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Some LeCompte Genealogy Resources

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These are just a few of the many online resources available to LeCompte researchers.

LECOMPTE FAMILY TREES

Some LeCompte Family Trees
See charts, bible scans, and transcriptions of the various branches of the LeComptes of Castle Haven.

MESSAGE BOARDS

There are many places to post queries. Here are a couple:
LeCompte Family on GenForum
LeCompte Family on Rootsweb

GETTING STARTED IN GENEALOGY

Genealogy: The Ultimate Beginner's Guide
by Mark Orwig

Tracing People from Our Past
A guide for genealogists
(as recommended by Avery)

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
Some tips and links for getting started
(as recommended by Courtney's Class)

Genealogy Resources Online
Some technical tips by Sean Spencer
(as recommended by Lucas, who also recommends the book
Roots for Kids: A Genealogy Guide for Young People
)

Know Your DNA
A site dedicated to helping you make an informed decision about the DNA tests available on the market.

ONLINE BOOKS (Maryland)

Jones, Elias. "History of Dorchester County Maryland." (William & Wilkins Company Press, Baltimore: 1902). [Available Online]

Jones, Elias. "Revised History of Dorchester County Maryland." (Baltimore: 1925). [Not Yet Available Online]

Mowbray, Calvin. "First Dorchester Families." (Mowbray, MD: 1984).
[Partially Available Online]

Jourdan, Elise Greenup. "Early Families of Southern Maryland, Volume 3." (1994).
[Partially Available Online]

WORLDGENWEB PROJECT

We particular like the marriage index archives and the census text files for Dorchester County!

DORCHESTER COUNTY, MD

Dorchester County Maps of 1876 provided by Mike Hitch

Dorchester County Genealogical Magazine
This volunteer web site is a goldmine of information on Dorchester County and surrounding counties. Some of our favorite places on this site are:
Daily Banner (Newspaper) Index & Archives
Cemeteries, Death Certs, and Obituaries
Bible & Family Record Links
Obituary Index

newszap.com's Daily Banner Archive Search
The Daily Banner has been the primary newspaper for Dorchester County for several generations. This search page is for articles published in more recent years.

East New Market
A Comprehensive Online History, part of the "Collinsfactor", produced by Frank Collins and the East New Market History Team. Be sure to check out the property history reports with interactive maps.

Maryland Genealogical Society
They have a particularly useful links page.

Maryland Historical Society

Dorchester County Historical Society

Handley's Eastern Shore Maryland Genealogical Project
Good source for finding researchers, libraries, court records, and cemeteries.

Maryland State Law Library
Guide to Maryland genealogical sources.

SOME MORE USEFUL LINKS

Tombstone Records compiled by Nellie Marshall

Historic Mapworks

Top 100 Genealogy Websites

Ellis Island Immigration (as recommended by Kensie)