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*'''Meadow View Mennonite Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2218226&CScnty=1207&CSsr=61& Findagrave.com]
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'''Meadow View Mennonite Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2218226&CScnty=1207&CSsr=61& Findagrave.com]<br>
*'''Presbyterian Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=710573&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]
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'''Presbyterian Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=710573&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]<br>
*'''Rose Hill Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81439&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]<br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RAO0Q4O1H Political Graveyards]<br>[http://interment.net/data/us/md/washington/rosehill/rose.htm Interment.net]
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'''Rose Hill Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81439&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]<br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RAO0Q4O1H Political Graveyards]<br>[http://interment.net/data/us/md/washington/rosehill/rose.htm Interment.net]<br>
 
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*'''Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80964&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]
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'''Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=80964&CScnty=1207&CSsr=101& Findagrave.com]<br>
*'''Saint Marys Graveyard'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81560&CScnty=1207&CSsr=121& Findagrave.com]
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'''Saint Marys Graveyard'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81560&CScnty=1207&CSsr=121& Findagrave.com]<br>
*'''South Potomac Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2159207&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com]<br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RNW0R9T2W Political Graveyards]
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'''South Potomac Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2159207&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com]<br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RNW0R9T2W Political Graveyards]
 
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*'''Washington Confederate Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640858&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com] <br>Family History Library <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;amp;amp;titleno=42893&amp;amp;amp;amp;disp=Washington+Confederate+Cemetery%2C+Hager%20%20&amp;amp;amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC Fiche 6125361"] (Filmed by the GSU, 1996).</ref>
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'''Washington Confederate Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=640858&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com] <br>Family History Library <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;amp;amp;titleno=42893&amp;amp;amp;amp;disp=Washington+Confederate+Cemetery%2C+Hager%20%20&amp;amp;amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC Fiche 6125361"] (Filmed by the GSU, 1996).</ref><br>
*'''Zion Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81805&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com] <br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RCJ1EGL5J Political Graveyards]
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'''Zion Cemetery'''<br>[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81805&CScnty=1207&CSsr=141& Findagrave.com] <br>[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/MD/WA.html#RCJ1EGL5J Political Graveyards]
 
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==== Church History and Records ====
 
==== Church History and Records ====
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*'''Lutheran'''<br>St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
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'''Lutheran'''<br>St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church<br>
*'''Methodist'''<br>John Wesley United Methodist Church<br>St. Matthew's United Methodist Church<br>St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church<br>Washington Square United Methodist Church
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'''Methodist'''<br>John Wesley United Methodist Church<br>St. Matthew's United Methodist Church<br>St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church<br>Washington Square United Methodist Church
 
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*'''Reformed Church'''<br>Reformed Congregation<br>Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church<br>Zion Reformed Church
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'''Reformed Church'''<br>Reformed Congregation<br>Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church<br>Zion Reformed Church<br>
*'''Roman Catholic'''<br>St. Mary's Catholic Church
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'''Roman Catholic'''<br>St. Mary's Catholic Church<br>
*'''United Church of Christ'''<br>Zion United Church of Christ
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'''United Church of Christ'''<br>Zion United Church of Christ
 
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
Hagerstown Mail<br>
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*Hagerstown Mail<br>
Herald of Freedom and Torch Light (later called Herald and Torch Light) <br>
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*Herald of Freedom and Torch Light (later called Herald and Torch Light) <br>
Maryland Free Press<br>
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*Maryland Free Press<br>
[http://www.herald-mail.com/ The Herald-Mail], Online newspaper <br>
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*[http://www.herald-mail.com/ The Herald-Mail], Online newspaper <br>
[http://www.washcolibrary.org/localhistory/articles.asp?aID=5 Washington County Free Library], newspaper indexing <br>
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*[http://www.washcolibrary.org/localhistory/articles.asp?aID=5 Washington County Free Library], newspaper indexing <br>
 
==== Libraries and Museums<br>  ====
 
==== Libraries and Museums<br>  ====
  

Revision as of 05:00, 15 February 2009

United States > Maryland > Washington County > Hagerstown
Hagerstown's Public Square in 1900

City Hall

1 East Franklin St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-8577

History

Hagerstown is a city in Washington County and is the County Seat. It is also the largest city in a region known as Western Maryland and has also been recognized as Cumberland Valley. Johanthan Hager founded this community in 1762.
An extensive history about Hagerstown can be found at Wikipedia

Neighboring Communities

Resources

Bible Records

Family Bible records in the Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, Maryland; Fuller, Marsha Lynne; Washington County Free Library. Indexed "These records, covering the years 1738 to 1999, include first and last name, event (birth, christening, confirmation, marriage, death, obituary), date, event location, age, ...name of spouse, residence of bride and groom, minister and location of ceremony, names of parents, and name of family bible. This volume provides over 8,000 entries...." -- Back cover.[1]

Cemeteries

Meadow View Mennonite Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Presbyterian Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Rose Hill Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards
Interment.net

Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard
Findagrave.com
Saint Marys Graveyard
Findagrave.com
South Potomac Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards

Washington Confederate Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Family History Library [2]
Zion Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards

Church History and Records

Lutheran
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Methodist
John Wesley United Methodist Church
St. Matthew's United Methodist Church
St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
Washington Square United Methodist Church

Reformed Church
Reformed Congregation
Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church
Zion Reformed Church
Roman Catholic
St. Mary's Catholic Church
United Church of Christ
Zion United Church of Christ

Directories

Genealogy

Immigration and Emigration

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records (1892-1924), the passengers who are from Hagerstown or heading to Hagerstown.

Maps

Newspapers

Libraries and Museums

Local Histories

  • A History of Washington County, Maryland, by Thomas John Chew Williams [3] from the earliest settlements to the present time, including a history of Hagerstown, to this is added a biographical record of representative families prepared from data obtained from original sources of information.
  • History of western Maryland : being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties..., by J. Thomas Scharf  [4] from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men.

Societies

Vital Records

Websites

  • Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Hagerstown, Maryland. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

References

  1. Family Bible records in the Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, Maryland (Westminster, Md. : Willow Bend Books, 2003), FHLC 975.291/H1 D2f.
  2. "FHLC Fiche 6125361" (Filmed by the GSU, 1996).
  3. The history of Washington County, Maryland, from the earliest settlements to the present time, including a history of Hagerstown ([Chambersburg, Pa.] J.M. Runk &amp;amp;amp;amp; L.R. Titsworth; [Hagerstown, printed] 1906, reprint 1968, 1992), FHL book 975.291 H2w v. 1-2 reprint 1968.
  4. History of western Maryland : being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men (Philadelphia : L.H. Everts 1882, reprint 1906, 1968, 1992), FHL book 975.2 H2s 1968 v. 1-2, reprint 1968.