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Maine State Vital Records

Maine State Vital Records Office
Office of Vital Statistics
221 State Street
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
(207) 287-3184
Records include birth, marriage, divorce, and death records since from 1923 to the present.

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Articles

Popham Colony, Maine, 1607-08

CD-ROM: The First Maine Heavy Artillery

Update: The First Maine Heavy Artillery CD-ROM

Maine Historical Society Online

Dexter, Maine Obituaries Online

Popham Colony, Maine, 1607-1608

Databases

Old Dunstable, Maine and New Hampshire Founders

Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire

Maine Pensioners, 1835

Maine Census, 1800-90

Henry Ellis, Trip from Maine to California, 1849

Maine Pioneers, 1623-60

Maine Will Abstracts, 1640-1760

Maine Revolutionary War Bounty Applications, 1835-36

Aroostook War (Maine) History and Roster

Bangor, Maine City Directories, 1882-92

Portland, Maine Directories, 1889-91

Maine Military Men, 1917-18

Biddeford, Maine Directory, 1890-91

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1908

History of Paris, Maine to 1880

Maine Marriages to 1875

Augusta, Maine Directory, 1882

Waldo County, Maine Births, 1743-1892: Belfast

Waldo County, Maine Deaths, 1743-1892: Belfast

St. George, Maine Town History, 1605-1892

Gardiner, Kennebec County Maine, Birth & Death records 1800 - 1892

Hancock County, Maine, Cemetery Records, Volume I

Lewiston & Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, 1860 directory

History of the Town of Leeds, Androscoggin County, Maine

Rumford, Oxford County, Maine: Town History

Litchfield, Maine: Town History, 1895

Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine: Town History to 1900

Saco and Biddeford, York County, Maine: Town History

Lincoln County, Maine: Probates, 1760-1800

Bangor, Maine City Directory, 1882

Bangor and Brewer, Maine City Directories, 1871-72

Lewiston and Auburn, Maine City Directories, 1876-77

Biddeford and Saco, Maine City Directory, 1849

Notes of Livermore, in Androscoggin (formerly in Oxford) County, Maine

Casco Bay, Maine Directory, 1923-24

Eliot and York, Maine City Directory, 1923

History of Waterford, Oxford County, Maine

Search Aids

Early Maine, Arkansas, & Mississippi Settlers, 1700s-1800s Maine, Georgia, South Carolina, 1641-1944 Marriage Index

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Services
Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Resources
Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
Maine State Archives
State House Station #84
Augusta, ME 04333-0084
Telephone: (207) 287-5795
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00, closed 11:30-12:30 Monday-Friday for lunch, closed all state holidays
Records include census records, vital records, court records, land records, cemetery indexes, newspapers, family histories, probate records, and military records. More information is available through the Maine Historical Society, listed below.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Maine Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 221
Farmington, ME 04938-0221
Publication: The Maine Seine, Maine Genealogical Society Newsletter

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Telephone: (207) 774-1822

 

See also: Maine Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Maine Documents

 

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