Henry Peden is considered one of the best genealogists in Harford County—indeed, in all of Maryland. But his latest project—the Harford County Stud Book—is bound to disappoint researchers looking for info on their irresistibly macho ancestors.
"I thought that horse lovers and historians might like the book because the horses played an important role in the county's early history," said Peden, 59, a Bel Air resident.
So he began compiling a book on horse breeding in Harford from 1822 through 1900. [Link]