Androscoggin County, Maine

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(worked on bread crumb)
(extinct towns)
(11 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Androscoggin County'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Androscoggin County'''  
  
<br><br>[[Image:Me-androscoggin.png|right|312px|Me-androscoggin.png]]
+
{{MEDC}}
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
[[Image:Me-androscoggin.png|right|300px|Me-androscoggin.png]]
  
[http://www.androscoggincountyme.com/ Androscoggin County Courthouse]<br>2 Turner<br>Auburn, ME 04210<br>Phone: 207.784.8390 <br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1854.<br>City Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce and burial records.<br>Register of Probate has probate records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Androscoggin County, Maine page 304, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
+
=== County Courthouse ===
  
== History  ==
+
[http://www.androscoggincountyme.com/ Androscoggin County Courthouse]<br>2 Turner<br>Auburn, ME 04210<br>Phone: 207.784.8390 <br><br>'''''Clerk Superior Court''''' has divorce and court records from 1854.<br>'''''City Clerk''''' has birth, marriage, divorce and burial records.<br>'''''Register of Probate''''' has probate records.<br>'''''Register of Deeds''''' has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Androscoggin County, Maine page 304, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 +
 
 +
=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 18 March 1854 from parts of [[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]], [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]], [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] and [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
+
Created 18 March 1854 from parts of [[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]], [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]], [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] and [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />  
 
+
<div style="float: left; width: 147%">[[Image:{{MEAndroscogginCoTownsMap}}]]  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
+
=== Places / Localities  ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
+
'''Cities''' &nbsp; • [[Auburn, Maine|Auburn]] &nbsp; • Lewiston  
 
+
===== Cities =====
+
 
+
{| width="40%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
|-
+
| valign="top" |
+
*[[Auburn, Maine|Auburn]]
+
 
+
| valign="top" |
+
*Lewiston
+
 
+
|}
+
  
===== Towns =====
+
'''Towns'''
  
{| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
{| width="51%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
|-
 
|-
 
| valign="top" |  
 
| valign="top" |  
Line 57: Line 47:
 
|}
 
|}
  
===== Communities =====
+
'''Communities''' &nbsp; • Lisbon Falls &nbsp; • Livermore Falls &nbsp; • Mechanic Falls
  
{| width="60%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
+
'''Extinct towns''' &nbsp; • Danville<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 91. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
|-
+
| valign="top" |  
+
*Lisbon Falls
+
 
+
| valign="top" |
+
*Livermore Falls
+
 
+
| valign="top" |
+
*Mechanic Falls
+
 
+
|}
+
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]] | [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] | [[Sagadahoc County, Maine|Sagadahoc]]  
+
[[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland]] | [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] | [[Sagadahoc County, Maine|Sagadahoc]]
  
== Resources  ==
+
=== Resources  ===
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
+
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
Androscoggin County Death records  
 
Androscoggin County Death records  
  
{| width="600" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="left"
+
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="left"
 
|+ Androscoggin County, Maine cemeteries  
 
|+ Androscoggin County, Maine cemeteries  
 
|-
 
|-
Line 94: Line 73:
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Atkinson Cemetery, Minot  
 
| Atkinson Cemetery, Minot  
| Latitude: 44.1525714 <br>Longitude: -70.3517231  
+
| Latitude: 44.1525714 Longitude: -70.3517231  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Auburn Plains Cemetery  
 
| Auburn Plains Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.172016 <br>Longitude: -70.2319993 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.172016 Longitude: -70.2319993 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Bear Pond Cemetery  
 
| Bear Pond Cemetery  
| Longitude: -70.27032 <br>Longitude: -70.27032  
+
| Longitude: -70.27032 Longitude: -70.27032  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Beth Abraham Cemetery  
 
| Beth Abraham Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0447963 <br>Longitude: -70.2353317  
+
| Latitude: 44.0447963 Longitude: -70.2353317  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Blake Cemetery  
 
| Blake Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0136874 <br>Longitude: -70.1200532  
+
| Latitude: 44.0136874 Longitude: -70.1200532  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Brackett Cemetery  
 
| Brackett Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.4514543 <br>Longitude: -70.1672799  
+
| Latitude: 44.4514543 Longitude: -70.1672799  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Briggs Cemetery  
 
| Briggs Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1256282 <br>Longitude: -70.2300545  
+
| Latitude: 44.1256282 Longitude: -70.2300545  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Broadview Cemetery  
 
| Broadview Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.10592 <br>Longitude: -70.18744  
+
| Latitude: 44.10592 Longitude: -70.18744  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Brookvale Cemetery  
 
| Brookvale Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1486829 <br>Longitude: -70.2869999 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.1486829 Longitude: -70.2869999 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Buckman Cemetery  
 
| Buckman Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1486829 <br>Longitude: -70.2869999  
+
| Latitude: 44.1486829 Longitude: -70.2869999  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Calvary Cemetery  
 
| Calvary Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0097995 <br>Longitude: -70.0528306  
+
| Latitude: 44.0097995 Longitude: -70.0528306  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Cedar Grove Cemetery  
 
| Cedar Grove Cemetery  
| Latitude: 43.93734 <br>Longitude: -70.15453  
+
| Latitude: 43.93734 Longitude: -70.15453  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Center Hill Cemetery  
 
| Center Hill Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1325719 <br>Longitude: -70.3158891  
+
| Latitude: 44.1325719 Longitude: -70.3158891  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Clough Cemetery  
 
| Clough Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0627 <br>Longitude: -70.14846  
+
| Latitude: 44.0627 Longitude: -70.14846  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Conant Cemetery  
 
| Conant Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1817382 <br>Longitude: -70.2167213  
+
| Latitude: 44.1817382 Longitude: -70.2167213  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Cotton Cemetery  
 
| Cotton Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0242426 <br>Longitude: -70.130331 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.0242426 Longitude: -70.130331 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Davis Cemetery  
 
| Davis Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0631307 <br>Longitude: -70.1167198  
+
| Latitude: 44.0631307 Longitude: -70.1167198  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Davis Cemetery  
 
| Davis Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0692406 <br>Longitude: -70.2092206  
+
| Latitude: 44.0692406 Longitude: -70.2092206  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Davis Cemetery  
 
| Davis Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1006289 <br>Longitude: -70.2067207 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.1006289 Longitude: -70.2067207 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Davis-Bryant Cemetery  
 
| Davis-Bryant Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.07268 <br>Longitude: -70.10872  
+
| Latitude: 44.07268 Longitude: -70.10872  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Deane Cemetery  
 
| Deane Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1417382 <br>Longitude: -70.3611677 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.1417382 Longitude: -70.3611677 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| East Leeds Cemetery  
 
| East Leeds Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.3000692 <br>Longitude: -70.1181095  
+
| Latitude: 44.3000692 Longitude: -70.1181095  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| East Wales Cemetery  
 
| East Wales Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.15323 <br>Longitude: -70.04009 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.15323 Longitude: -70.04009 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Eaton Cemetery  
 
| Eaton Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.1225737 <br>Longitude: -70.110053 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.1225737 Longitude: -70.110053 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
 
| Evergreen Cemetery  
 
| Evergreen Cemetery  
| Latitude: 44.0853509 <br>Longitude: -70.2575546 <br>  
+
| Latitude: 44.0853509 Longitude: -70.2575546 <br>  
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
| Androscoggin death records
 
|-
 
|-
Line 224: Line 203:
 
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/ Maine Newspaper Archive]. Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ ([http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ 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.  
 
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/ Maine Newspaper Archive]. Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ ([http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ 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.  
  
----
+
[[Image:Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png|left|32px|Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png]]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.  
 
+
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.  
+
 
+
----
+
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
Line 236: Line 211:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
+
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meandrhs/ Androscoggin County History Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meandrhs/ Androscoggin County History Society]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
+
=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meandros/ The Androscoggin County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~meandros/ The Androscoggin County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/androscoggin/meandros.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Androscoggin County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/androscoggin/meandros.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Androscoggin County  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/androscoggin/meandros.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Androscoggin County (backup site)  
+
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/androscoggin/meandros.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Androscoggin County (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Androscoggin|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Androscoggin County.
 
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Androscoggin|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Androscoggin County.
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===
  
<references />  
+
<references /> {{Maine|Maine}}  
 
+
{{Maine-stub}} </div>
{{Maine|Maine}} {{Maine-stub}}  
+
 
+
 
[[Category:Androscoggin_County,_Maine]]
 
[[Category:Androscoggin_County,_Maine]]

Revision as of 20:51, 28 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Androscoggin County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Maine
Online Records
Me-androscoggin.png

Contents

County Courthouse

Androscoggin County Courthouse
2 Turner
Auburn, ME 04210
Phone: 207.784.8390

Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1854.
City Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce and burial records.
Register of Probate has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 18 March 1854 from parts of Cumberland, Oxford, Kennebec and Lincoln counties.[1]

[[Image:
MaineAndroscoggin CountyCumberland CountySagadahoc CountyKennebec CountyFranklin CountyOxford CountyLivermoreLivermore FallsTurnerLeedsGreeneWalesMinotAuburnLewistonSabattusLisbonDurhamPolandMechanic FallsCascoRaymondGrayNew GloucesterPownalNorth YarmouthFreeportBrunswickTopshamBowdoinLitchfieldMonmouthWinthropWayneReadfieldFayetteMount VernonRomeViennaChestervilleJayOtisfieldOxfordHebronParisBuckfieldWest ParisWoodstockSummerHartfordCantonPeruDixfieldRumfordMexico
Modern town borders in Androscoggin County, Maine.

]]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Cities   • Auburn   • Lewiston

Towns

  • Durham
  • Greene
  • Leeds
  • Lisbon
  • Livermore Falls
  • Livermore
  • Mechanic Falls
  • Minot
  • Poland
  • Sabattus
  • Turner
  • Wales

Communities   • Lisbon Falls   • Livermore Falls   • Mechanic Falls

Extinct towns   • Danville[2]

Neighboring Counties

Cumberland | Franklin | Kennebec | Oxford | Sagadahoc

Resources

Cemeteries

Androscoggin County Death records

Androscoggin County, Maine cemeteries
Name Location Death Records
Alden (Columbus) Cemetery Latitude: 44.4161771 Longitude: -70.240614 Androscoggin death records
Atkinson Cemetery, Minot Latitude: 44.1525714 Longitude: -70.3517231 Androscoggin death records
Auburn Plains Cemetery Latitude: 44.172016 Longitude: -70.2319993
Androscoggin death records
Bear Pond Cemetery Longitude: -70.27032 Longitude: -70.27032 Androscoggin death records
Beth Abraham Cemetery Latitude: 44.0447963 Longitude: -70.2353317 Androscoggin death records
Blake Cemetery Latitude: 44.0136874 Longitude: -70.1200532 Androscoggin death records
Brackett Cemetery Latitude: 44.4514543 Longitude: -70.1672799 Androscoggin death records
Briggs Cemetery Latitude: 44.1256282 Longitude: -70.2300545 Androscoggin death records
Broadview Cemetery Latitude: 44.10592 Longitude: -70.18744 Androscoggin death records
Brookvale Cemetery Latitude: 44.1486829 Longitude: -70.2869999
Androscoggin death records
Buckman Cemetery Latitude: 44.1486829 Longitude: -70.2869999 Androscoggin death records
Calvary Cemetery Latitude: 44.0097995 Longitude: -70.0528306 Androscoggin death records
Cedar Grove Cemetery Latitude: 43.93734 Longitude: -70.15453 Androscoggin death records
Center Hill Cemetery Latitude: 44.1325719 Longitude: -70.3158891 Androscoggin death records
Clough Cemetery Latitude: 44.0627 Longitude: -70.14846 Androscoggin death records
Conant Cemetery Latitude: 44.1817382 Longitude: -70.2167213 Androscoggin death records
Cotton Cemetery Latitude: 44.0242426 Longitude: -70.130331
Androscoggin death records
Davis Cemetery Latitude: 44.0631307 Longitude: -70.1167198 Androscoggin death records
Davis Cemetery Latitude: 44.0692406 Longitude: -70.2092206 Androscoggin death records
Davis Cemetery Latitude: 44.1006289 Longitude: -70.2067207
Androscoggin death records
Davis-Bryant Cemetery Latitude: 44.07268 Longitude: -70.10872 Androscoggin death records
Deane Cemetery Latitude: 44.1417382 Longitude: -70.3611677
Androscoggin death records
East Leeds Cemetery Latitude: 44.3000692 Longitude: -70.1181095 Androscoggin death records
East Wales Cemetery Latitude: 44.15323 Longitude: -70.04009
Androscoggin death records
Eaton Cemetery Latitude: 44.1225737 Longitude: -70.110053
Androscoggin death records
Evergreen Cemetery Latitude: 44.0853509 Longitude: -70.2575546
Androscoggin death records

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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.

Dark thin font green pin Version 4.png
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.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Androscoggin County, Maine page 304, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 91. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.