Cecil County MD

Cecil County MD, organized in 1647, one of the most thriving and enterprising in the State of Maryland. It is situated in the northeast corner of the State, bounded on the north by Pennsylvania, east by Delaware, south by Sassafras River and west by Chesapeake Bay and Susquehanna River. The surface is of a mixed character, that part above the bay being mostly rolling and hilly, while below Elkton it is level. The area of the county is 360 square miles, of which almost two-thirds, or 141,401 acres were under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 24,662. The county seat is Elkton, a -town of about 2,600 inhabitants. Port Deposit is the principal business town, having a population of about 1,600, while Chesapeake City is the third town in size, having a population of about 1,200. All populations were in 1900

Maryland Cemetery Records, Calvert to Dorchester Counties

Maryland Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Maryland county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Calvert County Following Cemeteries (hosted at Calvert County, Maryland Tombstone Transcription Project) Harrison Family …

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The Cox family in America

Two volumes of Cox family genealogy combined as one. The first volume contains information about the various early Cox families across America. The second volume deals specifically with the descendants of James and Sarah Cock of Killingworth upon Matinecock, in the township of Oysterbay, Long Island, New York.

Biography of Daniel M. Sechler

Daniel M. Sechler, founder of the D. M. Sechler Carriage Company, of Moline, Illinois, was born March 4, 1818, at Danville, Pennsylvania, and died at his home in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 27, 1903. Mr. Sechler’s forefathers, in the days of the persecution of John Huss, were obliged to flee for refuge from Austria, taking up …

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