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PBS Series “Faces”

PBS Series with Henry Louis Gates,  Jr.

Roots Magic Cruise

Third Annual Roots Magic Cruise

Maryland Marriage Laws and Practices

Frederick, Maryland
Saturday, February 13, 2010

The Frederick County (Maryland) Genealogical Society in Frederick, Maryland will present a program entitled “Maryland Marriage Laws and Practices.” Speaker: Jane Thursby, President of Frederick County Genealogical Society, Instructor, Author/Writer. What are the marriage laws and practices of Maryland from the first settlers until the 20th century and why is knowing abut these laws and practices helpful in finding the records of your ancestors? What are the legalities of marriage? What are the records to be found and where are the various records found? What other information can I find in those records that will lead me to more information? The Society meets at Homewood at Crumland Farms, 7407 Willow Road, Frederick, MD 21702.

Online State Census Records

State Census Records online

WV Vital Records Database

West Virginia online vital records database

Unearthed Journal: Eyewitness account of slavery

Unearthed Journal gives eyewitness account of slavery