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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Piscataquis County'''
  
== [http://piscataquis.us/ County Courthouse] ==
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159 East Main Street<br> Dover-Foxcroft, Maine 04426  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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&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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 23 March 1838 from Penobscot and Somerset.
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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>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*a part was added to Aroostook 12 March 1844.
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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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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'''Towns'''
  
*'''Towns''': Abbot . Atkinson . Beaver Cove . Bowerbank . Brownville . Dover-Foxcroft . Greenville . Guilford . Medford . Milo . Monson . Parkman . Sangerville . Sebec . Shirley . Wellington . Willimantic
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*'''Plantations''': Kingsbury Plantation . Lake View Plantation
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*'''Unorganized territories''': Blanchard . Northeast Piscataquis . Northwest Piscataquis . Southeast Piscataquis
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*'''Communities''': Dover-Foxcroft . Greenville . Guilford . Milo
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*[[Abbot, Maine|Abbot]]
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*Atkinson  
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*Beaver Cove  
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*Bowerbank
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*Brownville
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*Dover-Foxcroft
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*Greenville
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*Guilford
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*Medford
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*Milo
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*Monson
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*Parkman
  
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook ]]| [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot ]]| [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]  
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*Sangerville
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*Sebec
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*Shirley
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*Wellington
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*Willimantic
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'''Plantations''' &nbsp; ▪ [[Kingsbury Plantation, Maine|Kingsbury Plantation]] &nbsp; ▪ [[Lake View Plantation, Maine|Lake View Plantation]].&nbsp;&nbsp; For further details see [[Maine plantations]].
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'''Unorganized territories.''' For further details see [[Maine townships]].
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*Blanchard
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*Northeast Piscataquis
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*Northwest Piscataquis
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*Southeast Piscataquis
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'''Communities''' &nbsp; ▪ Guilford &nbsp; ▪ Milo
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'''Extinct or unincorporated towns''' &nbsp; • Barnard &nbsp; • Blanchard &nbsp; • Elliotsville &nbsp; • Northeast Piscataquis &nbsp; • Northwest Piscataquis &nbsp; • Orneville &nbsp; • Southeast Piscataquis &nbsp; • Williamsburg &nbsp; • Wilson<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 111. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepiscat/ The Piscataquis County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mepiscat/ The Piscataquis County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/piscataquis/mepfiles.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Piscataquis County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/piscataquis/mepfiles.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Piscataquis County  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183185&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Piscataquis&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Piscataquis County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/piscataquis/mepfiles.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Piscataquis County (backup site)
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*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Piscataquis|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Piscataquis County
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

 Piscataquis County Courthouse
51 E. Main Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
Phone: 207.564.2161 

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.