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Image for Abstracts of Kent County, Maryland Wills. Volume 1: 1777-1816

Abstracts of Kent County, Maryland Wills. Volume 1: 1777-1816

By: Christos Christou and John Anthony Barnhouser

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0417

ISBN: 1585494178

Condition: (1997, 2000), 2009, 5½x8½, paper, index, 328 pp, Heritage Books


These are detailed abstracts, beginning at the point where the Maryland Calendar of Wills series ends. View more info

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Abstracts of Kent County, Maryland Wills. Volume 2: 1816-1867

By: Christos Christou and John Anthony Barnhouser

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0418

ISBN: 1585494186

Condition: (1997), 2000, 5½x8½, paper, index, 341 pp, Heritage Books


Continues the series. View more info

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Inhabitants of Kent County, Maryland, 1637-1787

By: Henry C. Peden, Jr.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: P0286

ISBN: 1585492868

Condition: (1994), 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 280 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


This book on the early inhabitants of Kent County, Maryland, contains thousands of names, with relevant information, gleaned from a wide variety of sources: debt books (1733-1769); land patents (1637-1787); the Kent County tax list of 1783; indentured orphans (1778-1787); lists of Batchelors (1758-1763); convicted servants (1719-1770); county court proceedings (1647-1677); parish vestry records of Shrewsbury, St. Paul, and Chester Protestant Episcopal Churches (1693-1787... View more info

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Historic Graves, Private Burial Grounds and Cemeteries of Kent County, Maryland

By: Historical Society of Kent County

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0450

ISBN: 158549450X

Condition: (1985), 2001, 5½x8½, paper, index, 49 pp, Heritage Books


Inscriptions from 70 cemeteries, and descriptions related to 40 others. The culmination of a 1969-1972 project. View more info

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Maryland Freedom Papers. Volume 2: Kent County

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0451

ISBN: 1585494518

Condition: (1997), 2001, 5½x8½, paper, index, 117 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. Certificates of Freedom which give name of slave or “freeborn” African American, date of certificate, age, height, physical markings, owner. Includes manumissions made in wills. Covering the period 1764-1862. View more info

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The African American Collection: Kent County, Maryland

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: H0470

ISBN: 1585494704

Condition: 1998, 5½x8½, paper, index, 87 pp, Heritage Books


The author is the 2002 James Dent Walker Award Winner. Comprises the 1835 census of Negroes (names, ages, owners), an extract of the 1850 census of Free Blacks, and those who served in the U.S. Colored Troop (Civil War) from Kent County, as revealed in the Bounty Records of Kent County. View more info

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Kent County, Maryland Marriages, 1865-1888

By: Jerry M. Hynson

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H3576

ISBN: 788435760

Condition: 2007, 5½x8½, paper, index, 68 pp, Heritage Books, Inc


The exploration of African American family histories and genealogies continues to grow at an exponential rate. This growth has led to an increase in the demand for research aids. For those who cannot travel to local courthouses or record depositories, this handy reference book makes these marriage records readily available. This record of marriages has been derived from the Maryland State Archives microfilm #MSA M 218. Entries are arranged alphabetically by the groom's s... View more info

The Daybook of Alexander Kennard 1785 and 1786 Chester Town, Maryland

By: Karon Kennard Tanner

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: T3348

ISBN: 788433482

Condition: 2005, 6x9, paper, index, 164 pp, Heritage Books


In 1785-1786, the Customs House dry goods store functioned as a bank, post office, credit union, commodity exchange, freight and cargo shipper and handler, and community center. The daybook of Alexander Kennard contains the bookkeeper's original entries of debits and credits for the store recorded in date order. A wealth of genealogical data and socio-economic history of Maryland following the Revolutionary War are preserved on these pages. All the leading citizens and p... View more info