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Research Books for Talbot County, Maryland

 

Court and Probate Records

 

"Talbot County Land Abstracts 1662-1806"

Content: the work of three authors offers including new volumes never before published. The 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.

Price: Ebook only $100.00 for entire 32 volume set

 

 "Talbot County Alienations 1662-1740"

 Property transfers providing grantor, grantee, land tract name and acreage, date, some notes provided. Covers not only Talbot county but Queen Anne's, Kent and Caroline with some Cecil and Dorchester transactions. The benefit of the alienations is that it provides transactions that took place during the time that the deed books did not survive. Good for anyone researching the land tracts of the counties or following their families through the land.                                     Price: $20.00    Ebook $15.00

 

"Orphans, Minors and Heirs" series for Talbot County

Contents: Guardianship proceedings, Orpans Court proceedings, estate valuations, laws of the court, orphans name, parents, guardians, age of the orphan, death date of the family member, description of the estate including it's name, acreage, neighbors, details of the buildings thereon. Entire families often given including grandparents.

 

Volume 1 - 1717-1750  $18.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 2 - 1751-1777  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 3 - 1787-1795  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 4 - 1795-1802  $20.00  Ebook $13.00

4 Volume set in Ebook format $45.00

 

Note: to date records for the years 1778-1786 have not been located

 

"Bound to Serve" The Indentured Children of Talbot County 1794-1920

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

Price: $30.00 Ebook $20.00

 

"Talbot County Wills" 1777-1794

Contents: Complete abstracts of the wills of Talbot county taken from Libers 3 and 4

Price: $22.00 plus $3.00 shipping

Order from: Helen Seymour, 1103 Riverview Terrace, St. Michaels MD  21663

 

"...and They Appeared at Court" series

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

 

Contents: Talbot County Judgment Court records 1679-1797, Inventories 1777-1794, Administrations 1789-1838, Distributions 1796-1869 - all excepting the Inventories never before published.

Volume 7 - 1675-1869  Ebook $20.00

 

 

Marriage Records

 

"Married in Maryland" series for Talbot County

Contents: bride, groom, date of license, residence of both the bride and groom, minister

 

Volume 1 - 1794-1824  $17.50  Ebook $15.00

Volume 2 - 1825-1850  $16.00  Ebook $15.00

Volume 3 - 1850-1876  $16.00  Ebook $15.00

3 Volume set in Ebook format $35.00

 

Volume 4 - 1876-1900 coming soon!

 

Church Records

 

"Baptisms of the Methodist Churches"

Contents: register of baptisms of the Talbot Circuit of the ME Church 1842-1867, Sardis ME Church 187501890, MP Church 1863-1902, Trinity ME Church South 1869-1877 and 1884-1901

Price: $24.00 plus $3.00 shipping

Order from: Helen Seymour, 1103 Riverview Terrace, St. Michaels MD  21663

 

"According to the Church" 1825-1900

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

 

Tax Assessments

 

"1798 Federal Direct Tax Assessment of Talbot County"

Contents: Property assessment of Talbot County in 1798 for Districts 1,2,3, & 4.  The most complete property assessment of 1798.  In addition to the information provided in the county assessment of 1798 this provides a more detailed location of the property and neighbors, depending on the assessor.  This assessment is of the property and buildings only - it does not include the personal property of slaves, silver, livestock, furniture or vehicles.  The assessments are as they appear in the original record but indexed in the most commonly used or correct spelling. 

Price: $23.00  Ebook $15.00

 

"County Tax Assessments of Talbot County"

Contents: County Tax assessment of Talbot County in 1798.  Includes land owners, land tract names, tenants, personal property including silver, boats, livestock, etc. Great tool to determine the personal life of your ancestors, even their occupation! 

 

Volume 1 - 1798 County Assessment  $21.00  Ebook $15.00

Volume 2 - 1817 County Assessment  $22.00  Ebook $15.00

Volume 3 - 1832 County Assessment  $24.00  Ebook $15.00

 

4 Volume set of Talbot County Tax Assessments $45.00

 

Newspapers

 

"Read All About It" the Easton Gazette

Contents: transcription of the news, local events, deaths marriages, village happenings, property sales - anything of interest and genealogical materials for your family history of Talbot County and surrounding areas.  Great read as a gift for anyone, even if they aren't a genealogist.  Presented in newspaper formatting. 

Volume 1 - 1850-1861  in progress

Volume 2 - 1862-1863 $18.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 3 - 1864-1865  in progress

Volume 4 - 1877           $18.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 5 - 1878            in progress

Volume 6 - 1880           $18.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 7 - 1889           $16.00  Ebook $13.00

Volume 8 - 1890           in progress

 

"The Easton Journal" 1930-1931

Contents: transcription of the news, local events, deaths marriages, village happenings, anything of interest and genealogical materials. Talbot County and surrounding areas.

Price: Ebook $15.00

 

"The Maryland Independent"  1930-1931

Contents: transcription of the news, local events, deaths marriages, village happenings, anything of interest and genealogical materials. Talbot County and surrounding areas.

Price: Ebook $15.00

 

"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 Home Front" a series

Contents: newspaper transcriptions from Talbot and Kent county newspapers during the Civil War period.  See "All County Books" for description and pricing.

 

"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.

 

Miscellaneous

 

"The Royal Oak"

Volume 3 of the Twig and Turf series

Contents: a complete history of the village of Royal Oak.  Includes the history, genealogy and lore of the families that inhabited Royal Oak.

Price: $35.00  Ebook $20.00

 

"Odds and Ends"

Contents: Almshouse records 1847-1896, Annual Valuations 1852-1865, Naturalizations 1802-1906 for Talbot county along with records for Queen Anne's and Caroline Counties.

Price: $20.00  Ebook $15.00

 

"Bits and Pieces"

Contents: Annual Valuations 1865-1906 and Recognizance Court records 1852-1856 for Talbot county along with other records of Queen Anne's County

Price: $22.00  Ebook $15.00