Piscataquis County, Maine

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Piscataquis County'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Piscataquis County'''  
  
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| county = Piscataquis County
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| state = Maine
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| founded year = 1838
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| founded date = March 23
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| seat = Dover-Foxcroft
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| building address = Piscataquis County Courthouse<br>51 E. Main Street<br>Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426<br>Phone: 207.564.2161 <br>[http://www.piscataquis.us/ '''Piscataquis County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
&nbsp;[http://www.piscataquis.us/ Piscataquis County Courthouse]<br>51 E. Main Street<br>Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426<br>Phone: 207.564.2161&nbsp;<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.<br>Probate Court has probate records. <br>Register ofDeeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Piscataquis County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>&nbsp;<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.<br>Probate Court has probate records. <br>Register ofDeeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Piscataquis County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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Created 23 March 1838 from [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] and [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] 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 23 March 1838 from [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] and [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] 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>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*A part was added to A[[Aroostook County, Maine|roostook]] County 12 March 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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*A part was added to A[[Aroostook County, Maine|roostook]] County 12 March 1844. <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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]
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[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 01:35, 4 April 2013

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Online Records


Piscataquis County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Piscataquis County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maine
Location of Maine in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 23, 1838
County Seat Dover-Foxcroft
Courthouse
Address Piscataquis County Courthouse
51 E. Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Phone: 207.564.2161
Piscataquis County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 

Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register ofDeeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 23 March 1838 from Penobscot and Somerset counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • A part was added to Aroostook County 12 March 1844. [1]

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Towns

  • Abbot
  • Atkinson
  • Beaver Cove
  • Bowerbank
  • Brownville
  • Dover-Foxcroft
  • Greenville
  • Guilford
  • Medford
  • Milo
  • Monson
  • Parkman
  • Sangerville
  • Sebec
  • Shirley
  • Wellington
  • Willimantic

Plantations   ▪ Kingsbury Plantation   ▪ Lake View Plantation.   For further details see Maine plantations.

Unorganized territories. For further details see Maine townships.

  • Blanchard
  • Northeast Piscataquis
  • Northwest Piscataquis
  • Southeast Piscataquis

Communities   ▪ Guilford   ▪ Milo

Extinct or unincorporated towns   • Barnard   • Blanchard   • Elliotsville   • Northeast Piscataquis   • Northwest Piscataquis   • Orneville   • Southeast Piscataquis   • Williamsburg   • Wilson[2]

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Penobscot | Somerset

Resources

Cemeteries

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 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Piscataquis County, Maine page 305, 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), 111. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.