St. Mary’s County Historical Society
Genealogy and Family History
 
Looking for a Specific Family?
 
At the research center we have:
 
  • Over 1220 Individual "Family (Surname) Files". View List?
  • Over 2600 books including 212 published family books 
  • 12 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 Newspaper 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:

 
birth
marriage
death
probate
census
land
military
 
 
 
 
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.
  
Catholic
St Josephs - New and Old St Aloysius - New St Francis Xavier
St John Regis St Aloysius - Old Immaculate Heart 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
 
Protestant
St Andrews Ebeneezer - Old All Saints
Trinity All Faith Christ Church
Mt Zion Bethel - Old St. Georges
 
Last Update [pah] 13 Dec 2016