Maryland Genealogists

Our Maryland genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the various archives and libraries in Maryland, including:

  • Maryland State Archives
    Births (1875-1950), deaths (1898-1968), marriages (1640-2004), divorce (1992-present), mewspapers (1700-2000), probate/colonial records (1634-1777), land records (1634-present), church records, maps
  • St. Mary's Seminary Library
    Catholic records older than 72 years
  • Maryland Historical Society
    Ship registries, immigrations files, births, deaths, church registries, civil and military records, thousands of family histories, books, journals, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, oral histories, over 900,000 photographs
  • Baltimore City Archives
    Birth, marriage, divorce, and death records for Baltimore City
  • Baltimore County Genealogy Society
    Contains 10,000 obituaries, passenger lists (1820-1872), County marriages (1851-1915) censuses, wills (1666-1851 and 1892-1910) County Administration Index (1674-1953), 4,000 books on Baltimore City and County, bible records, church and cemetery records, tax lists, family genealogies, burial locations from city and county death certificates, maps for Baltimore County, early land owners, patents
  • Baltimore County Historical Society
    Books, photographs, vertical files, surname lists, maps
  • Historical Society of Harford County and Cecil County
    Most comprehensive source for history in Harford County
  • Jewish Museum of Maryland
    One of Americas leading museums of regional Jewish history, culture and community
  • Historical Society of Cecil County
    Most comprehensive source for history in Cecil County
  • Upper Eastern Shore Genealogy Society
    Focal point for genealogical activities in the counties of Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot, Caroline, and Dorchester

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Maryland include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some counties as early as 1634
  • Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1898 to the present
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1790; state census records were recorded in 1776
  • Land records were kept by the counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1634 to the present
  • Churches sometimes kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods which contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Town and county histories were written that record information about the settlers and their families; many family genealogies of the settlers of Maryland have also been written
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts as early as 1790
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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