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Davidson, Thomas E. "Free Blacks in Old Somerset County, 1745-1755." Maryland Historical Magazine 80 (Summer 1985): 151-156.
Annotation / Notes: County court records of Somerset County, Maryland during the eighteenth century are particularly complete, allowing for detailed studies of the county's population during that period. The author contributes to the scholarship which, up until 1985, focused primarily on the origins of black culture on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the seventeenth century. The author also adds to the growing scholarship on free blacks in this region, which tended to also focus on the seventeenth century. In addition to examining court records to determine the numbers of free Negroes and mulattoes, the author also attempts to determine how members of these populations obtained their free status, that is, through manumission or the as the result of being children of free mothers (free-born).
Harris, Richard E. "Blacks of Maryland's Caroline County Thrive Throughout the Slavery Period." Journal of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society 8 (Winter 1987): 157-60.
Earle, Swepson. The Chesapeake Bay Country. Baltimore: Thomsen-Ellis Company, 1923.
Annotation / Notes: Divided into three regions -- southeastern Maryland, Upper Bay, and the Eastern Shore, this work includes a history for each, written by five noted authors, followed by a description of the counties in each, along with places of interest and the people of these places. The histories of the areas places special emphasis on major houses and genealogy of the owners. It is nicely illustrated with contemporary photographs, which nearly 80 years later serve as historic images. There are four pages of interesting photos of African Americans.
Isaac, Erich. "Kent Island." Maryland Historical Magazine 52 (1957): 93-119, 210-232.
Annotation / Notes: Kent Island was founded in 1631 by William Claiborne. This article provides a description of the community during its early history. Discussed are the manors, the religious congregations, the towns, and the trades. Included is a list of the indentured servants residing there.
Tull, Willis Clayton, Jr. "An Every Name Index to R.V. Truitt & M.G. Les Callette's 'Worcester County, Maryland's Arcadia.'" Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 23 (Spring 1982): 39-41.
Wilson, Woodrow T. Crisfield, Maryland, 1676-1976. Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1977.
Annotation / Notes: A scrapbook conglomeration of information on Crisfield, its peoples, and the nearby island communities and the town of Marion. Written for the American Bicentennial there is a great deal of emphasis placed on the town's celebration, including special projects and the time capsule. Heavy in genealogical information, it also includes brief histories of local businesses and photographs of major Somerset County historic houses.
Starin, Mary Elizabeth. "The Callister Papers, Maryland Room, Talbot County Free Library, Easton, Maryland." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 15 (January 1974): 3-5.
Worcester County Library. "Worcester County Library, Snow Hill: Opening/Dedication of William D. Pitts Collection , Maryland Land Surveys, 1677-1982, 23 October 1987." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist 28 (1987): 123-124.
Burris, Anne E. "Little-Known Resting Place of Some Ringgolds." Old Kent 15 (Spring 1998): 3.
Craig, Peter Stebbins. The 1693 Census of the Swedes on the Delaware: Family Histories of the Swedish Lutheran Church Members Residing in Pennsylvania, Delaware, West New Jersey and Cecil County, Maryland, 1638-1693. Studies in Swedish American Genealogy, no. 3. Winter Park, FL: SAG, 1993.
Barnes, Robert W. "Marriages in St. Paul's Parish, Kent County, Maryland." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 15 (February 1974): 10-15.
Barrett, Charles L. "Russell Family Talbot County, Maryland 1671-1735." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 17 (Fall 1976): 225-29.
Barrett, Charles L. "Dorchester County Maryland 1800 Census." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 17 (Winter 1976): 39-46; (Spring 1976): 62-69.
Dryden, Ruth T. Somerset County Maryland Will Book JP4, 1820-1837. San Diego, Calif: Published by the author, [1976].
Marshall, Miss Nellie M. "Tombstone Records of Dorchester Co., Md." Maryland and Delaware Genealogist, 17 (April 1976): 32-33; (July 1976): 54-55; (October 1976): 80-81.
Tull, Willis Clayton, Jr. "St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Church, Marion, Somerset County, Maryland Tombstone Inscriptions." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 17 (Winter 1976): 33-38; (Spring 1976): 78-82; (Summer 1976): 149-64.
Wilson, George B. The Descendants of Dr. Lewis Derochbrune of Queen Anne's County, Maryland. Baltimore: Published by the author, 1976.
Heise, David V. Worcester County, Maryland Orphans Court Proceedings, Vol. 1: 1777-1800. Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1998.
Cranor, Henry Downes. Marriage Licenses of Caroline County, Maryland, 1774-1815. Reprint edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publicing Co., 1975.
Cranor, Henry Downes. "Dorchester County, Maryland, 1800 Census." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 16 (May 1975): 99-106; (August 1975): 152-61; (November 1975): 198-204.
England, C. Walter, comp. Joseph England and his Descendants: A Quaker Family of Cecil County, Maryland. Boyce, VA: The Author, 1975.
Leibold, Doris Hartmann. "The Ray Family of Talbot County, Maryland." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 16 (February 1975): 1-4.
Leibold, Doris Hartmann. Portrait and Biographical Records of the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Chapman Publishing Company, 1898. Compact disk. Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2006.