Knox County, Maine Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://knoxcountymaine.gov/ Knox County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;62 Union Street PO Box 885<br> Rockland, ME 04841-0885<br> Phone: 207.594.9379&nbsp;<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, and death records; Clerk Superior <br>Court has divorce and court records; Probate&nbsp;Court has probate records<br> from 1860; Register of Deeds has land records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox 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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[http://knoxcountymaine.gov/ Knox County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;62 Union Street PO Box 885<br>Rockland, ME 04841-0885<br>Phone: 207.594.9379&nbsp;<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, and death records; Clerk Superior <br>Court has divorce and court records; Probate&nbsp;Court has probate records<br>from 1860; Register of Deeds has land records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knox County, Maine page 304, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

Knox County Courthouse
 62 Union Street PO Box 885
Rockland, ME 04841-0885
Phone: 207.594.9379 

Town Clerks have birth, marriage, and death records; Clerk Superior
Court has divorce and court records; Probate Court has probate records
from 1860; Register of Deeds has land records from 1860[1]

History

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  • Named for American Revolutionary war general and Secretary of War, Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806.

Parent County

Created 1 April 1860 from Lincoln and Waldo counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City
  • Rockland
Towns
  • Appleton 1829
  • Camden1791
  • Cushing 1789
  • Friendship 1807
  • Hope 1804
  • Isle au Haut 1847
  • North Haven 1846
  • Owls Head 1921
  • Rockport 1891
  • Saint George 1803
  • South Thomaston 1848
  • Thomaston 1777
  • Union 1786
  • Vinalhaven 1789
  • Warren 1776
  • Washington 1811
Plantation
  • Matinicus Isle
Unorganized territory
  • Criehaven
Communities
  • Camden
  • Thomaston
Villages
  • Hibberts Corner
  • Port Clyde

Neighboring Counties

Lincoln | Waldo

Resources

Cemeteries

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Main, Knox County Cemetery Records, (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Church

Court

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Knox County Probate Estate Files (FanilySearch Histoarical Records)

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Knox County Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

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