Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
Howard County
Genealogical Society
Helping you discover your family history

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Here are some links that may be useful in your pursuit of family connections or to find the genealogical societies that are nearby Howard County.  Please contact us by email to let us know if any of the links do not work or if you have suggestions for links to add to the list.

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The Howard County Historical Society collection contains over 38,000 ministers’ returns of marriage licenses, unused returned marriage license applications, and courthouse ledgers of marriages performed in Howard County, Maryland, between 1860 and 1939. Search this index to see if your ancestor might be referenced in the collection held by the Society, then request a copy of the document .
[Located in Category: Education]
Search this collection of 168 items is located in the Howard County Historical Society’s Archives and Research Library that contains manumissions, indentures, bills of sale, and other documents related to slavery in Howard County, Maryland in the decades before and just after the Civil War, including several manumissions of slaves who had entered military service during the War.
[Located in Category: Education]
Events and publications showing you how to use U.S. Federal Government records held at the National Archives for historical and genealogical research. Events are free and open to all. Registration is not required.
[Located in Category: Education]
Meetings are at 7:30 PM on the first Thursday of every month at the Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road, Severna Park, Maryland.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Meetings are on the fourth Sunday of the months of September through June (except December) at the Parkville Senior Center, 8601 Harford Road, Parkville, Maryland 21234. They have an extensive library of over 4,000 books of genealogical interest - check their website for hours.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Meetings are held the third Monday of each month March through May and September through November at 7:30 p.m. at the Westminster Library, 50 E. Main Street, Westminster
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
The Enoch Pratt Free Library is one of the oldest free public library systems in the United States. They serve the residents of Baltimore with locations throughout the city, and the residents of Maryland as the State Library Resource Center.
[Located in Category: Libraries]
Instructor led on-line course in Genealogy Basics available for free through the Howard County Library System offered several times a year.
[Located in Category: Education]
Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr., Rockville, MD
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers. Several databases have been started for all to use.
[Located in Category: Howard County Research]
Howard Community College offers courses of interest to genealogists. They are found in Continuing Education under Lifestyle and Leisure, History and Culture listings of classes.
[Located in Category: Education]
The primary private repository of historical records and artifacts related to Howard County’s history. The Howard County Historical Society Museum is housed in the former First Presbyterian Church in old Ellicott City. The Society holdings of historical maps, deeds and property records, marriage licenses, voter records, slave manumission records and oral histories as well as over 4,000 historical photographs, local 4-H documents, business receipts, and many rare and one-of-a-kind private documents is in the Charles E. Miller Branch Library and Historical Center on Frederick Road in Ellicott City.
[Located in Category: Historical Societies]
Each of the Howard County Library facilities have computers with access to several subscription genealogy services as well as a small holding of genealogy related books.
[Located in Category: Libraries]
Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First Street SE, Washington, DC 20540. THE ultimate resource for all researchers. Books, pamphlets, journals, newspapers and other serial publications.
[Located in Category: Libraries]
Membership in the Maryland Genealogical Society provides access to some of the best genealogical resources available for Maryland research and helps you make the connections you need to advance your family history research.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Maryland Historical Society, 201 West Monument St., Baltimore, Maryland, 21201-4674. The Maryland Historical Society’s H. Furlong Baldwin Library enables researchers, students, teachers, and others to have access to the records of Maryland’s past. Their is a collection of books, journals, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, prints, obsolete currency, oral histories, ephemera, and microfilm which the library makes available to the public
[Located in Category: Historical Societies]
Monthly meetings are held at the Seabrook Recreation Center, 9443 Worrell Avenue, Lanham, Maryland on the third Saturday in January, March, May, September, and November.
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
Meetings are held at the New Carrollton Municipal Center, 6016 Princess Garden Parkway, New Carrollton, Maryland 20784 the first Wednesday of each month at 7:00PM except for July, August and January The Society Library is housed at 12219 Tulip Grove Drive in Bowie, MD
[Located in Category: Genealogical Societies]
This organization has extensive knowledge to help with sources available to discover Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors.
[Located in Category: Irish Research Sites]
The university of Maryland Baltimore County Library has extensive holdings. Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery . University of Maryland, Baltimore County . 1000 Hilltop Circle . Baltimore MD 21250
[Located in Category: Libraries]
The USGenWeb and MdGenWeb Project resources.
[Located in Category: Howard County Research]