Genealogy Projects tagged with Maryland on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Southern Maryland Families

    This project is to identify early settlers and notable people of the region now called "Southern Maryland" click for map Please add your profiles: must be set to public. Feel free to enrich them by "tagging" with photos & documents from the media repository . click to view Project collaborators, please update the project page, add resources, documents, and photos ... and invite more collabo...

  • The Battle of Antietam, MD September 17, 1862 US Civil War

    The Battle of Antietam /ænˈtiːtəm/ also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the South, fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined ...

  • Colonial Ancestors of Anne Arundel, MD

    The early (pre-Revolutionary War) colonists of Anne Arundel, MD, seem to have been responsible for an unusual number of descendants. Perhaps this is only because they have been unusually well documented. Families of interest include: Anderson Family Ashman Family Beale Family Boone Family Cheney Family Cromwell Family Dent Family Dorsey Family Edwards Family Fo...

  • American Revolutionary War, Maryland 400

    List of Known Maryland 400 Soldiers On Aug. 27, 1776, the first major battle of the Revolutionary War was fought at Brooklyn, N.Y. Known as the Battle of Brooklyn or the Battle of Long Island, it was where Maryland would earn her nickname ‘‘The Old Line State.” Few are aware that the war could have ended that day had it not been for the ‘‘Maryland 400 ...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but was used primarily as a hunting ground by Indian tribes living along the tributaries north of the Ohio River and by the southern Cherokee tribes. Negotiations with the Indians for white settlement...

  • Maryland Governors

    List of Governors of Maryland==

  • United States Senators from Maryland

    United States Senators from Maryland List of United States Senators from Maryland (from U.S. Senate web site---no links) List of United States Senators from Maryland (with wikipedia links)

  • The Nicholites or “New Quakers”

    Founded in the early 1760s by the charismatic preacher Joseph Nichols, the Nicholites shared many similarities with the Quakers, including dedication to nonviolence and antislavery and were one of the first religious groups in America to make the manumission of slaves a requirement of membership. As with Quaker meetings, the Nicholites’ meetings consisted of silent contemplation of the &...

  • Early Families of Hyattstown, Maryland

    Hyattstown, Maryland was founded in 1798 by Jesse Hyatt, a Frederick County farmer. The western part of Hyattstown is in Frederick County while the eastern part of Hyattstown is in Montgomery County. By 1804 the town had six houses; by 1811 there were 12. Two of Jesse's brothers, Eli and Asa, also built houses in the town. Asa and his son-in-law Warner Welsh were leading merchants. The town cam...

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  • Colonial Lords of Manors

    Colonial Lords of Manors Some of the people who financed and promoted the American colonies envisioned a new world similar to the world they knew in Europe. In many cases, this vision led them to try transplanting the remnants of feudalism, including the manorial and seigneurial systems that were the cornerstone of economic life. The American lords of manors (and their equivalents) often de...

  • Maryland in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Maryland who served in the Union Army. See Maryland (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Thomas Norris of Maryland 1630 -

    Note: While using ANY genealogical website or program...please be informed that ANY possible family connections are NOT valid until they can be verified with documentation. my full database to the 4 volume transcript set of the Norisss manuscript can be found here there has been additons and corrections to it and documetnation has been started on it. This allows instant correction to webpages...

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  • Native American Tribes- State of Maryland

    Links Naming Conventions Maryland Indian Tribe Maryland Indian Tribe Conoy Also called: Piscataway, from a village on Piscataway Creek where the Conoy chief resided. Probably a synonym of Kanawha, but the meaning is unknown; also spelled Canawese, and Ganawese. Connections. The Conoy belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock and were probably intermediate between t...

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  • Maryland in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Maryland who served in the Confederate Army. See Maryland (USA) for units that served in the Union Army.

  • Ulster Scot settlers on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia

    This is an umbrella project for projects based upon families and local communities of Scots-Irish who settled on the Eastern Shore (also called Delmarva Peninsula) in the late 17th century and early 18th century. As an umbrella project, this project can provide historical and bibliographic information for the entire area and its families. The following historical overview is excerpted from "M...

  • Freeman's Assembly, Province of Maryland, 1637/8

    Background In accordance with its Charter, the early laws governing the Province of Maryland, although often proposed by the Proprietor (Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore), usually through his Governor (or Lieutenant General) and brother, Leonard Calvert, required the assent of the freemen of the province. The Freeman's Assembly of Jan-Feb 1637/8 is the first for which there is a record. The on...

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