Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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== [http://www.co.hancock.me.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.co.hancock.me.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
50 State Street, Suite 7 <br>Ellsworth, Maine 04605
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Hancock County Courthouse<br> 50 State Street<br> Ellsworth, ME 04605<br> Phone. 207.667.9542&nbsp;<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records; <br>Clerk, Superior Court has&nbsp;divorce and court records;<br>Probate&nbsp;Office has probate records; Register of <br>Deeds has land records; County Clerk has marriage <br>records 1789-1891<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock 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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Hancock County; 50 State St; Ellsworth, ME 04605; Ph. 207.667.9542 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m &amp; d rec; Clk, Sup Ct has div &amp; ct rec; Pro Office has pro rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec; Co Clk has m rec 1789-1891) Towns Organized Before 1800: Bar Harbor 1796, Blue Hill 1789, Bucksport 1792, Castine 1796, Deer Isle 1789, Gouldsboro 1789, Mount Desert 1789, Penobscot 1787, Sedgwick 1789, Sullivan 1789, Trenton 1789 www.co.hancock.me.us/
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 17:07, 18 July 2012

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Contents

County Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
50 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone. 207.667.9542 

Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records;
Clerk, Superior Court has divorce and court records;
Probate Office has probate records; Register of
Deeds has land records; County Clerk has marriage
records 1789-1891[1]

History

Parent County

Created 25 June 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City
  • Ellsworth
Towns
  • Amherst
  • Aurora
  • Bar Harbor
  • Blue Hill
  • Brooklin
  • Brooksville
  • Bucksport
  • Castine
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Dedham
  • Deer Isle
  • Eastbrook
  • Franklin
  • Frenchboro
  • Gouldsboro
  • Great Pond
  • Hancock
  • Lamoine
  • Mariaville
  • Mount Desert
  • Orland
  • Osborn
  • Otis
  • Penobscot
  • Sedgwick
  • Sorrento
  • Southwest Harbor
  • Stonington
  • Sullivan
  • Surry
  • Swan's Island
  • Tremont
  • Trenton
  • Verona Island
  • Waltham
  • Winter Harbor
Unorganized territories
  • Central Hancock
  • East Hancock
  • Northwest Hancock
Communities
  • Bar Harbor
  • Bucksport
Villages
  • Bass Harbor
  • Islesford
  • Minturn
  • Northeast Harbor

Neighboring Counties

Penobscot | Waldo | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Libraries, Archives, Museums

Abbe Museum
"Inspiring New Learning About the Wabanaki Nations with Every Visit"

Two Locations:
26 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring
Acadia National Park

(207) 288-3519
info@abbemuseum.org

Family history Centers

Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage

Web Sites

References

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