Counties, Maryland, Genealogical Research Guide. New Market, Md.: Catoctin Press, 1996.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Societies and Libraries

Friend Family Association of America
261 Maple St
Friendsville,MD 21531-2131
Phone: 301-746-4690
E-Mail:president@friendfamilyassociation.com
Website


Garrett County Historical Museum
107 South Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: 301-334-3226
E-Mail: info@garrettcountymuseums.com
Website


Ruth Enlow Library
Oakland (Main) Library
6 North Second Street
Oakland, MD 21550
Phone: 301-334-3996
Fax: 301-334-4152
E-Mail: genealogy@relib.net
Website


Western Maryland Regional Library
101 Tandy Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: 301-739-3250 ext 553
E-Mail: whilbr@wmrl.info
Website


Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

  • "Garrett Co.," in Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.
  • FamilyHart Online Database This online database contains over 843,000 linked family names. It grows by 1,500 names per week, and is updated online quarterly. There are many many Garrett County family in this database.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harford, Maryland page 317, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.