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  • Honor Dorsey (1689 - 1756)
    Some have her as Honor Elder and there is an Honor Elder who married Michael Dorsey and this may be cause of the confusion; but according to recorded Dorsey history John Dorsey married Honor STAFFORD a...
  • Margaret Hoagland (1725 - 1802)
    No tombstone/marker of his found there. May have been destroyed, deteriorated or removed. Maryland, Births and Christenings Index, 1662-1911 Name: Margrett Dorsey Gender: Female Birth Date: 28 Apr 17...
  • Ann Dorsey (1700 - d.)
    Biography Ann (Unknown) Dorsey was born in 1700 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. Ann married Charles Dorsey . Together they had the following children: Margaret Dorsey ; Jane Dorsey ; Ann Dorsey ;...
  • Elizabeth Wilson (1734 - 1777)
  • Sarah Ann Howard (1652 - bef.1692)
    She died sometime before 1691. It is thought that after the death of Edward D'Arcy (Sarah's father), Sarah and her mother went back to Virginia because on 7 May 1667 Matthew Howard Jr. demanded land ...

This project is part of the State of Maryland Portal.

About the Project

Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Maryland. You can add profiles for:

  • People born in Maryland
  • People who lived in Maryland
  • People who died in Maryland

When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.

If you have projects related specifically to Maryland, like projects for towns or families centered within the county, you can also add those.

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County listing

There are 24 counties and county-equivalents in Maryland. Though an independent city rather than a county, the Baltimore is considered the equal of a county for most purposes and is a county-equivalent.

* County County seat

  • Allegany County, Maryland - Cumberland, Maryland
  • Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Annapolis, Maryland
  • Baltimore, Maryland *Considered county-equivalent
  • Baltimore County, Maryland - Towson, Maryland
  • Calvert County, Maryland - Prince Frederick, Maryland
  • Caroline County, Maryland - Denton, Maryland
  • Carroll County, Maryland - Westminster, Maryland
  • Cecil County, Maryland - Elkton, Maryland
  • Charles County, Maryland - La Plata, Maryland
  • Dorchester County, Maryland - Cambridge, Maryland
  • Frederick County, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland
  • Garrett County, Maryland - Oakland, Maryland
  • Harford County, Maryland - Bel Air, Maryland
  • Howard County, Maryland - Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Kent County, Maryland - Chestertown, Maryland
  • Montgomery County, Maryland - Rockville, Maryland
  • Prince George's County, Maryland - Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • Queen Anne's County, Maryland - Centreville, Maryland
  • Somerset County, Maryland - Princess Anne, Maryland
  • St. Mary's County, Maryland - Leonardtown, Maryland
  • Talbot County, Maryland - Easton, Maryland
  • Washington County, Maryland - Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Wicomico County, Maryland - Salisbury, Maryland
  • Worcester County, Maryland - Snow Hill, Maryland