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Guide to Sagadahoc County, Maine ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Sagadahoc County, Maine|
Location in the state of Maine
|Founded||March 14, 1854|
|Address|| Sagadahoc County Courthouse|
PO Box 246
Bath, ME 04530-0246
Sagadahoc County Website
Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.
Clerk District Court has divorce records.
Clerk Superior Court has court records.
Register of Probate has probate records from 1854.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1854. 
Places / Localities
- 1780 - 1999 Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999 at FamilySearch — index and images
Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Maine denominations, view the Maine Church Records wiki page.
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Maine Land and Property for additional information about early Maine land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.
Local histories are available for Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Maine Local Histories.
Regiments. Service men in Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy:
- - 3rd Regiment, Maine Infantry , Company A
Finding More Maine Newspapers
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:
Online Probate Records
Maine tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.
In Maine, vital records are kept by town clerks or selectmen. Although some towns have existed since the 1650s, most vital records date from about 1700. The vital statistics are often arranged by family. For more information, see the Wiki page for the town and the Wiki page, Maine Vital Records.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.
- The Sagadahoc County MEGenWeb Project, an member of The MEGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Sagadahoc County
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Sagadahoc County (backup site)
- FamilySearch.org FamilySearch Catalog for Sagadahoc County
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sagadahoc County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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