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=== Resources at the Maryland State Archives ===
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=== Online  ===
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The following have significant cemetery listings for Maryland State: {{Note|Sites may be incomplete. <br>• They may not list all cemeteries in a county <br>• and may not include all burials in a cemetery.}}<br>
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*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=22&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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**This site frequently has tombstone images.
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=22&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database.
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***Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (Maryland), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search.'''
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****Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
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{{Tip| Remember:<br>
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# Family members may be buried in the same plot or nearby.
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# [http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/ Symbols] and [http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/grave_symbols.shtml abbreviations] may lead you to other records.
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# Weathering and damage to tombstones make early published transcriptions priceless. (see below)}} <br>
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70583 ''Web: Maryland, Find A Grave Index, 1637-2012''] at Ancestry.com ($)
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/maryland/maryland.html Tombstone Transcription Project] for Maryland
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/md/ Interment.net] cemetery records for Maryland
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MD-NDX.html D'ADDEZIO Cemetery]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#given_names=&family_names=Smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=Maryland&county=0 BillionGraves] Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click '''Search.'''
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MD/ALL/cem/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.obitcentral.com/cemsearch/md-cem.htm ObitCentral]
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/maryland-genealogy.htm AncestorHunt]
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*[http://marylandgravestones.org/ Maryland Gravestones]
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*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdemichele/sets/72157601817629962/ Maryland Cemetery Pictures on flickr]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MD/Cemetery-Records.htm Maryland Cemeteries] (at Maryland Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions organized by county and city.
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Resources at the Maryland State Archives
  
 
*[http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=graves Tombstones and Cemetery Records]. A bibliography for each county in Maryland is listed on this site. Other resources are also available.  
 
*[http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=graves Tombstones and Cemetery Records]. A bibliography for each county in Maryland is listed on this site. Other resources are also available.  
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Click here to see the full list of cemetery records available at the Family History Library for Maryland: {{FHL|458247|subject-id|disp=Maryland cemetery records at the Family History Library}}. A few examples from this list include:  
 
Click here to see the full list of cemetery records available at the Family History Library for Maryland: {{FHL|458247|subject-id|disp=Maryland cemetery records at the Family History Library}}. A few examples from this list include:  
  
*{{FHL|251561|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 V22r}} Historic graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia:with the inscriptions appearing on the tombstones in most of the counties of the state and in Washington and Georgetown. You can review this book while visiting the Family History Library, or order a copy of the microfilm through [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch].  
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*{{FHL|251561|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 V22r}} Historic graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia:with the inscriptions appearing on the tombstones in most of the counties of the state and in Washington and Georgetown. You can review this book while visiting the Family History Library.
*{{FHL|332343|item|disp=FHL film 285059}} A List of Ohioan's killed during the Civil War:buried at National Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia; Antietam cemetery, Maryland, and miscellaneous cemeteries. This is a microfilm that can be ordered at [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch].  
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*{{FHL|332343|item|disp=FHL film 285059}} A List of Ohioan's killed during the Civil War:buried at National Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia; Antietam cemetery, Maryland, and miscellaneous cemeteries.  
 
*{{FHL|767089|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 V34d}} Directory of Maryland burial grounds. This is a book that was published in 1996. A microfilm copy is not available.  
 
*{{FHL|767089|item|disp=FHL book 975.2 V34d}} Directory of Maryland burial grounds. This is a book that was published in 1996. A microfilm copy is not available.  
*{{FHL|151717|item|disp=FHL film 908909 item 2}} D.A.R. genealogical records A book containing the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) compiled cemetery records for Maryland is available at the Family History Library and a microfilm copy can also be ordered through [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|.]]
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*{{FHL|151717|item|disp=FHL film 908909 item 2}} D.A.R. genealogical records A book containing the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) compiled cemetery records for Maryland is available at the Family History Library and a microfilm copy may be located at various [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|.]]
  
 
=== Maryland Cemetery Message Boards and Online Mailing Lists  ===
 
=== Maryland Cemetery Message Boards and Online Mailing Lists  ===
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*[http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/topics.cemetery.us.md/mb.ashx Ancestry.com Maryland Cemetery Message Board]  
 
*[http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/topics.cemetery.us.md/mb.ashx Ancestry.com Maryland Cemetery Message Board]  
 
*[http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/MD-CEMETERIES/?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 RootsWeb Maryland Cemetery Mailing List]
 
*[http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/MD-CEMETERIES/?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 RootsWeb Maryland Cemetery Mailing List]
 
=== Websites  ===
 
 
The following websites will help you find cemetery records, transcriptions, and headstone photographs currently available online:
 
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/maryland/maryland.html Tombstone Transcription Project] for Maryland
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/md/ Interment.net] cemetery records for Maryland
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MD-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/ BillionGraves]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com FindAGrave.com]
 
*[http://www.obitcentral.com/cemsearch/md-cem.htm ObitCentral]
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/maryland-genealogy.htm AncestorHunt]
 
*[http://marylandgravestones.org/ Maryland Gravestones]
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdemichele/sets/72157601817629962/ Maryland Cemetery Pictures on flickr]
 
*[http://maryland-genealogy.com/Maryland-Cemetery-Records.htm Maryland Cemeteries] (at Maryland Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions organized by county and city<br>
 
 
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=== Maryland counties  ===
 
=== Maryland counties  ===
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See the individual county pages for a list of cemeteries within each county and links to available records:  
 
See the individual county pages for a list of cemeteries within each county and links to available records:  
  
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*[[Allegany County, Maryland|Allegany]]  
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*[[Allegany County, Maryland Genealogy|Allegany]]  
*[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland|Anne Arundel]]  
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*[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland Genealogy|Anne Arundel]]  
*[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]]  
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*[[Baltimore County, Maryland Genealogy|Baltimore]]  
 
*[[Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland|Baltimore (Independent City)]]  
 
*[[Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland|Baltimore (Independent City)]]  
*[[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]]  
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*[[Calvert County, Maryland Genealogy|Calvert]]  
*[[Caroline County, Maryland|Caroline]]
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*[[Caroline County, Maryland Genealogy|Caroline]]
  
 
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*[[Carroll County, Maryland|Carroll]]  
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*[[Carroll County, Maryland Genealogy|Carroll]]  
*[[Cecil County, Maryland|Cecil]]  
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*[[Cecil County, Maryland Genealogy|Cecil]]  
*[[Charles County, Maryland|Charles]]  
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*[[Charles County, Maryland Genealogy|Charles]]  
*[[Dorchester County, Maryland|Dorchester]]  
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*[[Dorchester County, Maryland Genealogy|Dorchester]]  
*[[Frederick County, Maryland|Frederick]]  
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*[[Frederick County, Maryland Genealogy|Frederick]]  
*[[Garrett County, Maryland|Garrett]]
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*[[Garrett County, Maryland Genealogy|Garrett]]
  
 
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*[[Harford County, Maryland|Harford]]  
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*[[Harford County, Maryland Genealogy|Harford]]  
*[[Howard County, Maryland|Howard]]  
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*[[Howard County, Maryland Genealogy|Howard]]  
*[[Kent County, Maryland|Kent]]  
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*[[Kent County, Maryland Genealogy|Kent]]  
*[[Montgomery County, Maryland|Montgomery]]  
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*[[Montgomery County, Maryland Genealogy|Montgomery]]  
*[[Prince George's County, Maryland|Prince George's]]  
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*[[Prince George's County, Maryland Genealogy|Prince George's]]  
*[[Queen Anne's County, Maryland|Queen Anne's]]
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*[[Queen Anne's County, Maryland Genealogy|Queen Anne's]]
  
 
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*[[Somerset County, Maryland|Somerset]]  
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*[[Somerset County, Maryland Genealogy|Somerset]]  
*[[St. Mary's County, Maryland|St. Mary's]]  
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*[[St. Mary's County, Maryland Genealogy|St. Mary's]]  
*[[Talbot County, Maryland|Talbot]]  
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*[[Talbot County, Maryland Genealogy|Talbot]]  
*[[Washington County, Maryland|Washington]]  
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*[[Washington County, Maryland Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Wicomico County, Maryland|Wicomico]]  
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*[[Wicomico County, Maryland Genealogy|Wicomico]]  
*[[Worcester County, Maryland|Worcester]]
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*[[Worcester County, Maryland Genealogy|Worcester]]
  
 
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Online

The following have significant cemetery listings for Maryland State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images.
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database.
      • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (Maryland), then select from the county list, and press Search.
        • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Resources at the Maryland State Archives

  • Tombstones and Cemetery Records. A bibliography for each county in Maryland is listed on this site. Other resources are also available.
  • Funeral Home Records are closely related to a search for cemetery records. The Maryland State Archives website maintains a list of funeral homes and identifies where some of the records are located.

National Cemeteries in Maryland

African American Cemeteries in Maryland

Cemetery records at the Family History Library

Click here to see the full list of cemetery records available at the Family History Library for Maryland: Maryland cemetery records at the Family History Library. A few examples from this list include:

  • FHL book 975.2 V22r Historic graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia:with the inscriptions appearing on the tombstones in most of the counties of the state and in Washington and Georgetown. You can review this book while visiting the Family History Library.
  • FHL film 285059 A List of Ohioan's killed during the Civil War:buried at National Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia; Antietam cemetery, Maryland, and miscellaneous cemeteries.
  • FHL book 975.2 V34d Directory of Maryland burial grounds. This is a book that was published in 1996. A microfilm copy is not available.
  • FHL film 908909 item 2 D.A.R. genealogical records A book containing the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) compiled cemetery records for Maryland is available at the Family History Library and a microfilm copy may be located at various FamilySearch.

Maryland Cemetery Message Boards and Online Mailing Lists

If you need help finding the cemetery where your ancestor was buried in Maryland, an online message board or mailing list might be helpful:

Maryland counties

See the individual county pages for a list of cemeteries within each county and links to available records: