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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Hagerstown%2c+Maryland&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Social Security Death Index], ([[Access Codes|F]]) begins about 1962 to 2 calendar months before the current month. It is updated on monthly basis.<br>  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Hagerstown%2c+Maryland&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Social Security Death Index], ([[Access Codes|F]]) begins about 1962 to 2 calendar months before the current month. It is updated on monthly basis.<br>  
*[http://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Maryland_Vital_Records:_Marriages State of Maryland Marriage] ([[Access Codes|F]]) (1892-1966), marriage records of one or both spouses whose residence was in Hagerstown.
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*[[Maryland Vital Records: Marriages]] ([[Access Codes|F]]) (1892-1966), marriage records of one or both spouses whose residence was in Hagerstown.
  
 
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Genealogy resources for Hagerstown the Washington County Seat in the State of Maryland .

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Hagerstown Public Square.jpg

City Hall[edit | edit source]

1 East Franklin St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-739-8577

History[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Hagerstown, Maryland

Hagerstown is a city in Washington County and is the County Seat. It is also the largest city in a region known as Western Maryland and has also been recognized as Cumberland Valley. Johanthan Hager founded this community in 1762.

Neighboring Communities[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Family Bible records in the Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, Maryland; Fuller, Marsha Lynne; Washington County Free Library. Indexed "These records, covering the years 1738 to 1999, include first and last name, event (birth, christening, confirmation, marriage, death, obituary), date, event location, age, ...name of spouse, residence of bride and groom, minister and location of ceremony, names of parents, and name of family bible. This volume provides over 8,000 entries...." -- Back cover.[1]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Meadow View Mennonite Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Presbyterian Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Rose Hill Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards
Interment.net

Saint John's Episcopal Churchyard
Findagrave.com
Saint Marys Graveyard
Findagrave.com
South Potomac Street Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards

Washington Confederate Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Family History Library [2]
Zion Cemetery
Findagrave.com
Political Graveyards

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Baptist[edit | edit source]
  • Harvest Baptist Church
    951 Woodland Way
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    301-797-4630
Catholic - Roman Catholic[edit | edit source]
  • St. Ann
    1525 Oak Hill Avenue
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301) 733-0410
  • St. Joseph
    17630 Virginia Ave.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 797-9445
  • St. Mary
    224 West Washington St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 739-0390
Church of the Nazarene[edit | edit source]
Episcopal[edit | edit source]
  • St Johns Episcopal Church
    101 South Prospect St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 733-2560
Lutheran[edit | edit source]
  • St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Lutheran - Evangelical Lutheran Church of America[edit | edit source]
African Methodist Episcopal (AME)[edit | edit source]
  • Ebenezer
    26 West Bethel Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
Methodist[edit | edit source]
  • Asbury United Methodist Church
    155 N Jonathan St
    Hagerstown, MD 21740-4811
    (301) 791-049
  • John Wesley United Methodist Church
  • St. Matthew's United Methodist Church
  • St. Paul's Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Washington Square United Methodist Church
Pentecostal[edit | edit source]
  • Iglesia De Restauracion Adonai
    1826 B. Dual Highway
    Hagerstown, Maryland 21740
    240-315-2330
Reformed Church[edit | edit source]
Seventh-Day Adventist[edit | edit source]
  • Hagerstown Highland View Seventh-day Adventist Church
    21600 Academy Terrace
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (301) 739-3144
  • Hagerstown Seventh-day Adventist Church
    11507 Robinwood Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21742
    (301) 733-4411
United Church of Christ[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Immigration and Emigration[edit | edit source]

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records (1892-1924), the passengers who are from Hagerstown or heading to Hagerstown.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

  • A History of Washington County, Maryland, by Thomas John Chew Williams [3] [4] from the earliest settlements to the present time, including a history of Hagerstown, to this is added a biographical record of representative families prepared from data obtained from original sources of information. A snippet view can be seen at Google Books.
  • History of western Maryland : being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties..., by J. Thomas Scharf  [5] [6] from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men.

Societies[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Webtree.com, (F) listing individuals who born or died in Hagerstown, Maryland. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Family Bible records in the Washington County Free Library, Hagerstown, Maryland (Westminster, Md. : Willow Bend Books, 2003), FamilySearch Catalog 975.291/H1 D2f.
  2. "FamilySearch Catalog Fiche 6125361" (Filmed by the GSU, 1996).
  3. WorldCat
  4. Thomas John Chew Williams, A History of Washington County, Maryland - Washington Co., Md - 1968 - 1347 pages Reprint of the ed published in 1906 by J. M. Runk &amp; L. R. Titsworth, Hagerstown, Md. Worldcat
  5. WorldCat
  6. History of western Maryland : being a history of Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties from the earliest period to the present day; including biographical sketches of their representative men (Philadelphia : L.H. Everts 1882, reprint 1906, 1968, 1992), FHL book 975.2 H2s 1968 v. 1-2, reprint 1968.