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

ISBN: 9780788435010

Published: April 1st 2013

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30 pages


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

Before the Fire: Genealogical Gleanings from the Cambridge Chronicle 1830-1855 by Walter E. Arps Jr.
April 1st 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 30 pages | ISBN: 9780788435010 | 7.79 Mb

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 localMoreGenealogical 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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