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

Mercantile Stores, Shops, and Markets

Mercantile Stores, Shops, and Markets

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of general stores, shops, markets, and other mercantile establishments in the Choptank River Heritage area primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County. Below...

Civic Buildings and Sites

Civic Buildings and Sites

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of Almshouses, Courthouses, Jails, Fairgrounds, Grange and Ruritan Halls, and Tobacco Warehouses in the Choptank River Heritage area primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps...

Cemeteries and Religious Campgrounds

Cemeteries and Religious Campgrounds

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of cemeteries, family burial plots, and religious revival campgrounds in the Choptank River Heritage area primarily by georeferencing the 1875 Isler and 1897 Saulsbury maps of Caroline County In the...

Canneries and Factories

Canneries and Factories

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of canneries, factories, and machines shops 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,...

Bridges, Ferries, and Navigation Landmarks

Bridges, Ferries, and Navigation Landmarks

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of the bridges, ferries, and navigation landmarks 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...

Black Churches and Communities

Black Churches and Communities

The Historic Landscape of Caroline CountyWe identified the locations of the earliest Black churches and communities in the Choptank River Heritage area by researching and comparing primary sources: History of the AME Church by Rev. Richard Allen. The 1824 Eastern...

Stretching 1875 onto 2021

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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