This article shows you how to use the

Choptank River Heritage
Family Search Map

to find names of persons who owned farms and businesses in Caroline County in the 1890s.

Open the map app

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.

Explore Where You Are:  More Choptank River Heritage Maps

Segregated White Schools

Segregated White Schools

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified historically segregated white schools in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...

Segregated White Churches

Segregated White Churches

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified historically segregated white churches in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at...

Sawmills and Grist Mills

Sawmills and Grist Mills

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified sawmills and grist mills in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at the upper...

River Landings and Railroad Stations

River Landings and Railroad Stations

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified river landings and railroad stations in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. In the map shown on this page, use the toggle at the...

Post Offices

Post Offices

[STAGED ONLY] The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified post offices in the Choptank River Heritage area, primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. Below the map are lists of post offices which appear in the...

Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

Towns, Crossroads, and Named Settlements

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified these named settlements in the Choptank River Heritage area: Crossroads Houses Immigrant Settlements Native American Settlements Plantations Towns We identified these sites primarily by georeferencing the 1875...

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

Miscellaneous Commercial Enterprises

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyIn addition to general stores, shops, markets, and other mercantile establishments, we identified these miscellaneous enterprises in the Choptank River Heritage area: Banks Creameries Fish Hatcheries Fisheries Foundries Hotels...

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