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North Elk Parish, Cecil County, Maryland Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

North Elk Parish has served Cecil County. Also known as St. Mary Anne's Church.[1] A chapel of ease, located near Port Deposit, served parishioners in that part of the parish.[2]

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Boundary[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

The chapel of ease near Port Deposit includes a cemetery.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Parish Records[edit | edit source]

The original parish registers are kept at the Maryland Historical Society. Copies: FHL Film 13887 Item 2. A handwritten index is also available there: FHL Film 13887 Item 1. Abstracts:

  • Peden, Henry C., Jr. Early Anglican Church Records of Cecil County, Maryland. Westminster, Md.: Willow Bend Books, 1990. FHL Book 975.238 K28p

Christenings from 1729-1799 have been indexed: FHL Film 1002752 Item 5

Marriages from 1729-1799 have been indexed: FHL Film 882995 Item 17

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. St. Mary Anne's Church, The Historical Marker Database, accessed 7 March 2011.
  2. Site of Chapel-of-Ease, The Historical Marker Database, accessed 7 March 2011.