With the help of the Maryland State Archives, the History and Records Committee of RUMC is in the process of digitizing the records of Reisterstown UM Church (baptisms, marriages, memberships, deaths, cemetery records and various committee minutes) . The completed volumes are listed below. You can click on the link to display the contents of each book.

Please contact the History and Records Team with inquires for information or to correct any information you may find. 

Records scanned by the Maryland State Archives (click on the link to access the records):

Membership Records

Minutes from the Board of Trustees and Administrative/Official Board

Records transcribed by the History and Records team:

  • Clergy Funeral Records - 1973 to 2013  The information in this spreadsheet is taken from the clergy records provided by the funeral director. The information provided is different based on the funeral home; therefore, not all of the information is available for all funerals. 

Reisterstown UM Church Cemetery on Find-A-Grave - The entries in Find-A-Grave have been updated based on the stone transcriptions done by Bea and Ed Geis first in the mid-1970s, reviewed in the mid-1990s and updated until about 2003. If you find any information that is incorrect, please submit a correction using the Find-A-Grave edit feature.

Below you will find links to the cemetery ledger books used from the 1920s to the 1960s:

You can request the History and Records team research records that are not currently online by completing the form below. A message will be sent to our History and Records team and they will respond as soon as they can.  Thank you

Request for Historical Information