Maryland Church Records, by Jane Thursby
When searching for your family vital records, church records are very important. But what church or more importantly what religion? What were the colonial or State laws that may help find the answers? Where are older church records kept? From the first religious service in the State to present day archives and repositories, Maryland had many firsts when it comes to religions that become important to remember.
Jane Thursby has been working on her own family history for over 20 years. She is the past president and current vice president of the Frederick County Genealogical Society. Baltimore born and raised, she is also a member of the Baltimore County Genealogical Society, the Howard County Genealogical Society, the Carroll County Genealogical Society, and the Maryland Genealogical Society. She is a speaker on genealogical research in Maryland and on research techniques, especially those to help break down brick walls.
Recorded On: Saturday, October 4, 2014