Aroostook County, Maine

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==== Parent County  ====
 
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Created 16 Mar 1839 [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]], [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] and [[Washington County, Maine|Washington]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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>  
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Created 16 Mar 1839 [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]], [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] and [[Washington County, Maine|Washington]] 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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
Part added from [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] County in 1844.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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>  
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Part added from [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] County in 1844.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Aroostook County County
144 Swenden Street
Caribou, ME 04736
Phone: 207.493.3318

County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1839.
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 16 Mar 1839 Penobscot, Somerset and Washington counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Part added from Piscataquis County in 1844.[1]

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Caribou
  • Presque Isle
Towns
  • Allagash
  • Amity
  • Ashland
  • Bancroft
  • Blaine
  • Bridgewater
  • Castle Hill
  • Caswell
  • Chapman
  • Crystal
  • Dyer Brook
  • Eagle Lake
  • Easton
  • Fort Fairfield
  • Fort Kent
  • Frenchville
  • Grand Isle
  • Hamlin
  • Hammond
  • Haynesville
  • Hersey
  • Hodgdon
  • Houlton
  • Island Falls
  • Limestone
  • Linneus
  • Littleton
  • Ludlow
  • Madawaska
  • Mapleton
  • Mars Hill
  • Masardis
  • Merrill
  • Monticello
  • New Canada
  • New Limerick
  • New Sweden
  • Oakfield
  • Orient
  • Perham
  • Portage Lake
  • Saint Agatha
  • Saint Francis
  • Sherman
  • Smyrna
  • Stockholm
  • Van Buren
  • Wade
  • Wallagrass
  • Washburn
  • Westfield
  • Westmanland
  • Weston
  • Woodland
Plantations
  • Cary
  • Cyr
  • Garfield
  • Glenwood
  • Macwahoc
  • Moro
  • Nashville
  • Oxbow
  • Reed
  • Saint John
  • Winterville
Unorganized territories
  • Central Aroostook
  • Connor
  • Northwest Aroostook
  • South Aroostook
  • Square Lake
Communities
  • Fort Fairfield
  • Fort Kent
  • Houlton
  • Limestone
  • Loring AFB
  • Madawaska
  • Mars Hill-Blaine
  • Van Buren
Village
  • Crouseville

Neighboring Counties

Penobscot | Piscataquis | Somerset | Washington | New Brunswick counties: Carleton | Madawaska | Victoria | York | Quebec counties: Kamouraska | L'Islet | Montmagny | Temiscouata

Resources

Cemeteries

Fairmont Cemetery :  Located south of Presque Isle, Aroostook County, Maine. Full name searches

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.


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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Aroostook County, Maine page 304, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.