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  • Samuel Miller (1796 - 1867)
  • Col. John Tipton (1730 - 1813)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for Virginia with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A115932 John Tipton was a captain in Lord Dunmore's war, but he more generally was known as Col. John Tipton...
  • Georgianna French Bowie (1832 - 1832)
    Georgianna French Bowie - Find A Grave - Memorial ID: 23038335 Information from Stones and Bones: Cemetery Records of Prince George's County, Maryland. Cemetery was surveyed by the Toaping Castle Cha...
  • Robert William Weems Bowie (1833 - 1871)
    Robert William Weems Bowie - Find A Grave - Memorial ID: 23038341 Information from Stones and Bones: Cemetery Records of Prince George's County, Maryland. Cemetery was surveyed by the Toaping Castle ...
  • Clarence Wiley "Doc" Spears (1894 - 1964)
    Clarence Wiley "Doc" Spears (July 24, 1894 – February 1, 1964) was an American football player, coach, and doctor. He was an All-American guard at Dartmouth College (1914–1915) and served as the head...

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.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or general thoughts to share, please use the "Discussions" link at the upper right corner of the page.

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