Branches of the Bay Bookshop

Queen Anne's County Books

 

Court and Probate Records

 

"Legacies of Queen Anne's County, Maryland" series

Contents: Complete abstracts of the wills of Queen Anne's county including testator, witnesses, all heirs, descriptions of all property real and personal devised to the heirs, date of writing, date of probate and codicil if written

 

Volume 1 - 1776-1791 taken from Libers SC:7, WHN:2, TW 

Volume 2 - 1791-1815 taken from Liber RW

Volume 3 - 1795-1801 taken from Liber WHN:3

Volume 4 - 1801-1810 taken from Liber WHN:4

Volume 5 - 1815-1823 taken from Liber TCE:1

Volume 6 - 1823-1833

All Volumes are $24 in ebook format

 

"Land Records Abstracts of Queen Anne's County 1706-1843"

Contents: abstracts provide grantor, grantee, family connections, land name and location, adjoining land, waterways and landmarks. The land records include deeds, releases, mortgages, bills of sale, marriage and family contracts, deeds of gift, property valuations, indentures and more. These volumes are presented to coincide with the original libers when using as an index for the original records.

Included - NEW - missing volume discovered at the courthouse never before published

Price:  Ebook  $100.00 for the 32 volume set

 

".... and They Appeared at Court"  series

Contents: Court minutes, criminal dockets, bastardy cases, road overseers, indentures, guardian bonds, balances, land commissions, petitions, Trustees of the Poor, licenses to Keep an Ordinary. Exciting detailed business of the court.

Volume 1 - 1770-1772  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 2 - 1774-1777  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 3 - 1779, 1782, 1785-1787  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

 

Contents: transcriptions and gleanings of all genealogical material found in 87 Chancery Cases not included in the Chancery Docket - newspapers, letters and plats included. 

Volume 5 - 1817-1871  $3.00  Ebook $15.00

 

Contents: legislation concerning the inhabitants of Talbot, Kent, QA, Caroline and Dorchester counties including divorces, adminstration of estate, orphans estate, new roads, new businesses, name changes, establishment of churches and schools - anything that went before the court.

Volume 6 - 1792-1815  Ebook $13.00

 

"Orphans, Minors and Heirs of Queen Anne's County" series

Contents: the proceedings of the Orphans Court, orphan, guardians, sureties, parents, siblings, grandparents, valuation of property, age of the minors, death date of the parent, administration of estates and appointment of administrator and executors, sales of property, etc.

Volume 1 - 1778-1803  $24.00  Ebook $15.00

Volume 2 - 1801-1812  Ebook $24.00

 

"Bound to Serve, the Indentured Children of Queen Anne's County 1794-1851"

Contents: the indentures of orphaned children providing the age, trade to be learned, master, who approved the indenture, length of the term.

Price:  $22.00  Ebook $15.00

 

Marriage Records

 

"Married in Maryland" series  - Queen Anne's County Marriage Licenses

Contents: bride, groom, date of license, residence, minister

 

1817-1865  $21.00  Ebook $15.00

1866-1886  $22.00  Ebook  $15.00

1887-1908  $21.00  Ebook $15.00

1908-1926  in progress of updating with newly discovered records

 

 

Church Records

 

"Sacred Sites of Queen Anne's County"

Contents: Survey of the churches of Queen Anne's county including brief history and pictures if available providing location and years of operation

Price: Ebook $15.00

 

"According to the Church" 1825-1900

Contents: church records for the upper shore counties.  See "All County Books" for description and pricing.

 

Vital Records

 

"Births and Deaths 1865-1884"

Contents: Births and deaths of Caroline, Queen Anne's and Kent counties taken from the County Circuit Court records. 

Price:  $15.00  Ebook $13.00

 

Tax Assessments

 

"1798 Federal Direct Tax Assessment for Queen Anne's County"

Contents: assessments for property, buildings including window panes, providing land tract names, owner, tenant, location and neighbors.

Price: $22.00  Ebook $15.00

 

"Assorted Tax Assessments for Queen Anne's County 1820-1858"

Contents: Tax assessment of property, stock, watches, silver, vessels, etc.

Price: $22.00  Ebook $15.00

 

"1896 Tax Assessment of Queen Anne's County - Districts 1 thru 7"

Contents: taxable real estate, personal estate including livestock, farm equipment, etc. Easy to determine occupation, businesses in the district, personal and daily life of your ancestors. This is the only known surviving assessment prior to 1900 that includes the African American community.

Price: Ebooks only - $40.00 for the 7 volume set

 

Newspapers

 

"Newspapers of the Upper Eastern Shore" 1800-1801-1802

Contents: News articles, advertisements, marriages, obituaries, court and legislative news all pertaining to the Upper Eastern Shore of Maryland from papers Republican Star, Maryland Herald, Gazette, American and Commercial Daily Advertiser. Complete Transcriptions to include in your family history. Great read for the history buff.

Price: $18.00 Ebook $13.00

 

"Newspapers of the Eastern Shore" 1835-1850

Contents: Newspapers covering Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot and Caroline counties. Obituaries and marriages, property sales, all local events.

Price: $30.00 Ebook $20.00

 

"The Omega Connections" 1850-1920

Contents: obituaries and marriages from the Upper Shore newspapers for all counties - See "All County Books" for description and pricing.

 

"The Newspapers of Queen Anne's County 1851-1933"

Contents: Obituaries and Marriages extracted from the Centreville Observer and Centreville Record.  All transcriptions are as they appeared in the newspapers.

Price: book prices as stated - Ebooks $13.50 each or $150.00 for the entire set of 32 volumes

·                May 1851 to Oct 1853 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1875-1876 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1877-1878 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1879-1880 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1881-1883 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1884-1885 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1886-1888 Obits and Marriages $16.50

·               1889-1890 Obits and Marriages $16.50

·               1891-1892 Obits and Marriages $16.50

·               1893-1894 Obits and Marriages $16.50

·               1895-1896 Obits and Marriages $16.50

·               1897 Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1876-1942 incomplete years Obits and Marriages $13.50

·               1898-1899 Obituaries only  $13.50

·               1900-1901 Obits and Marriages $18.00

·               1902-1903 Obits and Marriages $18.00

·               1904-1905 Obits and Marriages $18.00

·               1906-1907 Obits and Marriages $18.00

·               1908-1909 Obits and Marriages $20.00

·               1910-1911 Obits and Marriages $18.00

·               1912-1913 Obits and Marriages $20.00

·               1914 Obits and Marriages $15.00

·               1915-1916 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1917-1919 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1920-1921 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1922-1923 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1924-1925 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1926-1927 Obituaries Only including Old Timers Column from Centreville Observer and Record Observer $13.50

·               1928-1929 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1930-1931 Obituaries Only $13.50

·               1932-1933 Obituaries Only 13.50

·               Old Timers Column of Queen Anne's County from Record Observer and Observer 1926-1927, 1936-1938  $20.00

 

"Obituaries, Marriages and Births from the Queen Anne's County Record Observer"

Content: Obituaries, Marriages and Births taken from the Centreville Record Observer and Times

Price: Book prices as stated - Ebooks $13.00 each or $145.00 for the entire set

Order from - Shirley Cahall, 102 Main Street, Church Hill, MD 21623

·           1934-1935 $22.00

·            1936-1937 $22.00

·            1938-1939 $22.00

·            1940-1941 $22.00

·            1942-1943 $22.00

·            1944-1945 $22.00

·            1946-1947 $22.00

·            1948-1949 $22.00

·            1950  $15.00

·            1951-1952 $22.00

·            1953-1954 $22.00

·            1955-1956 $22.00

·            1957-1958 $22.00

·            1959-1960 $22.00

Miscellaneous

 

"Odds and Ends"

Contents: Coroners Inquests, Recognizance Court Records, Chancery Records and Indentures along with records of Talbot and Caroline Counties

Price: $20.00  Ebook $15.00

 

"Bits and Pieces"

Contents: The records of St. Luke's Parish, Almshouse records, History of the Almshouse, Vital Records kept by the Almshouse physician, Templeville ME Church burial records along with records of Talbot County

Price: $22.00  Ebook $15.00