Maryland Genealogical Society
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Volunteers are uploading photos of headstones - 4.2 million so far!
The Coalition was formed in 1991 as a non-profit organization and is committed to the protection of human burial sites from unauthorized and unwarranted disturbance, by man or nature. The membership includes historians, genealogists, archaeologists, cultural preservationists, Native Americans, legislative members, and residents and nonresidents of Maryland who care about their heritage and ancestors.
Supported by volunteers and easily searchable, you may be able to find and see a photograph of an ancestor's gravestone. You may even find a picture of the ancestor as well!
By Ralph E. Eshelman and A. Douglas Rawlinson, this inventory contains the names of more than 11,000 American Civil War veterans buried in 1,106 cemeteries in Maryland and more than 1,800 veterans who served in Maryland units who are buried outside of Maryland. The authors have made this work publicly available through the Maryland State Archives web site. Links to two PDFs are available: 1) a 122-page illustrated introduction, and 2) the 1,304-page inventory.
A free online library of cemetery records from thousands of cemeteries across the world, for historical and genealogy research.
This Project is about remembering our dead and preserving our history.
Baltimore's New Cathedral Cemetery offers a free online name search of its burial database. Additional records search and genealogy research may be purchased for a fee.
Hoopers Island is one of the oldest settled areas in America. The Graveyard was originally part of the 117 acre tract called "Shapleigh's Chance." The tract, surveyed in 1667, was sold in 1669 to William Travers of Hoopers Island. With the passage of generations, the lands were re-surveyed and subdivided. In 1821 John Parker, William Travers' great-grandson, sold the graveyard to Matthew Travers and the heirs of Travers Tolley. Matthew Travers' first wife, Mary, was buried here in 1805 (the oldest tombstone).
This site, which was developed by the Maryland State Archives, provides information on over 51,000 burials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, one of Baltimore's largest African American cemeteries.
Created by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this Web site lets you quickly locate military and veterans burials from 1997 to today. It is updated daily and includes all persons buried in the hundreds of officially-designated U.S. federal and state military cemeteries.