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Frederick County, established 1748, county seat Frederick.

News from the County:

Noted Reinterments:

Intention of Maryland State Roads Commission to move certain Graves (1965) Whereas, the State Roads Commission of Maryland, in its contemplated improvement to US Route 15 from Frederick to the PA State Line, under the provision of Right of Way Project F-522-17-720 found it necessary to acquire a portion of the property of Robert D LEATHERMAN, which is located on the north side of MD Route 15, approximately 1000 feet west of the town of Lewistown, in Frederick Co, and Whereas, there is presently situated within the area to be acquired for said improvement to US Route 15 a burying ground contained several grave sites and markers. One marker dated 1784 has the name Ruth Engelbe MORGENSTERNIST inscribed thereon, and Whereas, the State Roads Commission of MD will, at its expense and in a decent and reverent manner, exhume and reinter or cause to be exhumed and reinterred, in the Lewistown Cemetery, located at Lewistown, MD, all the remains found in said burying ground, except in those cases where descendants may come forward to claim any of said remains for reinternment in places of their own choice, in which event the State Roads Commission of MD will fully reimburse said persons for all reasonable costs so incurred. (Portion from The News, Frederick, MD
Saturday May 15 1965)

Helpful County Resources:

Frederick County – Sailor, Maryland’s Public Information Network

http://directory.sailor.lib.md.us

 

Frederick County Library System                             

www.fcpl.org

 

Frederick County – MD Tombstone Transcription Project

www.usgwtombstones.org/maryland/frederick.html

 

Frederick County Circuit Court

100 West Patrick Street
Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-1976

 

Frederick County Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 234
Monrovia, MD 21770-0234
www.frecogs.com

 

 

Historical Society of Frederick County                             

24 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Frederick County Home Page
www.hsfcinfo.org        

 

Emmitsburg Historical Society

P. O. Box 463
Emmitsburg, MD 21727
www.emmitsburg.net/history/

 

Middletown Valley Historical Society                  

305 W. Main Street
P. O. Box 294
Middletown, MD 21769-0294
(301) 371-7582
http://mvhistoricalsociety.weebly.com/

 

Thurmont Historical Society

P. O. Box 251
11 N. Church Street
Thurmont, MD 21788-0251
(301) 271-1860
www.thurmonthistoricalsociety.org

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