CollinsFactor

Fort Mill, U.S.A.

CollinsFactor Links

East New Market & Dorchester County

Town of East New Market
Mayor Caroline Cline

Friendship Hall Cemetery
in East New Market

The Names on the Wall:
An Historical Puzzle in East New Market
 
by Greg Lepore, Maryland State Archives

Addresses on the Death of Hon T.H. Hicks
Washington: Govt. print. off., 1865

Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
Dorchester County

Dorchester County Genealogical Magazine
by Debby Moxey

Dorchester County Historical Society
dedicated to the collection, preservation, maintenance, and exhibition of artifacts, documents and other items relative to the history of Dorchester County.

Dorchester County Marriages
by Jean & Steve Woolston

More Dorchester County Marriages
by Bill Kinnersly

Dorchester County Public Library
Featuring an excellent collection of Dorchester County materials in the Maryland Room.

The Underground Railroad
by William Still  (Edit/Find for "New Market")

Genealogical and Historical Research

GHOTES
Genealogy & History Of The Eastern Shore of Virginia. 
Dedicated to the families and lovers of the Eastern Shore everywhere.

Caroline County Public Library
Small genealogical collection which includes cemetery records, wills, history and newspapers on microfilm.

Choptank Heritage Network
Focuses on the legacy of the Underground Railroad in the Choptank River region through research and discussion group meetings.

Joseph Nichols & the Nicholites
In the rural area along the Delaware-Maryland border in the 1760's there appeared a religious society known by the name of Nicholites or "New Quakers".  The Caroline County, Maryland family of Ann Collins Harris (ca1741-aft1791)and a few other near relatives were Nicholites.

Parker Todd's Caroline County
Noted Caroline County Genealogist & Historian brings two decades of research to the web.

Upper Shore Genealogical Society of Maryland
The USGS serves as a focal point for genealogical activities in the counties of Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline and Dorchester. The Society is an important link in the exchange of information between resident and non-resident family history researchers.  Publishes Chesapeake Cousins semi-annually.

Maryland State Archives
Serves as the central depository for government records of permanent value for Maryland. Records date from the founding of the colony in 1634 to the 1990s.

Maryland Genealogical Society
Founded in 1959 to collect and preserve Maryland history and genealogy.

Maryland Historical Society
The Library of Maryland History's collections are both diverse and substantive. The Library's over 5.4 million objects include books, extensive genealogy indexes, photographs, manuscripts, prints, ephemera, and more, reflecting the history of Maryland and its people.

Maryland Historic Trust
Assists the people of Maryland in identifying, studying, evaluating, preserving, protecting, and interpreting the state's significant prehistoric and historic districts, sites, structures, etc.

Nabb Research Center at Salisbury State University
The mission of the Nabb Research Center is to cultivate and sustain the advancement of scholarly research through collecting, preserving, disseminating and providing access to records and artifacts which illustrate the rich historical and cultural heritage of the greater Delmarva region.

Ancestry
With more than 5 billion names and 23,000 searchable databases, Ancestry.com is the #1 online source for family history information, including the web's largest collection of historical records.  I recommend the U.S. Deluxe membership for $155 a year.

DendroArcheology
Tree-Ring Lab Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Understanding Metes & Bounds
Direct Line Software (Deedmapper)

Book Stores

Colonial Roots
Colonial Roots (formerly known as Delmarva Roots) was founded in 2000. The company is owned and operated by Frederick Edward Wright and Holly Gwynne Wright.

Other Websites

Southern Outfitting
Southern Outfitting has been a leader in the Argentina dove and duck hunting industry for more than 10 years.  Offers the best price Argentina dove and duck and dove hunting excursions with complete price upfront.

Evan A. Russell
Art Director at USA TODAY Sports Media Group.  Works on popular brands such as For The Win, The Big Lead, Hoops Hype, and MMA Junkie, among others.

Collins Research Associates  (formerly AOC Marketing Research)
Specialty is recruiting and implementing large quota taste tests, central location tests, focus groups, in-depth interviews, and other in-person research in our southeast facility.  Ranked as the #1 focus facility in the southeast and #3 in the nation.

Range Voting
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