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}} <div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Maine|Maine]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Maine page,<br>the Pine Tree State{{/p}}[[Image:{{PorHeaLig}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
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}} <div style="width: 74%; padding-left: 1px; float: left;"><center>''[[United States|United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Maine|Maine]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Maine page,<br>the Pine Tree State{{/p}}[[Image:{{PorHeaLig}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
*British fisherman permanently settled Maine '''''before''''' the Pilgrims in 1620  
 
*British fisherman permanently settled Maine '''''before''''' the Pilgrims in 1620  
 
*Maine was part of Massachusetts until the 1820 Missouri Compromise<ref name="Eichh">Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 269. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
 
*Maine was part of Massachusetts until the 1820 Missouri Compromise<ref name="Eichh">Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 269. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
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=== Counties  ===
 
=== 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="float: left; width: 147%">
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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;">
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Cornwall County, Maine|Cornwall]] | [[Devonshire County, Maine|Devonshire]] | [[East County, Maine|East]] | [[New Somerset County, Maine|New Somerset]] | [[West County, Maine|West]] | [[Yorkshire County, Maine|Yorkshire]]  
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Cornwall County, Maine|Cornwall]] | [[Devonshire County, Maine|Devonshire]] | [[East County, Maine|East]] | [[New Somerset County, Maine|New Somerset]] | [[West County, Maine|West]] | [[Yorkshire County, Maine|Yorkshire]]  
  
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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.[[Image:Maine.png|right|180px]]
 
*[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/ Maine Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.[[Image:Maine.png|right|180px]]
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=== Things you can do  ===
 
=== Things you can do  ===
  
Below list some of the many tasks you can help with: <br>
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=== Sources  ===
 
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[[Category:Maine]] [[Category:States_of_the_United_States]]
 
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