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United States Maine Somerset County
Somerset County Courthouse
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Clerk Courts has some marriage records from
1800’s and proabte records from 1809. 
Created 1 March 1809 from Kennebec County. 
- Parts set off to create 2 counties:
- Part taken to add to Aroostook County 12 March 1844. 
Places / Localities
- Moose River
- New Portland
- Saint Albans
- Central Somerset
- Seboomook Lake
Aroostook | Franklin | Kennebec | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Waldo | Quebec counties: Beauce | Bellechasse | Dorchester | Frontenac
Maine Newspaper Archive Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ (GenealogyBank $) Twenty-two early Maine 18th and 19th century newspapers, 1785-1898 online. Indexes (free); digital images ($). These newspapers are from Augusta, Bangor, Belfast, Brunswick, Castine, Eastport, Falmouth, Hallowell, Kennebunk, Portland, Saco and Wiscasset.
Tip: early Maine newspapers routinely reported on news, obituaries, births, marriages etc. from around the state. Be sure to search the indexes for all Maine newspapers to find your target ancestor.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Somerset County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.