St. Mary’s County Historical Society
Genealogy and Family History
Looking for a Specific Family?
At the research center we have
  • Over 1,135 Individual Family (Surname) Files View List?
  • Over 2600 books including 212 published family books 
  • Twelve sets of Family Papers (see the Archives tab for description) 
  • St. Mary's County Census Books from 1790 - 1930 + 1940 index
  • Cemetery/Graveyard locations
  • Land maps and patents abstracts
  • Equity  and probate records
  • Records from the Confederate Prison at Point Lookout, MD
  • Beacon and The Enterprise newspapers on microfilm
  • And much more...
Example of a Family Tree 
Sample Family Tree

To build your family file information, you can search records such as the one's listed below:

The Following are some of the Graveyards in St. Mary's County.
At the research room we have lists (not complete) of burials in these cemeteries.
St Josephs - New and Old St Aloysius - New St Francis Xavier
St John Regis St Aloysius - Old Immaculate Conception
Immaculate Heart St NIcholas (NAS) St MIchaels
Sacred Heart Holy Angels St Georges
Holy Face St Cecelias St Inigoes
Our Lady's St Peter Claver St James -Old
St Andrews Ebenezer - Old All Saints
Trinity All Faith Christ Church
Mt Zion Bethel - Old St. Georges
Revised 5 Mar 2019 PBL