Inhabitants of Frederick County, Maryland, Volume 2: 1749-1800


The source of this data is a wide range of records held at the Maryland State Archives, including patented tracts of land, names of persons involved in court cases, persons who owed fees or fines to the court and persons who received payments from the court. An extremely valuable resource for those searching for families in Frederick County, Maryland, this work includes: land patents for the years 1749-1800, giving grantee and certificate holder names, as well as tracts that were unpatented; loose court papers with notes, accounts, labor, and even building materials; clerk's account book listing fees and fines received by the court; and petitions from 1783-1788 that include land owners, prisoners, citizens building roads, complaints from neighbors, slave owners, soldiers and more. The identifying Archives Accession Numbers are included with each list.

Stefanie R. Shaffer

(1999), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 336 pp.

ISBN: 9781585495122