Before the Fire : Genealogical Gleanings from the Cambridge Chronicle 1830-1855
by Jr. Walter E. Arps


Overview - Genealogical records are hard to find in this Dorchester County town on the Eastern Shore of Chesapeake Bay, thanks to a mid-nineteenth century courthouse fire. This researcher was able to find microfilm copies of a few disparate issues of the local newspaper, thus filling in some of the gaps.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Genealogical records are hard to find in this Dorchester County town on the Eastern Shore of Chesapeake Bay, thanks to a mid-nineteenth century courthouse fire. This researcher was able to find microfilm copies of a few disparate issues of the local newspaper, thus filling in some of the gaps. These precious newspapers also shed a bright beam of light on nineteenth-century Dorchester County life: its economic ups and downs, politics, Methodism, dependence on the steamboat, and cultural aspirations.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780788435010
  • ISBN-10: 0788435019
  • Publisher: Heritage Books
  • Publish Date: April 2013
  • Page Count: 30
  • Dimensions: 11 x 8.5 x 0.06 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.21 pounds


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