Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
Howard County
Genealogical Society
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The Society Publishes and sells many different publications relevant to genealogical research pertaining to Howard County.  Over the years, dedicated members of the Howard County Genealogical Society have documented many of the genealogical resources found in the county. This includes cemetery, marriage, and bible records. These documents have been printed in limited quantities and are available for purchase. 
 
The society has 11 volumes of cemetery records for sale as part of our Regular Publications series.  These records resulted from the organized recording of Howard County tombstone inscriptions. For an introduction to the organization and scope of our cemetery records, please go to Publications
 
Please note that there is a base shipping charge of $1.50. Each item will include an additional unit shipping charge, which will be $2.00 for Regular Publications and $1.75 for Special Publications. The base charge will appear separately from the individual items on your invoice.
 
Once you have selected the items you wish to order, you can click on the Checkout button to complete your order. Complete (or correct) the information in the Purchaser Information box. Then from the Payment box, select Check with Mail-in Form.  Finally, in the Security Code box, click on the check box to generate a security code, then enter those numbers into the empty box. (This ensures that you are not a robot.)  Finally click on the Place Order button.
 
If you choose to pay by credit card or PayPal, you will be redirected to the PayPal site to complete your payment. Your order information will be transferred to HCGS and we will deliver your order to the address you specified. If you choose to pay by check, Please write a check for the total amount of your invoice payable to Howard County Genealogical Society and mail to:   Howard County Genealogical Society, PO Box 274, Columbia, MD 21045-0274.
 
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A Perpetual Calendar, 1583-2349 A Perpetual Calendar, 1583-2349
 
[Item # 91-0] A Perpetual Calendar, 1583-2349. You look up the year of interest in the index, and are directed to one of 14 one-page calendars that display the 12 months for that year.The calendar is invaluable for doing detective work on dates in family letters and clippings. Prepared by the late HCGS member Richard C. Randt and published by HCGS in 1991.
 
Last Updated: 6 September 2016
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Indexes to the Welling Bibles Indexes to the Welling Bibles
[Item # 91-1] Indexes to the Welling Bibles. This is a surname index for a special collection held by the Howard County Historical Society library. The collection itself consists of photocopies of Howard County material (as well as some items relating to Carroll County and Anne Arundel County) contained in three Welling family Bibles that had been used as scrap books. These materials include clippings, obituaries, certificates, courthouse records, photographs, correspondence and genealogical charts of this prominent Howard county family. The dates of items extend from 1613 to 1981. The index volume allows the researcher to determine whether a name of interest is included, and where in the files at the HCHS to access it. There are well over 300 surnames, including Barrow, Bird, Brayshaw, Cauthorn, Dorsey, Forsyth(e), Gaither, Gist, Greenwood, Inglehart, Morris, Polk, Sykes, Warfield, Welling and Winchester. This book was originally published by HCGS in 1991 and was reprinted in 1997 as HCGS Special Publication 91-1.
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Selected Genealogical Resources in the Howard County Historical Society Library

[Item # 97-1] The book’s 21 articles are: Marriage Licenses (1858-1939); Voters Records (1865-1940); Deeds and Mortgages (1850-1960); Slack Funeral Home Records (1930-1950); World War Military Records; Oella Cemetery Company Records (1891-1920); Pensioner Lists of 1883; Revolutionary War Muster Rolls; B&O Magazine (1946-1961); The Frances Day Collection (1900-1990); School Yearbooks (1839-1955); The Trinity of Howard County Maps (1860-1968); Social Registers (1892-1981); Farm Credit Records; (1930-1950); Indentures, Bills of Sale and Manumissions (1815-1865); Early Courthouse Records ; (1842-1890); Maryland’s Earliest Court Proceedings (1658-1676); Early Courthouse Criminal Records (1839-1870); Sun Almanacs (1884-1915); 4-H and Other Extension Service Records (1917-1993); The Alberton/Daniels Band (1879-1896). (1991) Authored by HCGS member Doris W. Edwards and HCHS library director Mary K. Mannix and published by HCGS in 1997 is a compilation of 21 articles that appeared in THE FAMILY TREE from April 1994 to December 1996 under the title "Selects From the HCHS Library". HCGS Special Publication 97-1. Published 1997.

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Patriots and Pioneers of Howard County Maryland: The Courthouse and the Jail
[Item # 98-1 Patriots Patriots and Pioneers of Howard County, Maryland: The Courthouse and The Jail is an account of the people involved in the construction and early days of the Howard County courthouse and the jail in Ellicott City in the time from 1840 to 1857. This book is the first publication from a manuscript written by HCGS member Joseph H. Nichols intended to document the common people who were responsible for the growth of the county during its formative years. The main source used by Mr. Nichols was the original 506-page ledger consisting of bound handwritten pages on which the activities of the early County Commissioners were recorded. The new book also contains a turn-of-the-century picture of the courthouse, pictures of the jail, and a portion of an 1860 map of Ellicott City showing various properties mentioned in the book. There is an index containing all the surnames in the book, including Alexander, Anderson, Batson, Bowie, Bradenbaugh, Bradford, Brown, Burgess, Thomas, Butler, Campbell, Carr, Carrick, Clark, Cole, Crawford, Davis, Day, Disney, Donaldson, Dorsey, Duvall, Ellicott, Elliott, Emmart, Fell, Fort, Gaither, Gibbons, Gosnell, Green, Griffith, Hammond, Harding, Harris, Haslup, Hayden, Hearn, Hipsley, Hobbs, Hollifield, Holland, Hopkins, Hughes, Hunt, Iglehart, Isaac, Isaacs, Jenkins, Johnson, Jones, Legon, Linthicum, Lycum, Lyons, MacCubbin, Maclin, McClary, McCrea, McKenzie, Israel, McLaughlin, Mills, Moore, Morris, Norwood, Orem, Owings, Patridge, Peepe, Piper, Powell, Pue, Radcliff, Rivers, Sallen, Scaggs, Shipley, Simmons, Smith, Snowden, Sprigg, Stewart, Talbott, Timanus, Tyson, Van Brocklyn, Warfield, Welsh, Wilson, Worthington.and Pioneers of Howard County, Maryland.  Published 1998.
 
 
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Index to Howard County Maryland Cemeteries Index to Howard County Maryland Cemeteries
[Item #10-1] Published 2010, soft cover, 24 pages. This book identifies 206 cemeteries or gravesites in Howard County. Of these, 193 have Howard County Inventory ID Numbers, assigned by the county to protect the gravesites. The book consists of a set of five tables that list the cemeteries in various orders -- by name, by town, by street address, by County ID number, and by HCGS reference number. Columns in the five tables of the book include: Cemetery Name, Street Number, Street Name, Town, Zip Code, Howard County Cemetery Inventory ID Number, Howard County Tax Map Location, Historic Black Cemetery, Notes, and HCGS Reference Numbers. The HCGS Reference Numbers direct you to the volume of cemetery records in which the tombstone inscription are transcribed.
Last Updated: 6 September 2016
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Naturalization Records from the Court Minutes of Howard District ... 1840-1906 Naturalization Records from the Court Minutes of Howard District ... 1840-1906
[Item # 11-1] Naturalization Records from the Court Minutes of Howard District of Anne Arundel County and the Circuit Court of Howard County 1840-1906, (2011).
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