Genealogy

Local Genealogy Research

Local resources for Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and Maryland

  • Maryland Gold Star collection has materials about Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and Maryland.  For use only in the Annapolis Area Library.
  • Kuethe Library - research center with over 4,000 books, many photographs, maps, CDs, and obituary, bible, and church record collections specific to Anne Arundel County.
  • Anne Arundel County Genealogical Society - promotes genealogical and family history research in Anne Arundel County.
  • Ann Arrundell County Historical Society - collections of books, photographs, documents and artifacts specific to Anne Arundel County.
  • Maryland Land Records - provides up-to-date access to all verified land record instruments in Maryland.
  • Maryland State Archives - a repository for records of state, county and municipal governments, including vital records, maps, and photographs.
  • Maryland State Law Library - The State Law Library, Maryland's oldest law library, features one of the State's most extensive collections of legal and government information resources.
  • Maryland Historical Society - collections online and in their building related to the history of Maryland.  
  • Maryland Archives  - online access to the indices through the Maryland State Archives Vital Records Indexing Project. Provided are county death record indices from 1898-1944, and Baltimore City death record indices 1875-1970.  It costs $25 to order an actual record from the Maryland Archives.   

Events

Glen Burnie

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Start your genealogical journey. Discover the techniques and records needed to begin your research with local genealogy author and expert, Dr. Margaret McMahon.  

Mountain Road

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:30pm
Betty deKeyser and Tom McCarriar are back with tips to help you locate, use, and  understand more of the records and resources needed to grow your family history.

Odenton

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30pm
Search for your ancestors using Google and its tools. Learn how to construct searches tailored to look for your ancestors. Registration required, starting April 12.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm
Explore the use of newspapers to expand your research. Learn how to find the publications available, with emphasis on some online resources. Registration required, starting May 10.

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