This article shows you how to use the
to find names of persons who owned farms and businesses in Caroline County in the 1890s.
Type a family name (last name) into the Search box.
Not case sensitive. “smith” and “Smith” find Smith.
You can use a partial name. “ever” finds Everngam, Everingham, Evers, etc.
Last names only. Most family names appear with first initial only in these census maps.
Click on one of the results to zoom to that grid square.
Turn map layers on or off.
With the historic map turned off, change the basemap to see what the neighborhood looks like today.
Family Search Map and the Road Ahead
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Explore Where You Are: More Choptank River Heritage Maps
1875 re-stretched: We re-worked the Isler 1875 map of Caroline County. This time we started with a high-resolution digital map from the Library of Congress Map Collection. We used high-end geographic information system (GIS) software “georeference” (digitally stretch) the Isler map over today’s web map.
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