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*Numerous border, county, and name changes affected record keeping<ref name="Eichh" />  
 
*Numerous border, county, and name changes affected record keeping<ref name="Eichh" />  
 
*Maine has the most uneven quality of vital town records of New England<ref>Eichholz, 270.</ref>
 
*Maine has the most uneven quality of vital town records of New England<ref>Eichholz, 270.</ref>
 
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=== Counties  ===
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== Counties  ==
  
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Maine Counties Map|click here]]. <center>{{MEimagemap2}}</center></div><div style="width: 147%; float: left">
 
'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Maine Counties Map|click here]]. <center>{{MEimagemap2}}</center></div><div style="width: 147%; float: left">
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Cornwall County, Maine|Cornwall]]{{·}} [[Devonshire County, Maine|Devonshire]]{{·}} [[Dominion of New England]]{{·}} [[East County, Maine|East]]{{·}} [[Massachusetts Bay Colony]]{{·}} [[New Somerset County, Maine|New Somerset]]{{·}} [[West County, Maine|West]]{{·}} [[Yorkshire County, Maine|Yorkshire]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Cornwall County, Maine|Cornwall]]{{·}} [[Devonshire County, Maine|Devonshire]]{{·}} [[Dominion of New England]]{{·}} [[East County, Maine|East]]{{·}} [[Lincoln (old) County, Maine|Lincoln (old)]]{{·}} [[Massachusetts Bay Colony]]{{·}} [[New Ireland County, Maine|New Ireland]]{{·}} [[New Somerset County, Maine|New Somerset]]{{·}} [[West County, Maine|West]]{{·}} [[Yorkshire County, Maine|Yorkshire]]  
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
[[Maine State Archives]] (http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/) [[Maine State Library]] (http://www.maine.gov/msl/) [[Maine Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Cutler Memorial Library (Farmington)]]{{·}} [[Univeristy of Maine at Orono|Folger Library, University of Maine at Orono]] (http://library.umaine.edu/) [[Allen County Public Library]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]][[Image:Maine flag.png|right|150px|Maine flag.png]]  
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[[Maine State Archives]]{{·}} [[Maine State Library]]{{·}} [[Maine Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Cutler Memorial Library (Farmington)]]{{·}} [[Univeristy of Maine at Orono|Folger Library, University of Maine at Orono]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]][[Image:Maine flag.png|right|150px|Maine flag.png]]  
  
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
  
Atlantic Coast Ports{{·}} Kenenbec River{{·}} Merrimack River{{·}} Penobscot River{{·}} Saco River{{·}} Saint John River (Maine){{·}} [[Down East]]{{·}} [[Kennebunk Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]  
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[[Atlantic Coast Ports]]{{·}} Kennebec River{{·}} Merrimack River{{·}} Penobscot River{{·}} Saco River{{·}} Saint John River (Maine){{·}} [[Down East]]{{·}} [[Kennebunk Road]]{{·}} [[King's Highway]]  
  
 
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*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~megenweb/ Maine GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
 
*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~megenweb/ Maine GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.  
*[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/ Maine Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.
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*[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/ Maine Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.  
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mainegenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Maine]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/mainegenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Maine]  
 
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Maine/ David Rumsey Map Collection] for Maine contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''  
 
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*[[Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
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