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<big><big><big><font color="#003366">'''''Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills'''''</font></big></big></big>
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
'''E-mail:'''<ref name="WCJB">"Worcester County, Maryland, Judicial Branch" in Maryland Manual Online at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html#orphans (accessed 21 October 2008).</ref> &nbsp;&nbsp;[mailto:register@ezy.net register@ezy.net] <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="WCJB">"Worcester County, Maryland, Judicial Branch" in Maryland Manual Online at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html#orphans (accessed 21 October 2008).</ref> &nbsp;&nbsp;[mailto:register@ezy.net register@ezy.net] <br>
  
 
'''Fax:'''<ref name="WCJB" /> 410-632-5600  
 
'''Fax:'''<ref name="WCJB" /> 410-632-5600  
  
'''Address:'''<ref name="WCJB" /><br>  
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'''Address:'''<ref name="WCJB" /><br>
  
:Courthouse Room 102<br>  
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:Courthouse Room 102<br>
:1 West Market Street<br>  
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:1 West Market Street<br>
:Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074<br>
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:Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:<ref name="WCJB" />''' &nbsp;&nbsp;410-632-1529; &nbsp;&nbsp;1-888-256-0047 (toll free)<br>  
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'''Telephone:<ref name="WCJB" />''' &nbsp;&nbsp;410-632-1529; &nbsp;&nbsp;1-888-256-0047 (toll free)<br>
  
'''Hours:'''<ref>Register of Wills, Worcester County, Maryland [Internet site] at http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html (accessed 21 October 2008).</ref> 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.<br>  
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'''Hours:'''<ref>Register of Wills, Worcester County, Maryland [Internet site] at http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html (accessed 21 October 2008).</ref> 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.<br>
  
'''Judicial Branch Internet Site:''' http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html#orphans <br> '''Register of Wills Internet Sites:''' http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html <br>
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*'''[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html Judicial Branch Internet site]''' Circuit, District, and Orphan's Court's judges and clerks.
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*'''[http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html Register of Wills Internet site]''' registrar, address, responsibilities, hours, telephone numbers.
  
 
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If you cannot visit or find a record at the&nbsp;'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar record may be available at one of the following.
  
*[[Maryland Vital Records#Marriage Records|Maryland States Archives]] - has probate records from as early as 1634.<ref>''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48077118&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results Handybook for Genealogists, 9th ed.]'' (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 178. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]</ref>  
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*[[Maryland State Archives]], Annapolis, has probate records from as early as 1634.<ref>''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48077118 Handybook for Genealogists, 9th ed.]'' (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 178. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]</ref>  
*[[Family History Library|Family History Library]] - has various books and microfilms of Worcester County probate records from 1664 to about 1852.  
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*[[Family History Library]], Salt Lake City, has various books and microfilms of Somerset and Worcester County probate records from 1664 to about 1852.  
 
*Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -  
 
*Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -  
*neighboring county registers of wills and orphans' courts - may have probate records of Worcester County citizens whose wills were probated nearby.<br>
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*neighboring county registers of wills and orphans' courts - may have probate records of Worcester County citizens whose wills were probated nearby. For example, prior to 1742 people living in what is now Worcester were part of Somerset County.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 8 September 2010

Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]   register@ezy.net

Fax:[1] 410-632-5600

Address:[1]

Courthouse Room 102
1 West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074

Telephone:[1]   410-632-1529;   1-888-256-0047 (toll free)

Hours:[2] 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Tips

Guides

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

  • Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, has probate records from as early as 1634.[3]
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, has various books and microfilms of Somerset and Worcester County probate records from 1664 to about 1852.
  • Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -
  • neighboring county registers of wills and orphans' courts - may have probate records of Worcester County citizens whose wills were probated nearby. For example, prior to 1742 people living in what is now Worcester were part of Somerset County.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Worcester County, Maryland, Judicial Branch" in Maryland Manual Online at http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdmanual/36loc/wo/html/woj.html#orphans (accessed 21 October 2008).
  2. Register of Wills, Worcester County, Maryland [Internet site] at http://www.registers.state.md.us/county/wo/html/worcester.html (accessed 21 October 2008).
  3. Handybook for Genealogists, 9th ed. (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 178. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]