Monthly Archives: October 2015

Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – McDaniel College Archives at Hoover Library

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the third post in my series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. For the background and history of Carroll County, Maryland, please see my initial post titled “Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society”. McDaniel College Archives at Hoover Library http://lib.hoover.mcdaniel.edu/archives 63 College Hill Westminster, […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Historical Society of Carroll County

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the second in my series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. For the background and history of Carroll County, Maryland, please see my initial post titled “Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society”.     The Historical Society of Carroll County 210 East Main Street Westminster, […]

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Where to Research in Carroll County, Maryland – The Carroll County Genealogical Society

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

This is the first of what I plan to be a series of postings on doing research in my home county of Carroll in Maryland. Each post will feature a single repository–some well-known and some that may surprise you. Carroll County was formed from parts of Frederick and Baltimore counties by an act of Assembly, passed March 25, 1836 and signed into […]

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Society Saturday – Honoring Our Heritage: The Greek Families of Westminster

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

The Carroll County Genealogical Society’s upcoming meeting on Monday, October 19, 2015 at 7:30 PM features Antigoni Lefteris Ladd. Antigoni Lefteris Ladd is a Westminster native, now living in Gettysburg. She is the owner of Historic Leadership Training—a company she established with her husband, Everett. The company conducts leadership programs based on historic role models—including Lincoln, Churchill, Eisenhower, Eleanor Roosevelt, […]

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It Is All in the Name or Is It?

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

As genealogists we deal with all types of names (given names, surnames, maiden names, place names, etc.) on a daily basis. We know that spelling wasn’t standardized until the 20th Century. We know to look for spelling variants of our names. Do we know how they really sounded? I have written before how I discovered the birthplace of the children […]

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