Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy

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== [http://www.cumberlandcounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
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142 Federal Street <br>Portland, ME 04101 <br>207-871-8380
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&nbsp;Cumberland County Courthouse<br> 142 Federal Street<br> Portland, Me 04101-4151<br> Phone: 207.871.8380&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has death, probate and land records from 1760; <br>City or Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, Maine page 304, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
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Cumberland County; 142 Federal St; Portland, Me 04101-4151; Ph. 207.871.8380 Details: (Co Clk has d, pro &amp; land rec from 1760; City or Twn Clks have b, m, d &amp; bur rec) Towns Organized Before 1800: Bridgton 1794, Brunswick 1739, Cape Elizabeth 1765, Falmouth 1718, Freeport 1789, Gorham 1764, Gray 1778, Harpswell 1758, New Gloucester 1774, North Yarmouth 1732, Otisfield 1798, Portland 1786, Scarborough 1658, Standish 1785, Windham 1762 www.cumberlandcounty.org/
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 16:39, 18 July 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

 Cumberland County Courthouse
142 Federal Street
Portland, Me 04101-4151
Phone: 207.871.8380 

County Clerk has death, probate and land records from 1760;
City or Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records[1]

History

Parent County

  • Created 28 March 1760 from York County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Portland
  • South Portland
  • Westbrook
Towns
  • Baldwin
  • Bridgton
  • Brunswick
  • Cape Elizabeth
  • Casco
  • Chebeague Island
  • Cumberland
  • Falmouth
  • Freeport
  • Frye Island
  • Gorham
  • Gray
  • Harpswell
  • Harrison
  • Long Island
  • Naples
  • New Gloucester
  • North Yarmouth
  • Pownal
  • Raymond
  • Scarborough
  • Sebago
  • Standish
  • Windham
  • Yarmouth
Communities
  • Bridgton
  • Brunswick
  • Brunswick Station
  • Cumberland Center
  • Falmouth Foreside
  • Freeport
  • Gorham
  • Little Falls-South Windham
  • North Windham
  • Scarborough
  • Yarmouth

Neighboring Counties

Androscoggin | Oxford | Sagadahoc | York

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Westbrook Historical Society:

Maine Catholic Cemetery Committee's Online Databases: There are 65 catholic cemeteries in this diocese and they are slowly being put online.

Census

  • 1905 Transcription - only Scarboro

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, Maine page 304, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.