Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills

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Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills
MD Worcester Courthouse.jpg

Contact Information[edit | edit source]

Email: Contact list

Fax: 410-632-5600


Courthouse Room 102
1 West Market Street
Snow Hill, MD 21863-1074

Telephone: 410-632-1529; 1-888-256-0047 (toll free)
Hours: Office of Register of Wills

Additional information: Judicial Branch Circuit, District, and Orphan's Court's judges and clerks.

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Alternate Repositories[edit | edit source]

If you cannot visit or find a record at the Worcester County, Maryland Register of Wills, a similar record may be available at one of the following.

  • Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, has probate records from as early as 1634.[1]
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, has various books and microfilms of Somerset and Worcester County probate records from 1664 to about 1852.
  • Worcester County, Maryland, Orphans' Court -
  • neighboring county registers of wills and orphans' courts - may have probate records of Worcester County citizens whose wills were probated nearby. For example, prior to 1742 people living in what is now Worcester were part of Somerset County.

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists, 9th ed. (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1999), 178. [FHL book 973 D27e 1999]