Records of Marriages and Burials in the Monocacy Church
"Frederick County, Maryland, and in the Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in the City of Frederick, Maryland, 1743-1811"
The earliest concentrated settlement of Germans in western Md. dates back to 1734. Sample surnames in index: Allebach, Bachmann, Bauer, Becker, Beyerle, Derr, Eberle, Frantz, Graff, Kauffmann, Lehmann, Meyer, Miller, Steel, Weber, . . . (183pp. index. hardcover. National Gen. Soc., 1993.)