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Isabelle Board Obert's Allen family history begins in Virginia but is found in Baltimore City during the nineteenth-century. Visit this beautiful set of pages and enjoy the research on the Allen and ancillary families.
The web site of MGS Board member Debra Hoffman includes a blog and helpful links for German and Maryland genealogy.
Edward Arthur presents his family history beginning with immigrant John Pierce Arthur who arrived in the US in 1846. He died seven years later but left a family whose descendants are still in Maryland. Additionally, Ed presents information about Thomas Cashen of Ireland who had several children that settled in Baltimore.
This site includes many identified photographs of residents of Baltimore City mostly taken by Baltimore photographic studios. There are also helps for collecting, preserving and dating photographs. The site is maintained by Gary Ruppert.
This site is dedicated to the family and descendents of Patrick Henry & Bridget Burke Brown of Allegany County, Maryland and Mineral County, West Virginia.
Colonial Roots is operated by MGS member Debbie Hooper. This is a commercial site which has published 23 volumes in the series "Colonial Families of the Eastern Shore of Maryland" and 11 volumes in "Colonial Families of Delaware."
The Davis Family Web Site was developed by Sarah and Michael Warner. It traces the Davis family in Frederick County to the 1700s. Genealogical information and photos of the Davis Family as well as other information pertaining to this family is presented.
In addition to information on ancestors and descendants of Dunnock, Johnson, MacNamara, Insley, and Todd families, all of whom came directly to Maryland from Great Britain in the 17th-century, this excellent site has a lot of useful research information regarding the Eastern Shore and particularly Dorchester County. Kudos to our member Jacque-Lynne Amann Schulman.
Boar Member Malissa Ruffner's blog highlights discoveries from her personal genealogy, including research on the Offutt and Dukes families of Maryland. She also discusses other aspects of her continued genealogical education, including her volunteer work at the Baltimore City Archives. Entries for 30 January 2012 and 14 February 2012 give detailed information about research at that repository.
The Web site of Robert Morrison Kennard, Jr., features information on 10 of his family lines from across the country, including the Kennard, Rothwell, and Carroll families of Maryland.
Dorinda D. Shepley's Web site contains information about early Frederick County. Included on the site is a list of surnames, cemeteries, hints for using records and other helpful details.
The web site of MGS Board Member Victoria Kinnear includes information on her Maryland ancestors.
MGS member Eileen Souza, owner of Old Bones Genealogy, LLC, has been blogging since 2012. Posts in late 2015 profile repositories for Carroll County research.
James Pentland was born in Northern Ireland in 1820, immigrated to Philadelphia in 1832 and arrived in Baltimore City in the 1840s where he established a thriving Florist and Horticultural business. This family was of Scots-Irish descent with branches in Canada and roots in the Presbyterian church. Other families include: Brown, Finnigan, McWatters, Polley and Reese.
The family of William Petticoate has its roots in Anne Arundel County in the 1660s or earlier. This Web site traces descendants into the late 19th century. The family surname is variously spelled Petticoate, Petticourt, Petticoarte, Peddicord, etc. The family migrated from Anne Arundel to Baltimore County and other geogrphic sites.
This blog by MGS member Robyn Smith is designed to: document family history research in a way that teaches and engages the reader; share discoveries, finds, approaches and tools that further research; provide ways to make our research exciting for others by adding social history; shine a light on resources, repositories, websites and other sources; and highlight and discuss the many challenges of slavery and slave research.
Joseph Ruppert emigrated to Baltimore City in 1837 from Germany. This site describes his family and business in mid-19th-century Baltimore. Other families discussed include: Buchheimer, Brown, Dannenfelser Eisenach, Geiger, Holdefer, Hubner and Weitzel.
Linda Reno has created this site which deals with the history of very early Saint Mary's City families, the third earliest English settlement in the colonies. She has a number of useful resources available on line.
Timothy Tracey is an early 17th century immigrant to Saint Mary's County arriving about 1673. Some of his descendants are described and potential links to other Maryland Tracey families are discussed at Lee Garlock's Web site.
Johannes Westphalen and his son immigrated from Westfalen to Baltimore in 1869 when they anglicized their names to John Westphale Sr and Jr. Explore the American and German descendants and ancestors of this Catholic family. Associated lines include: Becker, Lautze, Schmidt, Stinner, Wostefeldt and others.