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McElvey, Kay Najiyyah. Early Black Dorchester, 1776-1870: A History of the Struggle of African-Americans in Dorchester County, Maryland, to be Free to Make Their Own Choices. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1991.
Annotation / Notes: The author examines selected events relating to Dorchester County's black population between 1776 and 1870 and their struggle to make their own political, economic, religious, and educational choices. The author also focuses on the enslaved and free leaders who led the fight for self-determination. The author hopes that her text will be used in high school classrooms as a local history of black Dorchester County.
Kinnamon, Lester J., ed. Great Choptank Parish, 1693-1974. Cambridge, MD: Vestry of Great Choptank Parish, 1975.
Curtis, Jennifer Keats. "A Private Matter: Saving Dorchester's Cemeteries." Maryland Life, 3 (September/October 2007): 73.
Marshall, Nellie M. "Tombstone Records of Dorchester County, Maryland." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist, 15 (January 1974): 10-11; (July 1974): 52-53; (October 1974): 76-77.