Allegany County MD

Allegany County MD, in the western mountainous part of the State, limited on the south by Potomac River, the south boundary of the State, on the north by Mason and Dixon’s line, which is the southern boundary of the State of Pennsylvania, on the east by Washington County, and on the west by Garrett County. The surface is an alternation of ridges and valleys, trending nearly northeast and southwest, the latter drained by streams flowing into Potomac River. The area of the county is 432 square miles, of which more than one-fourth, or 75,900 acres, was under cultivation in 1900. The county seat and chief city is Cumberland, a coal-mining center of much importance, with a population of 17,128 in 1900.

Genealogy of Joseph Baker of Marshfield Massachusetts

Z173. NICHOLAS BAKER: probable father of Z174 SAMUEL BAKER: made Freeman in 1657; m. Eleanor Winslow. Z175 KENELIN BAKER: b. 1657; m. Sarah Bradford. Z176. KENELIN BAKER: b. 1695; m. Patience Dolen. Z177 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Oct. 16, 1734; m. Hannah Lincoln. Z178 WILLIAM BAKER: b. Sept. 10, 1759; m. Abigail Low. Z179 JOSEPH BAKER: …

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Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery

Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery is a 27 acre site located within the Rocky Gap State Park, just off State Route 68 in Allegany County. The Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery is approximately 10 miles east of Cumberland and is, arguably, the most beautiful of the five State Veterans Cemeteries.

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