St. Mary’s County Cemetery Index was recently launched at WorldVitalRecords.com. This index contains vital records from cemeteries located in St. Mary’s county. The database contains 4,194 records. Each record contains the name, birth date, death date, and the name of the cemetery. The database will be free to access on WorldVitalRecords.com until November 1, 2008.
Many of the individuals in this database were buried in the following cemeteries: All Faith Episcopal, Charles Memorial Gardens, Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Holy Face, Our Ladys Catholic, Queen Of Peace, Sacred Heart Catholic, St Georges Catholic, St Georges Episcopal, St John Francis Regis, St Marks Uame, St Michaels Catholic, St Peter Claver, and St. Mary.
F. Scott Fitzgerald (his record is located on WorldVitalRecords.com in the Find A Grave database), author of many well-known novels, including The Great Gatsby. He was originally buried in Rockville Union Cemetery with his wife Zelda Sayre. However, at the request their only child, the Women’s Club of Rockville had the couple’s bodies moved to his family’s plot in St. Mary’s. Fitzgerald’s epitaph is the final sentence from The Great Gatsby. It reads, “So we beat on, boats against the current, born back ceaselessly into the past.” St. Mary’s cemetery is located Rockville, Maryland (next to the St. Mary’s Church on Veirs Mill Road).