Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

Source Information

Coventry Parish Church Records, 1703-1899

Births, Baptisms, Confirmations, and Funerals

Church • 268 Records • Uploaded June 27, 2023

This source contains the baptisms, births, confirmations, and funerals of both enslaved and free Black people in Coventry Parish (Somerset County) between 1742 and 1896. Information in this source includes the names of these individuals, their parents' names, and slaveowner's names. This source has been abstracted from the Coventry Parish Church Records 1703-1899 from Somerset County, Maryland which was originally transcribed by Jody Powell. The original transcription can be found at the Nabb Research Center (F 187.S7R2v.6).

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Fields Included

The list below shows the data fields included in this source. If a field is marked as Indexed, it is searchable.

  • Church Location
  • Surname Indexed
  • First Name Indexed
  • Name of Parent(s) Indexed
  • Freedom Status; Owner If Enslaved Indexed
  • Birthdate
  • Event Indexed
  • Event Date Indexed
  • Witness(es) Indexed
  • Notes Indexed
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