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State of   MARYLAND -   (The Old Line State)
      The 7th U.S. state to join the Union:   28-April-1788
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Extinct Maryland Counties:
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County Name


Charles (Old) -


Durham -

Worcester (old) -


Factual information


Formed in 1650 from part of Saint Mary's County. Abolished in 1654. Referred to
         as Old Charles County, not to be confused with present-day Charles
         County.
Formed in 1669 from part of Somerset County and non-organized territory.
         Abolished in 1672 and incorporated in Worcester County.
Formed in 1672 from part of Durham County and nonorganized territory. Lost in
         1685 when Delaware Colony was established. Another Worcester County
         was created by the division of Somerset County in 1742.





Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
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County Name

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Allegany -
Allegany -
Anne Arundel -

       B ——
Baltimore -
Baltimore -
Baltimore -
Baltimore -
Baltimore -
Baltimore -
Baltimore City -
Baltimore City -

       C ——
Calvert -
Caroline -
Carroll -
Carroll -
Cecil -
Charles -

       D ——
Dorchester -

       F ——
Frederick -

       G ——
Garrett -

       H ——
Harford -
Harford -
Howard -
Howard -

       K ——
Kent -

       M ——
Montgomery -
Montgomery -

       P ——
Prince George's -
Prince George's -

       Q ——
Queen Anne's -

       S ——
Saint Mary's -
Saint Mary's -
Somerset -

       W ——
Washington -
Washington -
Wicomico -
Wicomico -
Worcester -
Society Name and Location



American Latvian Association (Rockville, MD)
Genealogical Society of Allegany County (Cumberland, MD)
Anne Arundel Genealogical Society (Pasadena, MD)



Society of the Ark and Dove (Riderwood, MD)
Historical Society of Baltimore county (Cockeysville, MD)
Catonsville Historical Society (Catonsville, MD)
Germantown Historical Society (Germantown, MD)
Granite Historical Society (Granite, MD)
Silver Springs Historical Society (Silver Springs, MD)
Baltimore (City) Historical Society (Baltimore, MD)
Jewish Museum of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)



Calvert County Historical Society (Prince Frederick, MD)
Caroline County Historical Society (Denton, MD)
Carroll County Genealogical Society (Westminster, MD)
Historical Society of Carroll County (Westminster, MD)
Historical Society of Cecil County (Elkton, MD)
Charles County Maryland Genealogical Society (White Plains, MD)



Dorchester County Historical Society (Cambridge, MD)



Frederick County Genealogical Society (Frederick, MD)



Garrett County Historical Society (Oakland, MD)



Harford County Genealogical Society (Bel Air, MD)
Historical Society of Harford County (Bel Air, MD)
Howard County Genealogical Society (Columbia, MD)
Howard County Historical Society, (Ellicott City, MD)



The Historical Society of Kent County, Maryland (Chestertown, MD)



American Latvian Association (Rockville, MD)
Montgomery County Historical Society (Rockville, MD)



Prince George's County Genealogical Society (Carrollton, MD)
Prince George's County Historical Society (Riverdale, MD)



Queen Anne's County Historical Society (Centerville, MD)



Saint Mary's County Genealogical Society (Leonardtown, MD)
Saint Mary's County Historical Society (Leonardtown, MD)
Somerset County Historical Society (Princess Anne, MD)



Smithsburg Historical Society (Smithsburg, MD)
Washington County Historical Society (Hagerstown, MD)
Lower DelMarVa Genealogical Society (Salisbury, MD)
Wicomico Historical Society (Salisbury, MD)
Worcester County Historical Society (Pocomoke City, MD)


— Serving multiple areas —
Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society - covering parts of Delaware, (Kent County,
         Sussex County); Maryland (Dorchester County, Wicomico County, Somerset County,
         Worcester County); and Virginia (Northampton County, Accomack County). Located
         in Salisbury, MD

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