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

Source Information

Coventry Parish Church Records, 1703-1899

Marriage Records

Vital Information • 17 Records • Uploaded June 27, 2023

This source contains the marriages of both enslaved and free Black people in Coventry Parish (Somerset County) between 1843 and 1858. Information in this source includes the names of the bride and groom, slaveowner's names, and the officiating clergy member. 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
  • County Indexed
  • Groom Surname Indexed
  • Groom First Name Indexed
  • Groom Freedom Status; Owner If Enslaved Indexed
  • Bride Indexed
  • Bride Freedom Status; Owner If Enslaved Indexed
  • Date
  • Witness(es) Indexed
  • Notes Indexed
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