The History of Montgomery County, Maryland, from Its Earliest Settlement in 1650 to 1879


A fine county history, this work discusses the native Indians and their customs, dress and habits; the founding of Maryland; early land grants, their order of settlement, name of patentee, and present (1879) owners; local and general events; Revolutionary War rolls; leading incidents; and principal towns and villages. Additionally, there are biographical sketches of the prominent men of the county and a directory of post offices, merchants, manufacturers, professors, farmers, tobacco planters, mechanics, mills, colleges, schools and churches. An appendix contains a description of the prominent business houses of Washington and Georgetown. If you have ancestors from Montgomery County, this book is for you!

T. H. S. Boyd

(1879), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 184 pp.

ISBN: 9780788419959