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HISTORY OF KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND: 1630-1916. Fred G. Usilton. Soft Cover, (1911), repr. 2005, New All-Name Index, 296 pages.
This volume contains information from the period 1630-1916 concerning Kent County and its county town, Chestertown. Kent County was developed from the Isle of Kent, an area much fought over by Maryland and Virginia in the early 1600's, and is based on historical facts contained in books, newspapers articles, and other publications documenting the times. This work traces the progress of the county, from political, educational, and religious standpoints, as well as recounting Indian stories, racing events, and superstitions. Lists of county and town officials, as well as soldiers are included. Other important people discussed are Claiborne, Tilghman, Parker, Reed, Knight, Pearce, Vickers, Usilton, Wroth, and many others. Fascinating photographs, illustrations, and a map provide readers with a special view of early Kent County.
A New Every-Name index has been added. Some of the surnames listed in the index include: Abbot, Adkins, Adkinson, Aldridge, Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Apsley, Arthur, Ashley, Atkinson, Bacchus, Baker, Baltimore, Banning, Barnes, Barnett, Barrett, Barroll, Bates, Beck, Benjamin, Bennett, Benton, Bingham, Blackiston, Blake, Bordley, Bowers, Boyd, Bradford, Bradley, Brainthwayte, Breckenbridge, Brice, Brooke, Brown, Browne, Browning, Burchinal, Burgess, Burke, Butler, Cadwalader, Cain Caldwell, Calvert, Camp, Campbell, Cannon Carmichael, Carr, Carroll, Carter, Carvill, Casey, Caulk, Chambers, Chapman, Claiborne, Clard, Clay, Clements, Cochrane, Cole, Coleman, Collins, Comegys, Constable, Cooper, Copper, Cornwallis, Covington, Crane, Crawford, Creasy, Crew, Crothers, Crouch, Culp, Curtis, Dallas, Cavis, Dawson, Day, Degrasse, Denroche, Dixon, Dodd, Donaldson, Dorris, Dorsey, Downes, Downey, Dugan, Durding, Duyer, Eagle, Earle, Eccleston, Edwards, Eliason, Elliott, Emery, England, Evans, Evelin, Falls, Gerguson, Fillmore, Fisher, Fleming, Flower, Ford, Forman, Forrester, Fowler, Frazier, Freeman, French, Frisby, Fuller, Gale, Garnett, George, Gibbs, Gill, Godding, Goodwin, Gordon, Gould, Graham, Grant, Graves, Greenfield, Greenwood, Greene, Griffith, Hackett, Hague, Haley, Hall, Hamilton, Handy, Hanson, Harper, Harris, Harrison, Hayes, Henry, Hepburn, Herman, Hicks, Hill, Hines, Hollingsworth, Hopkins, Hopper, Horney, Howard, Hubbard, Hudson, Huey, Hurlock, Hynson, Ingle, Ireland, Jackson, James, Janvier, Jarrell, Jefferson, Joce, Johnson, Jones, Kelley, Kelly, Kemp, Kendall, Kennard, Knight, Krusen, Lamb, Lambert, Lassell, Latham, Leary, Leaverton, Lee, Legg, Lofland, Long, Lowe, Lusby, Magnor, Mansfield, Marine, Martin, Massey, Mathews, Maxwell, McCoy, McFeely, McNeil, Medders, Medford, Meeteer, Merritt, Middleton, Miller, Moffett, Montgomery, Moore, Morgan, Murray, Nichols, Nicholson, Norris, Owens, Parker, Page, Parks, Parsons, Peale, Pearch, Pennington, Perkins, Peter, Pippin, Plummer, Price, Purnell, Rasin, Redue, Reed, Rees, Reese, Reiche, Ricaud, Ringgold, Roads, Roberts, Robinson, Rogers, Rouse, Russell, Salsbury, Sanford, Satterfield, Schuyler, Schwatka, Scott, Sears, Sewell, Seymour, Shaw, Sheppard, Shuster, Simmonds, Simmons, Simpers, Skeggs, Skidmore, Skirven, Slay, Smith, Smyth, Spencer, Stam, Stanley, Stuart, Stump, Sullivan, Sutton, Taylor, Tevis, Thomas, Thomason, Thompson, Tilghman, Toulson, Townsend, Trew, Turner, Twilley, Urie, Usilton, Usselton, Ussleton, Ute, Valliant, Vanderbush, Vandergrift, Vannort, Vaughan, Vickers, Voss, Walker, Wallis, Waltham, Ward, Warren, Warum, Washington, Waters, Watson, Watts, Webster, Welch, West, Westcott, Whaland, Wheatley, Wickes, Wixcox, Wilkins, Williamson, Willis, Wilmer, Wilson, Wood, Woodall, Worrell, Wright, Wroth, Young.