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Guide to '''Prince George's County, Maryland ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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|county seat= Upper Marlboro
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|parent county= [[Calvert County, Maryland Genealogy|Calvert]], [[Charles County, Maryland Genealogy|Charles]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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|county1= [[Anne Arundel County, Maryland Genealogy|Anne Arundel]]
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|county2= [[Calvert County, Maryland Genealogy|Calvert]]
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|county3= [[Charles County, Maryland Genealogy|Charles]]
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|county4= [[Howard County, Maryland Genealogy|Howard]]
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|county5= [[Montgomery County, Maryland Genealogy|Montgomery]]
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|county6= [[Alexandria County, Virginia Genealogy|Alexandria (VA)]]
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|county7= [[Fairfax County, Virginia Genealogy|Fairfax (VA)]]
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[[Image:Georgeofdenmark.jpg|thumb|right|185px|Prince George of Denmark]]
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== County Information ==
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=== Description ===
  
== [http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
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The County was named for Prince George of Denmark. The County has Upper Marlboro as its seat and the County was created April 23, 1696. The County is located in the southwest area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Prince George, Maryland," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George%27s_County,_Maryland."</ref>
  
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{MD Courthouse Intro|Prince George's}}
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'''Prince George's County Courthouse'''<br>14735 Main Street<br>Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3050<br>Phone: 301-952-3318 <br>[http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ Prince George's County Website] <br><br>
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Clerk of the Circuit Court has land and court records.<br>
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Register of Wills has probate records.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Prince George's County, Maryland Record Dates  ===
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{{MD Record Dates Intro|Prince George's}}
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|Land]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1898  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1898
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1898  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1776
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1696  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1696
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1698
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1698
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1776
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.<br>
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The 1830 Census is missing.
  
[[Image:Prince George's County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]] {{RAOGKcourthouse}}&nbsp;  
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{MD Boundary Changes Intro|Prince George's}}
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*Created 3 October 1695 from [[Calvert County, Maryland Genealogy|Calvert]] and [[Charles County, Maryland Genealogy|Charles]] counties.
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*'''County seat:''' Upper Marlboro<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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*10 June 1748, [[Frederick County, Maryland Genealogy|Frederick]] County was set off.
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*1791, portions were ceded to form the [[District of Columbia Genealogy|District of Columbia]].
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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.
  
[http://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/ Prince George's County Courthouse]<br>14735 Main Street<br>Landover, Maryland 20772-3050<br>Phone: 301-350-9700<br><br>Clerk of the Circuit Court has land and court records.<br>Register of Wills has probate records.<br>1830 Census missing.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prince George’s, Maryland page 318, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Populated Places ===
== History  ==
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{{MD Populated Places Intro|Prince George's}}
 
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*Bowie, Greenbelt, Laurel, Landover Hills, [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Upper_Marlboro,_Maryland Upper Marlboro], [[Prince George's County Populated Places|more...]]
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=== History Timeline ===
 
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{{MD Historical Timeline Intro|Prince George's}}
*Named for Prince George of Denmark, the brother of King Christian V of Denmark and Sweden, and husband of Queen Anne of Great Britain.
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== Resources ==
 
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{{MD Resources Intro|Prince George's}}
==== Parent County ====
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=== Bible Records ===
 
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{{MD Bible Intro|Prince George's}}
*Created 3 October 1695 from [[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]] and [[Charles County, Maryland|Charles]] counties.
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=== Biographies ===
 
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{{MD Biographies Intro|Prince George's}}
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
 
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{{MD Business Records Intro|Prince George's}}
*10 June 1748, [[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]] County was set off.
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=== Cemeteries ===
*1791, portions were ceded to form the [[District of Columbia|District of Columbia]].
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{{MD Cemeteries Intro|Prince George's}}
 
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Prince George's County, Maryland''' online and in print</center>
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
*Bowie, Greenbelt, Laurel, Landover Hills, Upper Marlboro, [[Prince George's County Populated Places|more...]]
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* [http://usgwarchives.net/md/princegeorge/cemet.htm MDGenWeb Archives]
 
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/maryland/pg.html Tombstone Project]
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/md/prince_george.htm MDInterment]
 
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* [http://marylandgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=25 MDGravestones]
[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland|Anne Arundel]] | [[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]] | [[Charles County, Maryland|Charles]] | [[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]] | [[Montgomery County, Maryland|Montgomery]] | '''Virginia''' counties: [[Alexandria County, Virginia|Alexandria]] | [[Fairfax County, Virginia|Fairfax]] | [[District of Columbia|District of Columbia]]  
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
 
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|521153|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Prince+George%27s+Maryland&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Maryland/Prince-George's-County?id=county_1202 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/md/howard/cemeteries/multiple.txt Cemetery Transcriptions] includes partial transcriptions for Ammendale Cemetery-Ammendale-(Christian Bros.), 11007 Montgomery Road, Beltsville, MD
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*Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood
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*White Marsh Cemetery-Bowie MD
  
{{RAOGKcemetery}}  
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=== Census Records ===
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{{MD Census Intro|Prince George's}}
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{{Census|Maryland}}
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/md/howard/cemeteries/multiple.txt files.usgwarchives.net/md/howard/cemeteries/multiple.txt] includes partial transcriptions for<br>
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*The 1830 Census is missing.
*Ammendale Cemetery-Ammendale-(Christian Bros.)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 11007 Montgomery Road,Beltsville,MD<br>
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*''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. By Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh. 1915. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company. Available online at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]. Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions and index). Pages 1-89.
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=48228 Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood] BillionGraves
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*Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.
*White Marsh Cemetery-Bowie MD<br><br><br>
 
  
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=== Church Records ===
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{{MD Church Intro|Prince George's}}
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*'''1668-1995''' {{RecordSearch|2385204|Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*Maryland State Archives' ''[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. The following records, taken from its collection, have been digitized and made available to view for free online:
  
Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions) is available online, see pages 1-89 and index in:
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:*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m0000/m0200/m229/pdf/m229.pdf Protestant Episcopal (Church of England), St. John's Church, King George's Parish (aka Piscataway Parish, St. John's Parish)], includes: parish registers 1689-1878 and vestry minutes 1693-1823
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:*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3500/sc3548/001379/html/m1379-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Simon's Chapel (African American)], includes: parish and church registers 1902-1963, etc.
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:*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3900/sc3973/001202/html/m1202-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Thomas's Parish], includes: parish registers 1850-1970 and various records
  
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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'''''Church of England'''''<br>
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*[[King Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|King George's Parish]]
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*[[Piscataway Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Piscataway Parish]]
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*[[Prince Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Prince George's Parish]]
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*[[Queen Annes Parish, Maryland|Queen Anne's Parish]]
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*[[St. Johns Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|St. John's Parish]]
  
Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules. {{Census|Maryland}}
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'''''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''''<br>
 
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*Capitol Heights
==== Church  ====
 
 
 
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 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:
 
 
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/m0000/m0200/m229/pdf/m229.pdf Protestant Episcopal (Church of England), St. John's Church, King George's Parish (aka Piscataway Parish, St. John's Parish)], includes: parish registers 1689-1878 and vestry minutes 1693-1823
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3500/sc3548/001379/html/m1379-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Simon's Chapel (African American)], includes: parish and church registers 1902-1963, etc.
 
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/megafile/msa/speccolm/sc3900/sc3973/001202/html/m1202-0001.html Protestant Episcopal, St. Thomas's Parish], includes: parish registers 1850-1970 and various records
 
 
 
===== Church of England  =====
 
 
 
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[King Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|King George's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Piscataway Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Piscataway Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Prince Georges Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|Prince George's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[Queen Annes Parish, Maryland|Queen Anne's Parish]]<br>[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] See also [[St. Johns Parish, Prince Georges, Maryland|St. John's Parish]]
 
 
 
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*Capitol Heights  
 
 
*Greenbelt
 
*Greenbelt
  
==== Court ====
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=== Court Records ===
 
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{{MD Court Intro|Prince George's}}
==== Genealogy ====
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=== Directories ===
 
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{{MD Directories Intro|Prince George's}}
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
 
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{{MD Emigration Intro|Prince George's}}
*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*[http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Prince+Georges&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Prince George's County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/simple.php Immigrant Servants Database]. Includes Richard J. Cox's abstracts of ''Maryland Gazette'' runaways.
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
 
  
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{MD Ethnic Groups Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Funeral Homes ===
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{{MD Funeral Homes Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{MD Genealogies Intro|Prince George's}}
  
*'''[Addison]''' Lomax, E.L. ''Genealogy of the Virginia Family of Lomax''. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1913. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/genealogyofvirgi00loma Internet Archive] - free.  
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*'''[Addison]''' Kennedy, Mary Selden. ''Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families''. New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Co., c1911. Digital versions of Vol. 1 at [http://books.google.com/books?id=X6xRAAAAMAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/seldensofvirgini01kenn Internet Archive] | Vol. 2 at {{FSbook|96908}};[http://www.archive.org/details/seldensofvirgini00kenn Internet Archive]; {{FHL|29009|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Se48k}}.
*'''[Bates]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "The Maternal Ancestry of Mary Bates, Wife of Lingan Wilson of Prince George's County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):72-76. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*'''[Addison]''' Lomax, E.L. ''Genealogy of the Virginia Family of Lomax''. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1913. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/genealogyofvirgi00loma Internet Archive] - free.
*'''[Beall]''' ''See Bates''.  
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*'''[Bates]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "The Maternal Ancestry of Mary Bates, Wife of Lingan Wilson of Prince George's County, Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):72-76. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[Beckwith]''' Hoff, Henry B. "Alexander de Hinojosa and His Descendants in Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 4 (Oct. 2004):260-273. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*'''[Beall]''' ''See Bates''.
*'''[Boteler]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "The Boteler Family of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. 1995):9-17. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*'''[Beckwith]''' Hoff, Henry B. "Alexander de Hinojosa and His Descendants in Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 79, No. 4 (Oct. 2004):260-273. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[Bowell]''' Bowell, Lillian and William Bowell. ''A Bowell Family History.'' St. Paul, Minn.  
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*'''[Boteler]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "The Boteler Family of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. 1995):9-17. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[Buckerfield]''' ''See Bates''.  
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*'''[Bowell]''' Bowell, Lillian and William Bowell. ''A Bowell Family History.'' St. Paul, Minn.
*'''[Calvert]''' Douxchamps, Hervé, Jan Botemans and Henry Hoff. ''Rubens et ses Descendants. Volume IV, La Descendance Lunden''. Brussels, Belgium: Office Généalogique et Héraldique de Belgique, 1985. 1977 edition: {{FHL|616307|item|disp=FHL Book 929.2493 R823d}}.<br>
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*'''[Buckerfield]''' ''See Bates''.
*'''[Chapline]''' Dare, Maria J. Liggett. ''Chaplines from Maryland and Virginia''. Washington, D.C.: M.J.L. Dare, 1902. {{FHL|205143|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 896749 Item 3}}; digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/chaplinesfrommary00dare Internet Archive].  
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*'''[Calvert]''' Douxchamps, Hervé, Jan Botemans and Henry Hoff. ''Rubens et ses Descendants. Volume IV, La Descendance Lunden''. Brussels, Belgium: Office Généalogique et Héraldique de Belgique, 1985. 1977 edition: {{FHL|616307|item|disp=FHL Book 929.2493 R823d}}.
*'''[Chilton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306; {{FHL|1024202|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16}}; digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).  
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*'''[Chapline]''' Dare, Maria J. Liggett. ''Chaplines from Maryland and Virginia''. Washington, D.C.: M.J.L. Dare, 1902. {{FHL|205143|item|disp=FHL Film 896749 Item 3}}; digital version at [http://www.archive.org/details/chaplinesfrommary00dare Internet Archive].
*'''[Crauford]''' Tyler, Lyon G. "The Blackburns, of 'Ripon Lodge,'" ''The William and Mary Quarterly,'' Vol. 4, No. 4 (Apr. 1896):266-269. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1915464 JSTOR] - free.  
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*'''[Chilton]''' Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306. ''To locate digital pages use search form at'' [http://www.americanancestors.org/search/advanced-search American Ancestors] ($); ''first select '''Virginia Genealogist, The''' from the Database list. Then select '''Volume''' number.'' {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16}}.
*'''[D'Hiniossa]''' Hoffman, William J. "Alexander D'Hiniossa, The Last Dutch Director on the Delaware," ''The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record'', Vol. 73, No. 4 (Oct. 1942):246-250. Digital version at [http://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/public-elibrary New York Family History] ($); {{FHL|161380|item|disp=FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 73}}.  
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*'''[Crauford]''' Tyler, Lyon G. "The Blackburns, of 'Ripon Lodge,'" ''The William and Mary Quarterly,'' Vol. 4, No. 4 (Apr. 1896):266-269. Digital version at [http://www.jstor.org/stable/1915464 JSTOR] - free.
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*'''[D'Hiniossa]''' Hoffman, William J. "Alexander D'Hiniossa, The Last Dutch Director on the Delaware," ''The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record'', Vol. 73, No. 4 (Oct. 1942):246-250. Digital version at [http://newyorkfamilyhistory.org/ The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society] ($); {{FHL|161380|item|disp=FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 73}}.
 
*'''[Elder]''' Donnelly, Mary Louise. ''Maryland Elder Family and Kin - William Elder 1707-1775 Emmitsburg, Md. Pioneer.'' Burke, Va.: M.L. Donnelly, 1975. {{FHL|292703|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 EL22d}}.
 
*'''[Elder]''' Donnelly, Mary Louise. ''Maryland Elder Family and Kin - William Elder 1707-1775 Emmitsburg, Md. Pioneer.'' Burke, Va.: M.L. Donnelly, 1975. {{FHL|292703|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 EL22d}}.
*'''[Gambra]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*'''[Gambra]''' Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[Hawley]''' Hawley, Laura. ''Hawley, Halley, Holley and Families of Similar Surnames Found in Early Records of England, Maryland and Virginia.'' Bowie, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2003.  
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*'''[Hawley]''' Hawley, Laura. ''Hawley, Halley, Holley and Families of Similar Surnames Found in Early Records of England, Maryland and Virginia.'' Bowie, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2003.
*'''[Hepburn]''' ''See Bates''.  
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*'''[Hepburn]''' ''See Bates''.
*'''[Holdsworth]''' ''See Bates''.  
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*'''[Holdsworth]''' ''See Bates''.
*'''[Ingram]''' Barnum, Dorothy Jeter and George Ely Russell. “James Johnson alias Ingram: A Southern Odyssey,” ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 76, No. 1 (Mar. 1988):5-16. Digital version at [http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ National Genealogical Society website] ($); {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 76 (1988)}}.  
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*'''[Ingram]''' Barnum, Dorothy Jeter and George Ely Russell. “James Johnson alias Ingram: A Southern Odyssey,” ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly,'' Vol. 76, No. 1 (Mar. 1988):5-16. Digital version at [http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ National Genealogical Society website] ($); {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 76 (1988)}}.
*'''[Ingram]''' Barnum, Dorothy Jeter. ''The James and Mary Kendall Ingram Family''. Moultrie, Georgia: D.J. Barnum, c1988. Available at {{FHL|352529|item|disp=FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 In4ba; Film 1320971 Item 11}}.  
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*'''[Ingram]''' Barnum, Dorothy Jeter. ''The James and Mary Kendall Ingram Family''. Moultrie, Georgia: D.J. Barnum, c1988. Available at {{FHL|352529|item|disp=FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 In4ba; Film 1320971 Item 11}}.
*'''[Lamar]''' Lamar, William Harmong, "Thomas Lamar of the Province of Maryland, and a Part of His Descendants," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1897):203-210. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou02assogoog#page/n214/mode/2up Internet Archive].  
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*'''[Lamar]''' Lamar, William Harmong, "Thomas Lamar of the Province of Maryland, and a Part of His Descendants," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1897):203-210. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou02assogoog#page/n214/mode/2up Internet Archive] - free.
*'''[Parker]''' ''See Bates''.  
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*'''[Lamar]''' Crozier, William Armstrong. ''Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, With Genealogical Notes of the Families.'' New York: The Genealogical Association, 1908. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/virginiaheraldic00croz Internet Archive] - free.
*'''[Pottenger]''' Thompson, Neil D. and Paul C. Reed. "Falsehood and Truth:&nbsp;The Ancestry of John Pottenger, Immigrant to Maryland in 1684," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 68, No. 3 (Jul. 1993):139-145. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.  
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*'''[Parker]''' ''See Bates''.
*'''[Prather]''' Lewis, Olan R. ''The Thomas Prather Family''. Lakeport, Calif.: O.R. Lewis, 1988. {{FHL|622050|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 5324}}.  
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*'''[Pottenger]''' Thompson, Neil D. and Paul C. Reed. "Falsehood and Truth: The Ancestry of John Pottenger, Immigrant to Maryland in 1684," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 68, No. 3 (Jul. 1993):139-145. Available at {{FHL|319844|title-id|disp=FHL}}.
*'''[Rawlins]''' Lancaster, Jeannie. "Rawlins Family," ''Tree Builders, Christian County Genealogical Society'', Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2006):57-67. Digital version at {{FSbook|93435}}.  
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*'''[Prather]''' Lewis, Olan R. ''The Thomas Prather Family''. Lakeport, Calif.: O.R. Lewis, 1988. {{FHL|622050|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 5324}}.
*'''[Reagan]''' Reagan, Donald B. ''Smoky Mountain Clans.'' 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. {{FHL|185808|title-id|disp=FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978}}. [The Reagan family is discussed in Vol. 1.]  
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*'''[Rawlins]''' Lancaster, Jeannie. "Rawlins Family," ''Tree Builders, Christian County Genealogical Society'', Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2006):57-67.
*'''[Scearce]''' McNamara, Elizabeth W. ''Weakley, Scearce, Arnold Families of Kentucky, Their Descendants and Ancestral Families''. Baltimore, 1980. {{FHL|69105|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W371m}}.  
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*'''[Reagan]''' Reagan, Donald B. ''Smoky Mountain Clans.'' 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. {{FHL|185808|title-id|disp=FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978}}. [The Reagan family is discussed in Vol. 1.]
*'''[Smith]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); {{FHL|319844|item}}  
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*'''[Scearce]''' McNamara, Elizabeth W. ''Weakley, Scearce, Arnold Families of Kentucky, Their Descendants and Ancestral Families''. Baltimore, 1980. {{FHL|69105|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W371m}}.
*'''[Sprigg]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.  
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*'''[Smith]''' Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); {{FHL|319844|item}}
*'''[Taylor]''' Dennstedt, Albert Marjorie. "Richard and Ann Taylor's Descendants in Maryland and Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 40, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1996):29-38; Vol. 40, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1996):134-145; Vol. 40, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1996):199-211; Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1996):282-293. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.  
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*'''[Sprigg]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.
*'''[Welsh]''' Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)  
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*'''[Taylor]''' Dennstedt, Albert Marjorie. "Richard and Ann Taylor's Descendants in Maryland and Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 40, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1996):29-38; Vol. 40, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1996):134-145; Vol. 40, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1996):199-211; Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1996):282-293. ''To locate digital pages use search form at'' [http://www.americanancestors.org/search/advanced-search American Ancestors] ($); ''first select '''Virginia Genealogist, The''' from the Database list. Then select '''Volume''' number.''  {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.
*'''[Wheat]''' Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v.&nbsp;86 (1998)  
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*'''[Welsh]''' Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)
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*'''[Wheat]''' Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 86 (1998)
 
*'''[Wilson]''' ''See Bates''.
 
*'''[Wilson]''' ''See Bates''.
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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=== Guardianship ===
 
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{{MD Guardianship Intro|Prince George's}}
==== Immigration  ====
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=== Land and Property Records ===
 
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{{MD Land Intro|Prince George's}}
*[http://www.pricegen.com/immigrantservants/search/advancedResults.php?surname=&givenName=&varientSurnameSpellings=&gender=&dateOfBirthDay=&dateOfBirthMonth=&dateOfBirthQuantifier=&dateOfBirthYear=&placeOfBirthParish=&placeOfBirthTown=&placeOfBirthCity=&placeOfBirthCounty=&placeOfBirthColony=&placeOfBirthNation=&occupations=&religions=&orphan=&familyPosition=&immigrationYearQualifier=&immigrationYear=&portOfDepartureTown=&portOfDepartureCity=&portOfDepartureCounty=&portOfDepartureNation=&placeOfArrivalTown=&placeOfArrivalCounty=&placeOfArrivalColony=&shipName=&convict=&yearOfIndentureQualifier=&yearOfIndenture=&lengthOfIndentureYears=&lengthOfIndentureMonths=&yearOfFreedomQualifier=&yearOfFreedom=&placeOfIndentureTown=&placeOfIndentureCity=&placeOfIndentureCounty=Prince+Georges&placeOfIndentureColony=Maryland&agentSurname=&agentGivenName=&agentTitle=&masterSurname=&masterGivenName=&masterTitle=&residenceParish=&residenceTown=&residenceCity=&residenceCounty=&residenceColony=&residenceNation=&landowner=&literate=&spouseSurname=&spouseGivenName=&spouseMarriageDateDay=&spouseMarriageDateMonth=&spouseMarriageDateQualifier=&spouseMarriageDateYear=&spouseMarriageLocationParish=&spouseMarriageLocationCounty=&spouseMarriageLocationColony=&spouseMarriageLocationNation=&deathDateDay=&deathDateMonth=&deathDateQualifier=&deathDateYear=&deathLocality=&deathCounty=&deathColony=&deathState=&testate=&proofServantStatus=&proofConvictStatus=&headright=&preServitudeSources=&postServitudeSources=&comments=&family=&sourceCitations=&interestedResearchers= List of imported servants and convicts from Europe] who served labor terms in Colonial Prince George's County, Maryland (work in progress), courtesy: [http://www.immigrantservants.com Immigrant Servants Database]. [Includes Richard J. Cox's abstracts of ''Maryland Gazette'' runaways.]
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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 Prince George's County Deed Books (1696-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.)
 
 
==== 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 Prince George's County Deed Books (1696-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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=== Local Histories ===
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{{MD Histories Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{MD Maps Intro|Prince George's}}
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[[Image:Mdprincegeorge's.jpg|right|350px|Prince George's County]]
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=== Migration ===
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{{MD Migration Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{MD Military Intro|Prince George's}}
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*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]. Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers, are listed on pages 173-175.
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Revolutionary War ====
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{{MD Revolutionary War Intro|Prince George's}}
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Prince George's County men served in the [[3rd Maryland Regiment (Revolutionary War)|3rd Maryland Regiment]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "3rd Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref> and the [[6th Maryland Regiment (Revolutionary War)|6th Maryland Regiment]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "6th Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref>
  
==== Maps  ====
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*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. See Maryland, Prince George's County on page 127.
  
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*''Revolutionary Records of Maryland.'' By Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh and Margaret Roberts Hodges. 1924. Washington, D.C.: R.H. Darby Print. Digital version at {{FSbook|218734}}. Contains lists of Prince George's County men involved in the Revolutionary War.
  
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==== War of 1812 ====
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{{MD War of 1812 Intro|Prince George's}}
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*''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, Prince George's County, pp. 153-154. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.
  
Prince George's County men served in the [[3rd Maryland Regiment (Revolutionary War)|3rd Maryland Regiment]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "3rd Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref> and the [[6th Maryland Regiment (Revolutionary War)|6th Maryland Regiment]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "6th Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.</ref>
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==== Civil War ====
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{{MD Civil War Intro|Prince George's}}
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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
  
*''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 [http://books.google.com/books?id=W7JYAAAAMAAJ Google Books]. 1967 reprint: {{FHL|282860|item}} 973 X2pc 1840. [See Maryland, Prince George's County on page 127.]
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{{MD  Civil War Regiments|Prince George's}}<br>
  
===== French War (1799)  =====
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:- [[1st Regiment, West Virginia Light Artillery|1st Regiment, West Virginia Light Artillery]], Battery H Light Artillery.
 
 
"Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers," is available online, see pages 173-175 in:
 
 
 
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
 
 
 
===== 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, Prince George's County, pp. 153-154. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.]
 
 
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
  
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{MD Naturalization Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{MD Newspapers Intro|Prince George's}}
 
*Prince George's County newspapers are identified in [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/newspapers/cfm/dsp_county.cfm "Guide to Maryland Newspapers,"] available online, courtesy: [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/cfm/index.cfm Special Collections, Maryland State Archives].
 
*Prince George's County newspapers are identified in [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/newspapers/cfm/dsp_county.cfm "Guide to Maryland Newspapers,"] available online, courtesy: [http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/cfm/index.cfm Special Collections, Maryland State Archives].
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{MD Obituaries Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{MD Other Records Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{MD Periodicals Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{MD Probate Intro|Prince George's}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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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] — index and images ($)
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*'''1635–1777''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9068 Maryland Wills and Probate Records, 1635-1777] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index and images ($)
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*'''1698-1958'''  [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803986 Maryland, Register of Wills Records, 1629-1999], original books (wills, bonds, accounts, proceedings), at FamilySearch.
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*'''1796–1940''' {{RecordSearch|1542664|Maryland Probate Estate and Guardianship Files , 1796-1940}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] images
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*[http://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/stagsere/se1/se4/000000/html/index.html Probate Records, Colonial Index, 1634-1777], Maryland State Archives.
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== School Records ===
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{{MD Schools Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{MD Tax Intro|Prince George's}}
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*'''1733'''  Russell, Donna Valley. "1733 Taxables," ''Western Maryland Genealogy,'' Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 1987):99-103.
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*'''1828''' ''1828 Tax List Prince George's County, Maryland''. editor, Shirley Langdon Wilcox; compiled by Prince George's County Genealogical Society. - [Bowie, Md?] The Society, 1985. - 130 p.'''FHL 975.251 R4t'''. F187.P9 A13 1985
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{MD Vital Intro|Prince George's}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{MD Birth Intro|Prince George's}}
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==== Marriage ====
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{{MD Marriage Intro|Prince George's}}
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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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*'''1777-1800''' Marriage Licenses Issued at Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, 1777-1800. From ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. By Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh. 1915. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company. Available online at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books]. Pages 93-172.
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*[http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/stagser/s1500/s1527/html/ssi1527.html#list Maryland Marriage References] by Robert Barnes. Maryland State Archives.
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*[http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=marriage Marriage Records], Maryland State Archives.
  
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==== Death ====
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{{MD Death Intro|Prince George's}}
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*'''1898-1944''' [http://www.deathindexes.com/maryland/ Maryland Death Index 1898-1944]
  
"Marriage Licenses Issued at Upper Marlborough, Prince George's County, 1777-1800," is available online, see pages 93-172 in:
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==== Divorce ====
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{{MD Divorce Intro|Prince George's}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{MD Research Facilities Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{MD Archives Intro|Prince George's}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. ''Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources''. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams &amp; Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=69UUAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
 
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*[[Suitland Maryland Family History Center]]
===== Death  =====
 
 
 
*[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].
 
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Libraries ===
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{{MD Libraries Intro|Prince George's}}
  
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*'''John Calder Brennan Library'''<br>817 Main Street<br>Laurel, MD 20707<br>Phone: 301-725-7975<br>Email:[mailto:research@laurelhistoricalsociety.org research@laurelhistoricalsociety.org]<br>[https://www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org/ Website]
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*'''Frederick S. DeMarr Library''' <br>PO Box 14<br>Riverdale, MD 20738-0014<br>Phone: 301-220-0330<br>Email: [mailto:info@pghistory.org info@pghistory.org]
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Museums ===
 
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{{MD Museums Intro|Prince George's}}
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Suitland Maryland Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*'''Greenbelt Museum'''<br>10B Crescent Road<br>Greenbelt, MD 20770<br>Phone: 301-507-6582<br>[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Greenbelt-Museum/98026896010 Facebook]<br>[https://www.greenbeltmuseum.org/ Website]
  
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdpgeorg/ The Prince George's County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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== Societies ==
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibp.html "Prince George's Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
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{{MD Societies Intro|Prince George's}}
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/princegeorge/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Prince George's County.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/princegeorge/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Prince George's County. (Backup site)
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/MD/county/Prince%20Georges%20Co Prince Georges County at Our Family Tree]
 
*{{FHL|Maryland%2C+Prince+George%27s|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Prince George's County.
 
  
== References  ==
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*'''Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.'''<br>Prince George's County MD Chapter<br>PO Box 44252<br>Fort Washington, MD 20749-4252 <br>Email: [mailto:janemaur@aol.com janemaur@aol.com]<br>[http://pgcm.aahgs.org/index.htm Website]
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*'''Greenbelt Historical Society'''<br>204 Lastner Lane<br>Greenbelt, MD 20770<br>Phone: 301-474-5156
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*'''Prince George's County Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 819<br>Bowie, MD 20718-0819<br>Phone: 301-262-2063<br>Email: [mailto:information@pgcgs.org information@pgcgs.org]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/pgcgenealogy Facebook]<br>[http://pgcgs.org Website]
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*'''Prince George's County Historical Society'''<br>[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Prince-Georges-County-Historical-Society/366824112685 Facebook]<br>[http://www.pghistory.org Website]<br>
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*'''Riversdale Historical Society'''<br>4811 Riverdale Road<br>Riverdale Park, MD 20737<br>Phone: 301-864-0420
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*'''Laurel Historical Society'''<br>817 Main Street<br>Laurel, MD 20707<br>Phone: 301-725-7975<br>Email: [mailto:info@laurelhistoricalsociety.org info@laurelhistoricalsociety.org]<br>[https://www.laurelhistoricalsociety.org/ Website]
  
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== Websites ==
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{{MD Websites Intro|Prince George's}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/maryland/prince-georges-county/ Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy, History and Facts] (Genealogy Inc)
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*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mdpgeorg/ The Prince George's County MDGenWeb Project], a member of [[MDGenWeb|The MDGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/library/periodicals/perbib/html/bibp.html "Prince George's Co.,"] in ''Genealogical Sources in Periodicals at The Maryland State Archives.''
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/princegeorge/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Prince George's County.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/md/princegeorge/ The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Prince George's County. (Backup site)
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|189792|Maryland|Prince%20George's}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
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== Research Guides ==
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{{MD Research Guides Intro|Prince George's}}
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 15:10, 10 June 2018

United States
Maryland
Prince George's County

Guide to Prince George's County, Maryland ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Upper Marlboro
Organized: October 3, 1695
Parent County(s): Calvert, Charles[1]
Neighboring Counties
Anne Arundel  • Calvert  • Charles  • Howard  • Montgomery  • Alexandria (VA)  • Fairfax (VA)  • District of Columbia (DC)
See County Maps
Courthouse
Prince George's County, Maryland Courthouse.JPG
Location Map
MD Prince George's map.png
Adoption
Prince George of Denmark

County Information

Description

The County was named for Prince George of Denmark. The County has Upper Marlboro as its seat and the County was created April 23, 1696. The County is located in the southwest area of the state.[2]

County Courthouse

Prince George's County Courthouse
14735 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-3050
Phone: 301-952-3318
Prince George's County Website

Clerk of the Circuit Court has land and court records.
Register of Wills has probate records.[3]

Prince George's County, Maryland Record Dates

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1898 1898 1696 1698 1776

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
The 1830 Census is missing.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in Prince George's County, Maryland:

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Prince George's County, Maryland online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Maryland Cemeteries for more information
  • Cemetery Transcriptions includes partial transcriptions for Ammendale Cemetery-Ammendale-(Christian Bros.), 11007 Montgomery Road, Beltsville, MD
  • Fort Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood
  • White Marsh Cemetery-Bowie MD

Census Records

For tips on accessing Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy census records online, see: Maryland Census.

  • The 1830 Census is missing.
  • Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources. By Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh. 1915. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins Company. Available online at Google Books. Provincial Census of August 31, 1776, Prince George's County: St. John's and Prince George's Parishes (89 pages of facsimile reproductions and index). Pages 1-89.
  • Federal Census reports available 1790-1930 including slave and veterans schedules.

Church Records

  • 1668-1995 Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995 at FamilySearch — index
  • Maryland State Archives' 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. The following records, taken from its collection, have been digitized and made available to view for free online:

Church of England

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Capitol Heights
  • Greenbelt

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

  • [Addison] Kennedy, Mary Selden. Seldens of Virginia and Allied Families. New York: Frank Allaben Genealogical Co., c1911. Digital versions of Vol. 1 at Google Books; Internet Archive | Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online;Internet Archive; FHL Book 929.273 Se48k.
  • [Addison] Lomax, E.L. Genealogy of the Virginia Family of Lomax. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1913. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Bates] Russell, Donna Valley. "The Maternal Ancestry of Mary Bates, Wife of Lingan Wilson of Prince George's County, Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):72-76. Available at FHL.
  • [Beall] See Bates.
  • [Beckwith] Hoff, Henry B. "Alexander de Hinojosa and His Descendants in Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 79, No. 4 (Oct. 2004):260-273. Available at FHL.
  • [Boteler] Russell, Donna Valley. "The Boteler Family of Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jan. 1995):9-17. Available at FHL.
  • [Bowell] Bowell, Lillian and William Bowell. A Bowell Family History. St. Paul, Minn.
  • [Buckerfield] See Bates.
  • [Calvert] Douxchamps, Hervé, Jan Botemans and Henry Hoff. Rubens et ses Descendants. Volume IV, La Descendance Lunden. Brussels, Belgium: Office Généalogique et Héraldique de Belgique, 1985. 1977 edition: FHL Book 929.2493 R823d.
  • [Chapline] Dare, Maria J. Liggett. Chaplines from Maryland and Virginia. Washington, D.C.: M.J.L. Dare, 1902. FHL Film 896749 Item 3; digital version at Internet Archive.
  • [Chilton] Dorman, John Frederick. "The Chilton Families of Virginia and Maryland," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 11, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1967):71-78; Vol. 11, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1967):121-125; Vol. 11, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1967):167-174; Vol. 12, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1968):15-18; Vol. 12, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1968):83-86; Vol. 12, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1968):109-113; Vol. 12, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1968):169-175; Vol. 13, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1969):32-36; Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1969):65-71; Vol. 13, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1969):177-180; Vol. 14, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1970):15-22; Vol. 14, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1970):75-82; Vol. 14, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1970):123-128; Vol. 14, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1970):165-168; Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1971):32-41; Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1971):122-124; Vol. 15, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1971):259-264; Vol. 16, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1972):301-306. To locate digital pages use search form at American Ancestors ($); first select Virginia Genealogist, The from the Database list. Then select Volume number. FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 11-v. 16.
  • [Crauford] Tyler, Lyon G. "The Blackburns, of 'Ripon Lodge,'" The William and Mary Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Apr. 1896):266-269. Digital version at JSTOR - free.
  • [D'Hiniossa] Hoffman, William J. "Alexander D'Hiniossa, The Last Dutch Director on the Delaware," The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 73, No. 4 (Oct. 1942):246-250. Digital version at The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society ($); FHL Book 974.7 B2n v. 73.
  • [Elder] Donnelly, Mary Louise. Maryland Elder Family and Kin - William Elder 1707-1775 Emmitsburg, Md. Pioneer. Burke, Va.: M.L. Donnelly, 1975. FHL Book 929.273 EL22d.
  • [Gambra] Russell, George Ely. "Portuguese and Spanish Colonists in Seventeenth-Century Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 76, No. 1 (January 2001):50-60; Vol. 77, No. 1 (Apr. 2001):138-147. Available at FHL.
  • [Hawley] Hawley, Laura. Hawley, Halley, Holley and Families of Similar Surnames Found in Early Records of England, Maryland and Virginia. Bowie, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 2003.
  • [Hepburn] See Bates.
  • [Holdsworth] See Bates.
  • [Ingram] Barnum, Dorothy Jeter and George Ely Russell. “James Johnson alias Ingram: A Southern Odyssey,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 76, No. 1 (Mar. 1988):5-16. Digital version at National Genealogical Society website ($); FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 76 (1988).
  • [Ingram] Barnum, Dorothy Jeter. The James and Mary Kendall Ingram Family. Moultrie, Georgia: D.J. Barnum, c1988. Available at FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273 In4ba; Film 1320971 Item 11.
  • [Lamar] Lamar, William Harmong, "Thomas Lamar of the Province of Maryland, and a Part of His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 1, No. 3 (Jul. 1897):203-210. Digitized by Internet Archive - free.
  • [Lamar] Crozier, William Armstrong. Virginia Heraldica: Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor, With Genealogical Notes of the Families. New York: The Genealogical Association, 1908. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Parker] See Bates.
  • [Pottenger] Thompson, Neil D. and Paul C. Reed. "Falsehood and Truth: The Ancestry of John Pottenger, Immigrant to Maryland in 1684," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 3 (Jul. 1993):139-145. Available at FHL.
  • [Prather] Lewis, Olan R. The Thomas Prather Family. Lakeport, Calif.: O.R. Lewis, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 5324.
  • [Rawlins] Lancaster, Jeannie. "Rawlins Family," Tree Builders, Christian County Genealogical Society, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2006):57-67.
  • [Reagan] Reagan, Donald B. Smoky Mountain Clans. 3 vols. Knoxville, Tenn.: D.B. Reagan, 1978-1983. FHL FAM HIST Book 929.273R22b 1978. [The Reagan family is discussed in Vol. 1.]
  • [Scearce] McNamara, Elizabeth W. Weakley, Scearce, Arnold Families of Kentucky, Their Descendants and Ancestral Families. Baltimore, 1980. FHL Book 929.273 W371m.
  • [Smith] Russell, Donna Valley. "Nathan and Thomas Smith of Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 65, No. 4 (Oct. 1990):230-232. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); FHL Collection
  • [Sprigg] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.
  • [Taylor] Dennstedt, Albert Marjorie. "Richard and Ann Taylor's Descendants in Maryland and Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 40, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1996):29-38; Vol. 40, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1996):134-145; Vol. 40, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1996):199-211; Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1996):282-293. To locate digital pages use search form at American Ancestors ($); first select Virginia Genealogist, The from the Database list. Then select Volume number. FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Welsh] Russell, George Ely. "Molly Welsh: Alleged Grandmother of Benjamin Banneker," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 94, No. 4 (December 2006):305-314. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 94 (2006)
  • [Wheat] Monk, Arliss Shaffer. "Undocumented Genealogies: To Trust or Not to Trust? Lessons from Several Strains of Wheat," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 86, No. 1 (March 1998):37-49. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 86 (1998)
  • [Wilson] See Bates.

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Through a Joint eGovernment Service of the Maryland Judiciary and the Maryland State Archives, free images and indexes of the complete series of Prince George's County Deed Books (1696-present) have been uploaded to their website: A Digital Image Retrieval System for Land Records in Maryland. (Requires free registration.)

Local Histories

Maps and Gazetteers

Prince George's County

Migration

Military Records

  • Brumbaugh, Gaius Marcus. Maryland Records: Colonial, Revolutionary, County and Church from Original Sources. Vol. 1. Baltimore, Md.: Williams & Wilkins Company, 1915. Digital version at Google Books. Two Muster Rolls, Militia Prince George's County, French War, 1799, giving Dates of Birth of Soldiers, are listed on pages 173-175.

Revolutionary War

Prince George's County men served in the 3rd Maryland Regiment[5] and the 6th Maryland Regiment.[6]

  • 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. 1967 reprint: FHL Collection 973 X2pc 1840. See Maryland, Prince George's County on page 127.
  • Revolutionary Records of Maryland. By Gaius Marcus Brumbaugh and Margaret Roberts Hodges. 1924. Washington, D.C.: R.H. Darby Print. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online. Contains lists of Prince George's County men involved in the Revolutionary War.

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, Prince George's County, pp. 153-154. Identifies War of 1812 veterans living in this county in 1883.

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Prince George's served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Prince George's:

- 1st Regiment, West Virginia Light Artillery, Battery H Light Artillery.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Online Probate Records

School Records

Tax Records

  • 1733 Russell, Donna Valley. "1733 Taxables," Western Maryland Genealogy, Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 1987):99-103.
  • 1828 1828 Tax List Prince George's County, Maryland. editor, Shirley Langdon Wilcox; compiled by Prince George's County Genealogical Society. - [Bowie, Md?] The Society, 1985. - 130 p.FHL 975.251 R4t. F187.P9 A13 1985

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Death

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

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.

Libraries

Museums

  • Greenbelt Museum
    10B Crescent Road
    Greenbelt, MD 20770
    Phone: 301-507-6582
    Facebook
    Website

Societies

  • Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.
    Prince George's County MD Chapter
    PO Box 44252
    Fort Washington, MD 20749-4252
    Email: janemaur@aol.com
    Website
  • Greenbelt Historical Society
    204 Lastner Lane
    Greenbelt, MD 20770
    Phone: 301-474-5156
  • Prince George's County Genealogical Society
    PO Box 819
    Bowie, MD 20718-0819
    Phone: 301-262-2063
    Email: information@pgcgs.org
    Facebook
    Website
  • Prince George's County Historical Society
    Facebook
    Website
  • Riversdale Historical Society
    4811 Riverdale Road
    Riverdale Park, MD 20737
    Phone: 301-864-0420
  • Laurel Historical Society
    817 Main Street
    Laurel, MD 20707
    Phone: 301-725-7975
    Email: info@laurelhistoricalsociety.org
    Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Prince George, Maryland," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_George%27s_County,_Maryland."
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Maryland.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "3rd Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3rd_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "6th Maryland Regiment," http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6th_Maryland_Regiment, accessed 31 May 2012.