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Guide to Maine ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records
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Welcome to the Maine page,
the Pine Tree State
|How to Find Information about Maine Ancestors|
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Major RepositoriesMaine State Archives · Maine State Library · Maine Historical Society · Cutler Memorial Library (Farmington) · Allen County Public Library · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)
Did you know?
Maine was formed by glaciers in the Ice Age. The state covers 33,387 square miles which ranks it 39th in size among all states. Understanding the lay of the land can help you find records for your ancestors. The Maine Maps article provides more information about the state.
- The 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.
- Maine Genealogy offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Maine researchers.
- David Rumsey Map Collection for Maine contains a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:
- Maine Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Maine Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Maine Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Maine, Aroostook County Deed Books (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Maine, Knox County Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Obtain additional help
- Call or chat with an experienced researcher
- Join a Facebook Group
- Consult a Professional Genealogist
Things you can do
Below list some of the many tasks you can help with:
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