Free Online Maryland Death Records and Indexes

One of many important targets for genealogists is discovering demise details about their ancestors.  

Over the previous few many years, due to volunteers, librarians, and archivists (in addition to the biggest of all of them – FamilySearch), a large number of indexes to demise collections have been offered totally free on-line. These searchable indexes present particular demise info, and typically scanned pictures of the particular demise certificates themselves. These free on-line collections have a whole lot of thousands and thousands of data in them in whole.

There are a large number of on-line and offline collections which will embrace demise info that aren’t included within the lists beneath. For instance, newspapers and obituaries have demise data, however most instances obituary indexes embrace the date of the obituary however not the date of demise. To seek out out which varieties of different data might embrace demise info, please see: 

The lists beneath are particular demise indexes and report collections which are accessible totally free on-line for the state of Maryland.

Be aware 1: Most of the hyperlinks listed beneath take you to a FamilySearch Assortment of digital pictures. In lots of instances there’s a hyperlink to the digital assortment in the course of the web page, but additionally close to the underside of the web page below Movie/Digital Notes is the identify of every sub-collection. If there’s a digital camera icon on the proper of the identify (within the Format column) then the collections’ pictures are browsable. If there’s a digital camera with a key icon, it’s only accessible at a Household Historical past Heart or affiliated library. If there’s a movie reel icon, then it’s only accessible in microfilm format, not digital. Please additionally word that I’ve listed beneath solely BMD databases which are accessible digitally out of your laptop (or pill/cellphone)

Be aware 2I’ve included hyperlinks to Free Ancestry data and indexes. You don’t want a subscription, however do want an Ancestry account. With no subscription, you may view indexes. If there may be a picture related to a report, typically you will want a subscription, however the index does embrace very usable info.

(Up to date December 2021; lately added hyperlinks are in BOLD):

Good Luck and Comfortable Searching!

For different Free Maryland Hyperlinks, click on on the class of curiosity:

BMD Records
Divorce Records
Church Records
School Records
Coroner Records
Voter Records
Probate and Wills
Mortuary Records
Alumni Records
Cemetery Records