Approximately seventy digitized Baltimore City directories from the early 1800s to the 1920s, made available by the Special Collections Department of the University of Maryland. While not every directory is available, this is a great place to start. Can be viewed online or downloaded in .pdf or e-reader formats.
This is a free searchable database of cemeteries and graves. Usually provides birth and death dates and a picture of the tombstone. May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
The Maryland State Archives maintains many invaluable historical records, including birth, adoption, marriage, divorce, and death records, as well as some indices to these records. It is important to note that access to some of these records is restricted by law to protect the rights of the individuals named in the documents. See also the Maryland Department of Health & Mental Hygiene's Vital Statistics Administration for more recent records.
The USGenWeb Project consists of a group of volunteers working together to provide websites for genealogical research in every county within each state in the United States. The Maryland site provides access to transcriptions of numerous marriage bonds, wills, and other public documents, as well as other links to resources unique to Maryland genealogical research.
Available through FamilySearch, this index contains the records of deceased persons who possessed Social Security numbers and whose death has been reported to the SSA. Note: Due to restrictions enacted in March 2014, new entries to publicly available versions of the Social Security Death Index will not be available for three years beginning on the date of an individual’s death.
Maintained by the staff of the
State Library Resource Center,
Enoch Pratt Free Library