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. Temporarily held at the Truxal Library at Anne Arundel Community College.
  • 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

Broadneck

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 6:30pm
Start your genealogical journey. Learn about techniques and records to find your ancestors, and what the library has to offer. 
 

Discoveries: The Library At The Mall

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
Take a break from your genealogy research to spend time with other passionate family history buffs. On September 25th share your brick wall research problems and on October 23rd share best practices for organizing your documentation. 
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
Take a break from your genealogy research to spend time with other passionate family history buffs. On September 25th share your brick wall research problems and on October 23rd share best practices for organizing your documentation. 
 

Glen Burnie

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
From the first steps in genealogy in September to deeper cuts in October to DNA and genetic genealogy in November, our lunch & learn series runs the gamut. Bring a bag lunch.
 
Monday, October 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
From the first steps in genealogy in September to deeper cuts in October to DNA and genetic genealogy in November, our lunch & learn series runs the gamut. Bring a bag lunch.
 
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 12:00pm
From the first steps in genealogy in September to deeper cuts in October to DNA and genetic genealogy in November, our lunch & learn series runs the gamut. Bring a bag lunch.
 

Odenton

Monday, September 30, 2019 - 6:30pm
Start your genealogical journey. Learn about techniques and records to find your ancestors, and what the Library has to offer. Bring a USB drive for what you find.  Registration required starting two weeks before the class.
 
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am
Join us for a day of genealogy for beginners and experts alike! Attend lectures and learn about local institutions that can help you piece together the puzzle of your family history. 
 

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