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Waterworks Employees

Abbreviations Used for Periodicals:

  • HT: History Trails (pub. by the Baltimore County Historical Society)
  • MDG: Maryland and Delaware Genealogist
  • MGB: Maryland Genealogical Bulletin (published by Robert Hayes)
  • MGSB: Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin
  • MHM: Maryland Historical Magazine
  • NB: The Notebook (published by the Baltimore County Genealogical Society)
  • SHGM: Society for the History of Germans in Maryland

Cabinet Makers

  • Grimes, Michael A. "More Baltimore Cabinetmakers and Allied Tradesmen, 1800-1845." MHM 83 (3) 244-246.
  • "Register of the Cabinet Makers and Allied Trades in Maryland, 1746-1820," MHM 25 (1) 1-30.
  • Weidman, Gregory A. Furniture in Maryland, 1740-1940, from the Collection of the Maryland Historical Society. Baltimore: The Society, 1984 [contains lists of cabinet and furniture makers].

Clergy

  • Allen, Ethan. The Clergy of Maryland of the Protestant Episcopal Church Since the Independence of 1783. Baltimore: John D. Toy, 1860.
  • "Appointments of the Baltimore Annual Conference (Methodist Episcopal) for 1861." MGSB 29 (4) 380-383.
  • Giles, Paul G. "German Catholic Missionaries in Maryland During the 18th Century." SHGM 26th report, pp. 33-36..
  • Kanely, Edna Agatha. Directory of Ministers and the Maryland Churches They Served, 1634-1990.  2 vols. Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1991.
  • Rightmyer, Nelson. Maryland's Established Church. Church Historical Society, 1956. [contains biographical sketches of Maryland Anglican clergymen].
  • Ware, Diane. Biographical Study of Ministers of Four Black Religious Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland: 1816-1979. No  pl: The Author, 1979.
  • Weis, Frederic L. Colonial Clergy of Maryland, Delaware, and Georgia.  Lancaster, Mass.: 1950.

Convicts

  • Anderson, Patricia Dockman. “Records of the Baltimore City and County Jail, 1831-1853, Part 1.”  MGSB 36 (1) 68-80.
  • "Baltimore City Police Department Docket, [1865-1866]" Contributed by Dianne Stenzell. Abstracted by F. Edward Wright, MGSB 34 (2) 183-200.
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. The King's Passengers to Maryland and Virginia. Westminster: Family Line Publications.
  • Cook, Eleanor M. V. “Account of Persons Committed and Released from Montgomery County Gaol from the 23rd of November 1819 to the 15th of July 1819.” MGSB 33 (1) 152-154.
  • Oszakiewski, Robert A. "Baltimore County Court (Convict Records) 1770-1774, and Anne Arundel County Court (Convict Records) 1771-1775."  NB 5 (3) 2-5.
  • Oszakiewski, Robert Andrew. “Convict Servants in Charles County: A Further Study,”  MGSB 32 (3) 284-288.
  • Oszakiewski, Robert Andrew. "Index to Convict Servants in Kent County, 1719-1769."  MGSB 34 (1) 43-84.

Inventors

  • Peterson, Cliff. Original United States Patent Models by Maryland Inventors, 1801-1899.  Santa Monica: Cliff Peterson Collections, 1988.
  • Sharrer, G. Terry. "Patents By Marylanders, 1790-1830."  MHM 71 (1) 50-59.
  • Watson, Mark. "Maryland Inventors and Inventions, 1830-1860."  MHM 80 (1) 66-93..

Merchants

  • Gurney, John T., III. "List of Licenses for Retailers at Horse Races ... May 11, 1785." MGSB 33 (4) 692.

Orphans

  • Anderson, Patricia Dockman. "Inmates of the German Orphans Asylum, Aisquith St., Baltimore, MD."  MGSB 32 (2) 152-155.
  • Jourdan, Elise G. “Charles County Orphans.” MGSB 38 (3) 333-336.
  • Peden, Henry C., Jr. “Harford County Orphans and Indentured Children, 1774-1778.’ MGSB 35 (3) 442-447.
  • Smith, Dorothy H. Anne Arundel County Orphans 1704 - 1706. n. pub., n. pl., n.d. MSA Library.
  • Smith, Dorothy H. Orphans and Infants of Prince George's County, Maryland 1696 - 1750. Annapolis, MD, 1976
  • Wright, F. Edward. "Illegitimate Children of Queen Anne's County, Born 1782-1787," MGSB 33 (4) 773-1776.

Photographers

  • Kelbaugh, Ross. J. Directory of Maryland Photographers 1839 - 1900. Baltimore: Historic Graphics, 1988.
  • Kelbaugh, Ross J. Directory of Civil War Photographers, vol. 1: Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, West Virginia. Baltimore:. Historic Graphics, 1990.

Physicians

  • "Doctors of Medicine, University of Maryland Commencement, March 21, 1833," MGSB 29 (4) 227-228.
  • Jensen, Christian E. Lives of Caroline County, Maryland Physicians 1774 - 1984.  No pl., no pub., n.d.
  • "Maryland Physicians at the Period of the Revolutionary War," by Henry J. Berkeley, MHM 24 (1) 2-11.
  • The Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1666-1880. By John R. Quinan. Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald, 1884.
  • The Medical Annals of Maryland, 1799-1899. By Eugene Fauntleroy Cordell. Baltimore: 1903..
  • Medical Practitioners of the City Baltimore, by Nancy Bramucci, is an online data base available at the Maryland State Archives
  • "Revolutionary Doctors of Anne Arundel County," MGSB 19 (4) 303 ff.
  • Woodwardm Theodore E. Carroll County Physicians of the 19th and Early 20th Centuries. Westminster: The Historical Society of Carroll County, 1990.

Policemen

  • Peden, Henry Clint, Jr. Historical Register of the Sparrows Point Police Department, 1901-1986.  Bel Air: the Author, 1986.

Political Figures

  • The Archives of Maryland: Historical List, Vol. 1, new series. Annapolis: The Maryland State Archives, 1990.
  • Cotter, Thomas F. "Presidents of the Baltimore City Council, 1797 - ." MGSB 28 (3) 300-303.
  • Papenfuse, Edward C., et al. Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislators, 1635-1789.  2 vols. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1979, 1985.

Postal Workers

  • Hecht, Arthur. "List of Letter Carriers, Baltimore, Maryland, 19th Century." MGSB 18 (4) 230-251.
  • Hollifield, William. Baltimore County Postmasters, 1878-1968 (names for Lutherville, Timonium, Golden, Cockeysville, Warren, Texas, etc.). See Limestone Valley, pp. 185-188.

Railroad Workers

  • Brandau. Jean K. "Machinery Shop Employees of the Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad c1850."  NB 8 (3) 30-32.
  • Hollifield, William. "Casualties on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad." MGSB 16 (1) 15-23.
  • Kanely, Edna Agatha. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Employees, 1842 and 1852, 1855 and 1857.  Baltimore: The Author, 1982.
  • Kanely, Edna Agatha. "Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Employees." MGSB 22 (2) 100-143; "... Named Kelley/Kelly," MGSB 26 (2) 133-171; "...Named Kenealy/Kennely," MGSB 27 (1) 60, 75-78.; "...Named Miller," MGSB 30 (1) 56-84..

Road Overseers

  • Peden, Henry J.  Baltimore County Overseers of Roads, 1693-1793.  Westminster: Family Line Publications, 1992.

Scholars

  • Anderson, Patricia Dockman. "The Baltimore Academy of the Visitation.” MGSB 33 (3) 455-461.
  • “Graduates of the Eastern High School [Baltimore] from 1852 to 1868,” Suggested by Helyn Collison, MGSB 35 (2) 237-241.
  • Hitselberger, Mary. School Boys of Frederick, 1835.”  MGSB 35 (3) 450.
  • Hitselberger, Mary Fitzhugh. “McDonald’s School, Fredericktown, 1805.” MGSB. 33 (1) 108.
  • "Maryland Scholars at German Universities, 1824-1910," SHGM, 35th Report (Baltimore: 1972), pp. 43-47.

Schoolmasters

  • Barnes, Robert. W. "Colonial Schoolmasters of Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties." MGSB 33 (1) 158-174..
  • Barnes, Robert W. "Schoolteachers and the Oath." MGSB 33 (1) 175-181.

Servants

  • Barnes, Robert. “Notes on Some Indentured Servants.” MGSB 37 (2) 202-228.
  • Barnes, Robert. “Servants in Anne Arundel County."  MGSB 37 (3) 370-400.
  • Coldham, Peter Wilson. The Bristol Registers of Servants Sent to Foreign Plantations, 1654-1686.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1988.
  • Oszakiewski. Robert A. "Baltimore County Court (Convict Records) 1770-1774, 1783 (COAGSER 309), and Anne Arundel County Court (Convict Records) 1771-1775." (The Baltimore County Genealogical Society) NB 5 (3) 2-5.
  • Oszakiewski, Robert Andrew. "Convict Servants in Maryland: A Critical Study of Selected Secondary Sources." Unpublished ms. deposited at MSA.
  • "White Servants at Hampton, 1772-1774," MHM 33:126 ff.

Silversmiths

  • Goldsborough, Jennifer Faulds. Silver in Maryland, Catalog and Exhibition. Baltimore: The Maryland Historical Society, n.d. [contains lists of silversmiths]..
  • The Warner Family: Silversmiths to Baltimore. Baltimore: The Peale Museum, 1971.

Tavern Keepers

  • Marks, Lillian Bayly. "Tavern and Ordinary Licenses in Baltimore County, Maryland, 1755-1763."  MHM 78 (4) 326-340.

Waterworks Employees

  • Kanely, Edna Agatha. "Water Works Employees, Baltimore County, 1860." MGSB 29 (3) 300-302.

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