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Our Genealogical Helper for Ayres ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Ayres (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Ayres. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Newspapers Published in Ayres ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 2 newspapers that have been published in the area around Ayres.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Ayres, there are papers which were published within 6 miles [9.7 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Ayres.

Cemeteries Near Ayres ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Ayres.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Ayres covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  N Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Metropolitan Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lyles Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Washington Family Tomb   [Map]     
  WNW Marshall Cemetery   [Map]   [MIHP<2>]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Waldorf Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Colmans Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McKendree Cemetery   [Map]   [MIHP]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  W Fairfax Grave   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SW St. Charles Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE St. Pauls Piney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Trinity Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
  NNW Mt. Comfort Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
  WNW Accotink United Methodist Church Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Park Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Alexandria National Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Marbury Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Mt. Rest Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Struder Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. John the Evangelist Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Christ Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bayne Cemetery   [Map]   [MIHP]  
  NNE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Oxon Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pohick Churchyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  N St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Pisgah Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Smith Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Ivy Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Shuters Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Port Tabacco Baptist Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. Ignatius Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE B'nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Beulah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Schurtz Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Devers / Tyler Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Remey Tomb   [Map]     


       

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<4>

While we didn't find Ayres in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Ayres.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Ayres, with the one closest to Ayres listed first.

Fort Washington   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 40 people
 - Fort Washington had a post office and no railroad service
 
Piscataway - Historic   [Map]
 - While Piscataway was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Piscataway had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pomonkey   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 72 people
 - Pomonkey had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pomfret   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Pomfret had a post office and no railroad service
 
White Plains   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 37 people
 - White Plains had a post office and railroad service
 
Thrift   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Thrift had a post office and no railroad service
 
Friendly   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Ayres
 - Friendly had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mount Vernon (VA)   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Ayres
 - Mount Vernon had a post office and no railroad service
 
Mattawoman   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Ayres
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Mattawoman had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Ayres. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Ayres in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Ayres is located in Prince George's County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Prince George's County: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Howard, Montgomery, Alexandria City (VA) & Fairfax (VA).

Below are the counties that are near Ayres. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Ayres:

  DirectionDistance
Prince George's     (The home county for Ayres)
      Accokeek   [Map]   NW   Less than 2 miles
      Fort Washington   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Friendly   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Fort Foote Village   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Blandford Village   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Brandywine   [Map]   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Oxon Hill   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Clinton   [Map]   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      The Village   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Forest Heights   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Temple Hills   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Camp Springs   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Cheltenham   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Anne Arundel
      Friendship   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Tracys Landing   [Map]   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Lothian   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Baywalker Village   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Harwood   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Deale   [Map]   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
      West River   [Map]   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Churchton   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Davidsonville   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Galesville   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Crofton Village Green   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Crofton   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Shady Side   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
 
Calvert
      Lower Marlboro Towne   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Abington Shores   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Academy Hill   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Apple Greene   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dunkirk Town Center   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Dunkirk   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Penwick Village   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chaney   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Huntingtown Town Center   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Huntingtown   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Owings Town Center   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Owings   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Sunderland   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Charles
      Bennsville   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Freedom Village   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Bryans Road   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Pomonkey   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      South Hampton Village   [Map]   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Waldorf   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Westlake Village   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Acton Village   [Map]   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lyons Corner   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Pomfret   [Map]   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Saint Charles   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      White Plains   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Huntington Townhouses   [Map]   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
 
Howard
      Fulton   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      North Laurel   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Hammond Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Leishear Village   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Savage   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Glenshire Towne   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Highland   [Map]   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Oak View Village   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Simpsonville   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Aladdin Village   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Clarksville   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Dayton   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Woodland Village   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Montgomery
      Brookmont   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Chevy Chase Section Three   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Chevy Chase Village   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Glen Echo   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Martin's Additions   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Somerset   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Takoma Park   [Map]   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Bethesda   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Cabin John   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Chevy Chase Section Five   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Chevy Chase   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      English Village   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Landon Village   [Map]   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
 
Saint Mary's
      Charlotte Hall   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Golden Beach   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Mechanicsville   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Chaptico   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Helen   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Morganza   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Summerseat Village   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Loveville   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Bushwood   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Clements   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Abell   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Avenue   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Compton   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Talbot
      Tilghman Island   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Tilghman   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sherwood   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Neavitt   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Bozman   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Wittman   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Alexandria City (VA)
      Alexandria (VA)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Chinquapin Village (VA)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Oakcrest (VA)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Warwick Village (VA)   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Arlington (VA)
      Arlington Village (VA)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Arlington (VA)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Brandon Village (VA)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Cherrydale (VA)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Colonial Village (VA)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Lyon Village (VA)   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Garden City (VA)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Riverwood (VA)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Williamsburg Village (VA)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
 
Caroline (VA)
      Port Royal (VA)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Stuart Corner (VA)   [Map]   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Fairfax City (VA)
      Fairfax (VA)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Fairfax (VA)
      Fort Hunt (VA)   [Map]   NW   5 miles [8 km]
      Hybla Valley (VA)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Mount Vernon (VA)   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Groveton (VA)   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Belle Haven (VA)   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Burgundy Village (VA)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Huntington (VA)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Penn Daw Village (VA)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Rose Hill (VA)   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Franconia (VA)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Newington (VA)   [Map]   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Pohick (VA)   [Map]   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Lorton (VA)   [Map]   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Falls Church City (VA)
      Falls Church (VA)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      West Falls Church (VA)   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Offutt Village (VA)   [Map]   NW   18 miles [29 km]
 
Fauquier (VA)
      Brent Town (VA)   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Blackwell Town (VA)   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Frytown (VA)   [Map]   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Fredericksburg City (VA)
      Fredericksburg (VA)   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
King George (VA)
      Dahlgren (VA)   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Somerset Beach (VA)   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Fairview Beach (VA)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
 
Loudoun (VA)
      Oak Grove (VA)   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sterling (VA)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Sugarland Run (VA)   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Countryside (VA)   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Ashburn Village (VA)   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Ashburn (VA)   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Belmont (VA)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lansdowne (VA)   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Manassas City (VA)
      Manassas (VA)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Manassas Park City (VA)
      Manassas Park (VA)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Prince William (VA)
      Marumsco Village (VA)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Woodbridge (VA)   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Dale City (VA)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Georgetown Village (VA)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Lake Ridge (VA)   [Map]   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Chamberlain Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Dumfries (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Quantico (VA)   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Montclair (VA)   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Triangle (VA)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Combat Village (VA)   [Map]   W   23 miles [37 km]
      Yorkshire (VA)   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Locust Hill (VA)   [Map]   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Spotsylvania (VA)
      Waverly Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Stafford (VA)
      Widewater Village at Stafford (VA)   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Aquia Harbour (VA)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Loy Landing (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Willamsburg on the Potomac (VA)   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Canterbury Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      King James Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Meadowood Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Woodlanding Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      North Potomac (VA)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Northridge (VA)   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Falmouth Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Grafton Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Little Falls Village (VA)   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Westmoreland (VA)
      Colonial Beach (VA)   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Nash Town (VA)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Oak Grove (VA)   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Bryant Town (VA)   [Map]   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Montross (VA)   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Ayres, see our County-by-County Page for Ayres.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Ayres:

These websites are specific to Maryland:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the Maryland State Archives

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Maryland to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Prince George's County:

Cyndi's List    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anne Arundel County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calvert County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Charles County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Montgomery County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Saint Mary's County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Talbot County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Alexandria City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Arlington County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Caroline County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fairfax City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Fairfax County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Falls Church City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Fauquier County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Fredericksburg City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb    
King George County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Loudoun County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manassas City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Manassas Park City (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search      
Prince William County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spotsylvania County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stafford County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County (VA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Maryland:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Maryland
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Maryland
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Maryland
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Maryland

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Maryland
 
Also see Diaster Stories for ...
      Virginia

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ayres. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Ayres. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ayres) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayres. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6643, Longitude: -77.0191     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ayres have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MIHP (for the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties). More information about the MHT and MIHP can be found on their website: mht.maryland.gov.

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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<4>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Ayres, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ayres.



 
 
 

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