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Marriage Records

Beginning in 1640 the Maryland General Assemby required clergy to post marriage banns and keep registers of marriages. Since 1777, county clerks have been required to issue marriage licenses and since 1865 to keep minister's returns.

The Maryland State Archives has copies of marriage records prior to 1914.

User Submitted Records

If you have bible records from your family and would like to share them with others, please consider posting them to this website, to one of the records BBS boards, or to the Garrett County, USGW Archives.

Special Collections

The following records are courtesy of the Garrett County Historical Society, PO Box 28, Oakland, Md. 21550 . They were printed in the magazine "The Glades Star", a quarterly publication of the Historical Society.


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This county is part of the USGenWeb Project, a non-profit genealogical resource web system, and is maintained by Sonny O'Haver with help and information provided by other volunteers.

Last Revised: Friday, August 27, 2004

2005. Garrett County, MD Genealogy.