Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most Ancient Records of Kent County, Maryland, and of the Parishes of St. Paul's, Shrewsbury and I.U. and Genealogical Histories of Old and Distinguished Families of Maryland, and Their Connections by Marriage, &c., with an Introduction

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John P. Des Forges, 1876 - Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) - 383 pages

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