Contact USGS:


P.O. Box 275
Easton, MD 21601

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Upcoming Events:

Mar. 14, 2020
Membership Meeting at 1:00 p.m. with lecture to follow.
Sue Clabaugh, LPN and Liz Stitlely will present their lecture on "Genealogy, DNA and Family Diseases."

April 2020
Yard sale fundraiser.

May 9, 2020
Membership Meeting at 1:00 p.m. and election of officers.

NEW Indexes for Caroline County, MD

1703 - 1776 and
1790 - 1817 Indexes to Administrative Accounts for the Register of Wills Records

These indexes were compiled by USGS member, Gary Willis! The index can be found on our research links page.

1634 - 1940 Index to Will and Probate Records
A joint project by the Maryland State Archives, Comptroller of the Treasury, Register of Wills and FamilySearch. This project began in 2013. The volunteers are working on indexing all the counties in Maryland. Baltimore and Carroll counties have also been completed. If you would like to volunteer to help with this project, please email

These indexes can be found on our research links page.

USGS Research Center


Research Center

12156 Greensboro Road
Greensboro, Maryland

Open to the Public

Please visit the USGS Calendar for our hours, meetings and upcoming events.

The Upper Shore Genealogical Society Research Center is located on MD Route 313, Denton-Greensboro Road in Caroline County, Maryland, and is staffed by volunteers.

To verify the Research Center opening times or if you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact Jean Kelly: 410-482-8072 or email:

The Research Center houses collections of family histories, Bible records, research books, and more, available for your use. Our collection includes records from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Delaware. Some periodical records are also available to search. All collections are for in-house use only.

Donations of used or new books, published or unpublished family histories, along with cd's, microfilm and microfiche are welcome.

Contributions to the Research Center may be sent to USGS, P.O. Box 275, Easton, Maryland, 21601. For more information please contact Jean Kelly at 410-482-8072 or email:

Please visit the USGS Bookstore to see a list of our publications that we have for sale. Our publications are available in both book form and on CD (PDF). If you have any questions regarding books or CDs, please contact Jean Kelly at 410-482-8072 or email:

USGS Research Center Inventory

Mary F. Engle, during her term as Head Librarian for the fiscal year 2015/2016, began compiling an inventory of the research materials housed at the USGS Research Center. The following inventories have been completed:

Caroline County, Maryland

Dorchester County, Maryland

Family Histories

Kent County, Maryland

Queen Anne's County, Maryland

Somerset County, Maryland

Talbot County, Maryland