Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills

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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

Substitute Repositories

  • Maryland States Archives - has probate records from as early as 1634.[3]
  • Family History Library - has various books and microfilms of 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.

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]