How do I locate this particular transcript? And what state do I start looking in?

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Hello,

My ancestry (thus far) leads back to John Hawkins B. 1634 or possibly 1637 (I don't have a month/day). This guy is my brick-wall!

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Hawkins-228

I've located several "online" sources that state:

"His immigration record was found on Transcript. Q:435-6 [SR 7346], MSA SC 4341-2985 confirming that he arrival was in 1658."

Here's one of the sources locations: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=141438512&ref=acom

How do I know that information is reliable? How can I locate that record myself? I simply need to know where to look in order to verify the immigration information and to verify that this John Hawkins is MY John Hawkins. :) Easier said than done, I know.

My records indicate that he was in Maryland, USA , that he DID leave a will in which my 7th great grandfather was named.

Death date: 

17 MAR 1676 • Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

8th great-grandfather

Thanks, in advance, AKinsey

WikiTree profile: John Hawkins
in Genealogy Help by Angie Loftis G2G1 (1.0k points)
edited by Angie Loftis

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Best answer

But these documents are located at the Maryland State Archives.

http://msa.maryland.gov/msa/speccol/speccol.html

by Maggie N. G2G6 Pilot (876k points)
selected by Rosemary Jones

If you do not know how to search Archive sites, this page will help you

http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/pages/speccol/index.aspx

YOU are AWESOME! Thanks so much for the help.
+3 votes

You could contact the person who cited this source on his Find A Grave profile :

http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi/http%2522//trees.ancestry.com/tree/19807769/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=141438512

 

by Maggie N. G2G6 Pilot (876k points)
Just what I was going to suggest. I google'd the quote.

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