Anne Arundel Genealogical Society
Do you have a Query? Do you need help with a Search?

Queries and Search Requests
  • Research Fee – Members:  $20.00 per hour;  Non-members:  $25.00 per hour
  • Minimum Request - 1 hour of research.   Payment must accompany your request.
  • Copy Fee for successful results - $.25 per copy, plus postage (if required)
  • We will research the records held at the Kuethe Library. We currently do not have volunteers to search at the Maryland State Archives or other Maryland sites.
  • We cannot guarantee that a search will be successful, and the research fee is not refundable.
Obituary and Death Notice Lookups
  • The Capital (Annapolis) and Maryland Gazette (Anne Arundel County)
  • Late 1960s to the present
  • Search Fee - $5.00 per name, whether successful or not. No minimum fee required.
  • If successful, we will email you one copy at no additional cost. Mailing a printed copy and citation, if requested, will be an additional $1.00 per name.
  • If a search in The Capital and the Maryland Gazette is unsuccessful, the fee to search other Maryland newspapers (not held at the Kuethe Library) is the standard $25.00 per hour.
Kuethe Library Holdings
  • The books and files at the Kuethe Library do not circulate. They are only available for your use at the library. 
  • These books and files include, but are not limited to, those which are indexed on our website and are included in the Anne Arundel County Public Library catalog.
  • The Kuethe volunteer staff is not available to do your research, but they will help you get started or guide you.
  • Our research volunteer will be able to conduct research for you at the Kuethe Library and may be able to make a limited number of record copies/pages for you. We cannot make a copy of a large file or book.
  • You may visit the Kuethe Library yourself, work through our research volunteer, or hire another researcher to conduct your research.
  • If research at the Kuethe Library leads to documents outside of the library, or if you wish to find specific documents at the Maryland State Archives, please contact the Archives directly.
If you have questions about requesting a search or submitting queries:
If you are ready to submit your request:
  • Use this link to submit your research request. Do not put your credit card information in the research request email.
  • A minimum fee of $20.00 (members) or $25.00 (non-members) for 1 hour of research must accompany your request, except as noted above.
  • We will inform you of additional charges for time, copies, and/or postage. You may then decide how to proceed.
  • We will contact you when your payment is received.
  • Please allow up to two weeks for a response.
Payment Options:
  • Pay below by credit card or PayPal account.
  • If you pay online, do not put your credit card information in the research request email.
  • Mail your check, payable to AAGS, to Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1553, Glen Burnie, Maryland 21060.
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