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Indexes to Deaths and Marriages in Maryland Newspapers


In the Maryland Department there are several books that index death and marriage notices published in various Maryland newspapers. These indexes vary in their accuracy and details, but are a good place to start your research.


Death Indexes: 1727-1915, 1926-1946

Years  Index Title 
1727 - 1839 Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette 
1796 - 1816 Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers
1834 - 1840 Baltimore City Deaths and Burials 1834-1840
1837 - 1850 Index to Marriages and Deaths in the (Baltimore) Sun 1837-1850
1851 - 1853 Departed This Life: Death Notices from the (Baltimore) Sun Volume 1: 1851-1853
1854 - 1856 Departed This Life: Death Notices from the (Baltimore) Sun Volume 2: 1854-1856
1857 - 1858 Departed This Life: Death Notices from the (Baltimore) Sun Volume 3: 1857-1858
1859 - 1860 Departed This Life: Death Notices from the (Baltimore) Sun Volume 4: 1859-1860
1861 - 1865 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1861-1865
1866 - 1870 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1866-1870
1871 - 1875 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1871-1875
1876 - 1880 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1876-1880
1876 - 1915 Maryland Mortalities 1876-1915 from the Baltimore Sun Almanac 
1883 - 1885 Index of Marriages and Deaths in Baltimore American & Commercial Advertiser Jan. 1, 1883 - Dec. 1, 1883, and Baltimore American Dec. 2, 1883 - Dec. 31, 1885
1926 - 1946 Index to the Obituaries and Death Notices Appearing in the JEDNOSC-POLONIA 1926-1946


 

Marriage Indexes: 1634-1820, 1837-1880, 1883-1885

Years  Index Title 
1634 - 1777 Maryland Marriages 1634-1777
1727 - 1839 Marriages and Deaths from the Maryland Gazette 
1778 - 1800 Maryland Marriages 1778-1800
1796 - 1816 Marriages and Deaths from Baltimore Newspapers
1801 - 1820 Maryland Marriages 1801-1820
1837 - 1850 Index to Marriages and Deaths in the (Baltimore) Sun 1837-1850
1851 - 1860 Index to Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1851-1860
1861 - 1865 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1861-1865
1866 - 1870 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1866-1870
1871 - 1875 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1871-1875
1876 - 1880 Index of Obituaries and Marriages in the (Baltimore) Sun 1876-1880
1883 - 1885 Index of Marriages and Deaths in Baltimore American & Commercial Advertiser Jan. 1, 1883 - Dec. 1, 1883, and Baltimore American Dec. 2, 1883 - Dec. 31, 1885

 

Also see our available Baltimore Sun and Evening Sun subject indexes.

 

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