Worcester County, Maryland Courthouse

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Worcester County, Maryland Courthouse
MD Worcester Courthouse.jpg

Contact Information

E-mail:

Address:[1]

PO Box 40
1 West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1073

Clerk's Office telephone:[1]   410-632-5500

Hours:[1] 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Judicial Branch Internet Site: http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html
Circuit Court Internet site: http://www.courts.state.md.us/worcester.html

Collection Description

Circuit Court Clerk has marriages from 1866 to ____?, divorce records from 1900, and court records from 1916.[2]

Tips

Guides

Substitute Repositories

  • Maryland State Archives - has maps, newspapers, religious records, and private papers,[3] including births 1654-1924[4];marriages 1640-1997[5]; deaths from counties 1654-1991, from Baltimore City 1875-1994.[6]
  • Family History Library - has books and microfilms of Worcester County marriages from 1795 to 1906, and a few books on court proceedings and judgements.
  • Worcester County, Maryland, District Court -
  • Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -
  • neighboring county courthouses - may have court records of Worcester County citizens doing business nearby.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Circuit Court for Worcester County" in Maryland Judiciary [Internet site] at http://www.courts.state.md.us/worcester.html (accessed 21 October 2008).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists, 9th ed. (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 183. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]
  3. Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/homepage/html/refserv.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  4. "Birth Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/birthhis.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  5. "Marriage Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/comarria.html (accessed 24 October 2008).
  6. "Death Records" in Maryland State Archives Reference and Research [Internet site] at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/html/deathhis.html (accessed 24 October 2008).