Tuesday’s Tips

Maryland City Directories Online (Tuesday’s Tip)

Posted on April 12, 2016 in Maryland Research Tips, Tuesday's Tips

The Archives of Maryland Online (AOMOL) currently provides access to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland’s government. Online access enables users to research such topics as constitutional records, city directories, land records, military records and many early state records. If you are prompted for a user name and password, in […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Maryland Historic Newspapers on Chronicling America

  Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. It is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an free Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with […]

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Finding Maryland County Land Records – Certified & Uncertified Plats (Tuesday’s Tip)

Plats.net is a land record site of the Maryland State Archives. It contains plats (surveys) for all land records. For the genealogist, it is especially useful for early patents. The early land grant process involved obtaining a warrant, then having a survey done (resulting in a plat) and finally, in many but not all cases, having a patent awarded. Plats […]

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Maryland Databases of Interest on FamilySearch.org (Tuesdays Tip)

Posted on September 22, 2015 in Genealogical Tips, Maryland Research Tips, Tuesday's Tips

FamilySearch.org has databases online for Carroll and other Maryland Counties.  The best way to access this information is to go to www.familysearch.org (this is a free site but you must register) and select Search from the menu. Find Browse by Location. Select the United States and then Maryland. There are sixty-six (66) indexed databases and twenty-three browsable only databases that […]

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Maryland Non-Population Schedules Online (Tuesday’s Tip)

Posted on September 15, 2015 in Genealogical Tips, Maryland Research Tips, Tuesday's Tips

Did you know that, while all non-population schedules (agricultural, manufacturing, mortality, social statistics) for Maryland are on microfilm, some of them are online? They are accessible through the Maryland State Archives’ Guide to Government Records. The Maryland State Archives describes this collection as follows: …Information collected during censuses taken every ten years. Includes social statistics, providing information on social, cultural, […]

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