Cecil County, MD

CECIL COUNTY, situated at the northeast corner of Maryland, with Susquehanna river and Chesapeake bay on the west and southwest. Area, 264 square miles. Face of the country generally level; soil varied, with much good land along the streams. Seat of justice, Elkton. Pop. in 1820, 16,048; in 1830, 15,492; in 1840, 17,232; in 1850, 18,939. (Fanning's, 1853)

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David Davis is born in Cecil County, Maryland Personal
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Elkton, MD County
North East, MD City or Town
Perryville, MD City or Town
Port Deposit, MD City or Town
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