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
- Annapolis National Cemetery - Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
- Baltimore National Cemetery - Baltimore City, Maryland
- Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery - Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland
- Loudon Park National Cemetery located in Baltimore City, Maryland. An index is available at Interment.net
- Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery located at the Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Indexes are available at Interment.net, FindAGrave.com, and Descendants of Point Lookout POW Organization. Also of interest are the details about the Historical Marker that was erected by the state of Maryland in 1876. Click here to see panoramic views of the cemetery.
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, or order a copy of the microfilm through FamilySearch.
- 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 FamilySearch.
- 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 can also be ordered through 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:
OnlineThe following have some 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
- You may need to narrow by county
- 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.
- You may need to narrow by county
- Web: Maryland, Find A Grave Index, 1637-2012 at Ancestry.com ($)
- Tombstone Transcription Project for Maryland
- Interment.net cemetery records for Maryland
- Cemetery Junction
- Maryland Gravestones
- Maryland Cemetery Pictures on flickr
- Maryland Cemeteries (at Maryland Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions organized by county and city
See the individual county pages for a list of cemeteries within each county and links to available records: