Talbot County MD

Talbot County MD, bounded southerly and southeasterly by the Choptank River and Tuckahoe Creek, northerly by Queen Anne County, and westerly by Chesapeake Bay. The surface is generally low and level and well drained by numerous streams flowing into the bay and bordering rivers. The area is 286 square miles, almost two-thirds of which, or 119,266 acres, were under cultivation in 1900. The population for the same year was 20,342. The county seat is Easton with a population of 3,074 in 1900. St. Michaels and Oxford are also in this county and had a population of 1,042 and 1,243, respectively, in 1900.

Maryland Cemetery Records, Prince George to Worcester 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. Prince George’s County Following Cemeteries (hosted at Prince George’s  County, Maryland Tombstone Transcription Project) […]

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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.

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Biographical Sketch of Franklin Buchanan Owen

Owen, Franklin Buchanan; insurance; born, Talbot County, Md., Sept. 27, 1882; son of William Tilghman and Mary Tilghman Buchanan Owen; educated, public schools of Talbot County, Md., St. John’s College, Annapolis, Md., University of Maryland, School of Law, Baltimore, Md.; first lieut. Maryland National Guard; resigned in 1904; in November, 1897, entered the employ of

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Slave Narrative of Jim Taylor

Interviewer: Rogers Person Interviewed: Jim Taylor Location: Baltimore, Maryland Place of Birth: Talbot County, Maryland Date of Birth: 1847 Place of Residence: 424 E. 23rd St., Baltimore, Maryland Age: 89 Reference: Personal interview with Jim Taylor, at his home, 424 E. 23rd St., Baltimore. “I was born in Talbot County, Eastern Shore, Maryland, near St.

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