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== Websites ==
 
  
The following websites will help you find cemetery records, transcriptions, and headstone photographs currently available online:
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=== Resources at the Maryland State Archives  ===
  
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/maryland/maryland.html Tombstone Transcription Project] for Maryland  
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*[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://www.interment.net/us/md/ Interment.net] cemetery records for Maryland
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*[http://guide.mdsa.net/viewer.cfm?page=funeralhome 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.<br>
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MD-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com FindAGrave.com]
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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://www.savinggraves-us.org/my/index.htm Saving Graves]
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==Resources at the Maryland State Archives==
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=== National Cemeteries in Maryland ===
*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/genealogy/html/graves.html 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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*[http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/refserv/genealogy/html/funhomes.html 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.
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==National Cemeteries in Maryland==
 
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/annapolis.asp Annapolis National Cemetery] - Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland  
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/annapolis.asp Annapolis National Cemetery] - Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland  
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/baltimore.asp Baltimore National Cemetery] - Baltimore City, Maryland  
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/baltimore.asp Baltimore National Cemetery] - Baltimore City, Maryland  
*[http://www.mdva.state.md.us/garrison.html Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery] - Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland  
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*[http://www.mdva.state.md.us/cemeteries/garrisonForest.html Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery] - Owings Mills, Baltimore County, Maryland  
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/loudonpark.asp Loudon Park National Cemetery] located in Baltimore City, Maryland. An index is available at [http://www.interment.net/data/us/md/baltimorecity/loudon/index.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/loudonpark.asp Loudon Park National Cemetery] located in Baltimore City, Maryland. An index is available at [http://www.interment.net/data/us/md/baltimorecity/loudon/index.htm Interment.net]  
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/lots/point_lookout.asp Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery] located at the Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Indexes are available at [http://www.interment.net/data/us/md/stmary/ptlookout/index.htm Interment.net], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81385 FindAGrave.com], and [http://www.plpow.com/POWDead.htm Descendants of Point Lookout POW Organization]. Also of interest are the details about the [http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=943 Historical Marker] that was erected by the state of Maryland in 1876. Click [http://www.mikesabol.com/acw/cw06/index.html ''here''] to see panoramic views of the cemetery.
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/lots/point_lookout.asp Point Lookout Confederate Cemetery] located at the Point Lookout State Park, St. Mary's County, Maryland. Indexes are available at [http://www.interment.net/data/us/md/stmary/ptlookout/index.htm Interment.net], [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=81385 FindAGrave.com], and [http://www.plpow.com/POWDead.htm Descendants of Point Lookout POW Organization]. Also of interest are the details about the [http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=943 Historical Marker] that was erected by the state of Maryland in 1876. Click [http://www.mikesabol.com/acw/cw06/index.html ''here''] to see panoramic views of the cemetery.
  
==African American Cemeteries in Maryland==
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=== African American Cemeteries in Maryland ===
*[http://www.prairiebluff.com/aacemetery/md.htm Prairie Bluff website]
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*[http://www.prairiebluff.com/aacemetery/md.htm Prairie Bluff website]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/md/ African American Cemeteries website]
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/md/ African American Cemeteries website]
  
==Cemetery records at the Family History Library==
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=== 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: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=458247&subject_disp=Maryland+%2D+Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 Maryland cemetery records at the Family History Library]. A few examples include:
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/printing/titledetailsprint.asp?titleno=332343 A List of Ohioan's killed during the Civil War : buried at National Cemetery, Andersonville, Georgia; Antietam cemetery, Maryland, and miscellaneous cemeteries]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=790918&subject_disp=Maryland+%2D+Cemeteries+%2D+Directories&columns=*,0,0 Directory of Cemeteries in Maryland available at the Family History Library]
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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:
  
The Family History Library has the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Holdcraft collections that contain tombstone inscriptions from some Maryland cemeteries. See [[Maryland Genealogy]] for additional information about these records.
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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, or order a copy of the microfilm through [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. This is a microfilm that can be ordered at [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch].
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*{{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.
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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 can also be ordered through [https://www.familysearch.org/films/ FamilySearch][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|.]]
  
The county-by-county list of the cemetery record transcripts available at the Family History Library is:
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=== Maryland Cemetery Message Boards and Online Mailing Lists  ===
*The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (Family History Library films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=613269&disp=Index+to+United+States+cemeteries%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1206468]-94.) Film [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=613269&disp=Index+to+United+States+cemeteries%20%20&columns=*,0,0 1206475] includes Maryland among other states.
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A large card file of tombstone inscriptions for Baltimore is:
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If you need help finding the cemetery where your ancestor was buried in Maryland, an online message board or mailing list might be helpful:  
*Loudon Park Cemetery (Baltimore, Maryland). ''Cemetery Records, 1853-1986''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1986. (On 66 Family History Library films beginning with [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=265521&disp=Baltimore+%28Md.%29+cemetery+records++ 1429937].)
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*[http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/topics.cemetery.us.md/mb.ashx Ancestry.com Maryland Cemetery Message Board]
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*[http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/MD-CEMETERIES/?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 RootsWeb Maryland Cemetery Mailing List]
  
The Maryland Historical Society has many cemetery records. They are often filed with records of the church they were associated with. Many tombstone inscriptions have also been published in periodicals.
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=== Websites  ===
  
The Genealogical Council of Maryland is preparing a directory of cemeteries for four Maryland counties. The directory will give the name of the cemetery, its address or location, the name of a contact person, the dates of the earliest and most recent burial, the present condition of the cemetery, whether the tombstones have been transcribed, and where the transcripts can be found.
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The following websites will help you find cemetery records, transcriptions, and headstone photographs currently available online:
  
==Maryland Cemetery Message Boards and Online Mailing Lists==
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/maryland/maryland.html Tombstone Transcription Project] for Maryland  
If you need help finding the cemetery where your ancestor was buried in Maryland, an online  message board or mailing list might be helpful:
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/md/ Interment.net] cemetery records for Maryland  
*[http://boards.ancestry.co.uk/topics.cemetery.us.md/mb.ashx Ancestry.com Maryland Cemetery Message Board]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-MD-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]
*[http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/index/MD-CEMETERIES/?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688 RootsWeb Maryland Cemetery Mailing List]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/ BillionGraves]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com FindAGrave.com]
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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://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 county pages for a list of cemeteries located in each of Maryland's counties:
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*[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland|Anne Arundel]]  
 
*[[Anne Arundel County, Maryland|Anne Arundel]]  
 
*[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]]  
 
*[[Baltimore County, Maryland|Baltimore]]  
*[[Baltimore, Maryland|Baltimore (City)]]  
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*[[Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland|Baltimore (Independent City)]]  
 
*[[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]]  
 
*[[Calvert County, Maryland|Calvert]]  
 
*[[Caroline County, Maryland|Caroline]]
 
*[[Caroline County, Maryland|Caroline]]
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Contents

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, 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:

Websites

The following websites will help you find cemetery records, transcriptions, and headstone photographs currently available online:


Maryland counties

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