Welcome to the Maryland Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Maryland obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Maryland, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Maryland.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Maryland Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Maryland Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Maryland

Event: Birth or Death

Cost of copy: $12.00

Division of Vital Records
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
6550 Reisterstown Road
P.O. Box 68760
Baltimore, MD 21215-0020

Remarks: State office has records since August 1898. Records for city of Baltimore are available from January 1875. Fee for Commemorative Birth Certificate is $30.00.

For genealogical studies, you must apply through the Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401, (410) 260-6400

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Division of Vital Records. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (410) 764-3038. This will be a recorded message.

Directory of Maryland Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Maryland Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Maryland Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Miscellaneous Maryland Counties Obituary Search Engine I
Maryland Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Maryland Marriages Search
Maryland Marriages Index 1987
Maryland Marriages Index 2004
Honor Students Archive - Maryland Students
Miscellaneous Maryland Counties Obituary Search Engine II
Maryland Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Southern Maryland Obituaries
DelMarVa Obituaries Search Engine
Maryland State Marriage Archives (Robert Barnes)
Lookups by Jeanne (Cartwrights of the Southern United States)

Allegany Co.

Allegany County Obituary Search Engine
Cumberland Times News Obituaries
1850 Mortality Schedule
1860 Mortality Schedule
Allegany County Marriages in Groom Order (1791-1825)
Allegany County Marriages in Groom Order (1826-1847)
Allegany County Marriages in Bride Order (1791-1825)
Allegany County Marriages in Bride Order (1826-1847)

Anne Arundel Co.

The Capital Online Obituaries
Laurel Leader Obituaries
Kirkley-Ruddick Funeral Home Obituaries

Baltimore Co.

Baltimore City Obituary Search Engine
Baltimore City Death Records Search Engine
Catonsville Times Obituaries
The Sunspot (Baltimore Sun) Obituaries
Towson Times Obituaries
Marriage Announcements from Baltimore County Newspapers
Early Baltimore County Obituaries
19th & 20th Century Baltimore County Marriage Notices
Baltimore County Cemetery Inscriptions
MdGenWeb Baltimore County Webpage
St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery Directory

Carroll Co.

Carroll County Times

Cecil Co.

Early Cecil County Newspaper Extracts Search Engine
Early Articles from the Cecil Whig
Cecil County Marriages in Groom Order (A-L)
Cecil County Marriages in Groom Order (M-Z)
Cecil County Marriages in Bride Order (A-L)
Cecil County Marriages in Bride Order (M-Z)

Charles Co.

Brinsfield-Echols Funeral Home Obituaries

Chesapeake Bay Surrounding Area

Life Goes On

Dorchester Co.

Dorchester County Cemetery Inscriptions

Frederick Co.

Frederick County Obituary Search Engine
Frederick News-Post
Frederick News-Post Obituary Search Engine

Howard Co.

The Columbia Flier
Howard County Times

Montgomery Co.

Montgomery County Obituary Search Engine
Gazette Net

Prince Georges Co.

Gazette.net Prince Georges County Obituary Search Engine

Somerset Co.

Somerset County Marriage Licences 1796-1832 (Brides)
Somerset County Marriage Licences 1796-1832 (Grooms)
Some Somerset County Brides Marriage Licenses (1669-1907)
Some Somerset County Grooms Marriage Licenses (1669-1907)

St. Mary's Co.

St. Mary's Today Obituaries

Talbot Co.

Easton Star Democrat Online

Washington Co.

Washington County Obituary Search Engine
Herald Torch & Light Archives, 1858-1895
Hagerstown Herald-Mail

Worcester Co.

Extracts, Snow Hill Democratic Messenger, Thursday, March 16, 1939

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