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Guide to '''Piscataquis County Maine genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Piscataquis County Maine genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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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'''] }}  
 
| 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  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
<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>  
 
<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  ==
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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;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;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;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;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  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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=== Places / Localities  ===
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
  
 
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'''Towns'''  
  
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'''Extinct or unincorporated towns''' &nbsp; • Barnard &nbsp; • Blanchard &nbsp; • Elliotsville &nbsp; • Orneville &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>
  
 
'''Plantations''' &nbsp; ▪ [[Kingsbury Plantation, Maine|Kingsbury Plantation]] &nbsp; ▪ [[Lake View Plantation, Maine|Lake View Plantation]].&nbsp;&nbsp; For further details see [[Maine plantations]].  
 
'''Plantations''' &nbsp; ▪ [[Kingsbury Plantation, Maine|Kingsbury Plantation]] &nbsp; ▪ [[Lake View Plantation, Maine|Lake View Plantation]].&nbsp;&nbsp; For further details see [[Maine plantations]].  
  
'''Unorganized territories.''' For further details see [[Maine townships]].  
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'''Unorganized territories.''' For further details see [[Maine townships]]. NWP=North of Waldo Patent; WELS=West of the Easterly Line of the State.  
  
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*Blanchard  
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*'''Blanchard'''
*Northeast Piscataquis
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*'''Northeast Piscataquis'''
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**Township 6 R8 NWP (Williamsburg)
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**Barnard Township
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**Township 4 R9 NWP
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**Township 5 R9 NWP (Ebeemee)
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**Township 6 R9 NWP (Katahdin Iron Works)
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**Township 7 R9 NWP
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**Elliottsville Township
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**Township B R10 WELS
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**Township B R11 WELS
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**Township 7 R10 NWP (Bowdoin College East )
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**Township 8 R10 NWP (Bowdoin College West )
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**Township A R10 WELS
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**Township A R11 WELS
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**Township A R12 WELS (Shawtown)
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**Township A R13 WELS (Frenchtown or Kakadjo)
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**Township 1 R9 WELS (Ambejejus Lake)
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**Township 1 R10 WELS
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**Township 1 R11 WELS
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**Township 1 R12 WELS
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**Township 1 R13 WELS
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**Township 2 R9 WELS
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**Township 2 R10 WELS
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**Township 2 R11 WELS (Rainbow)
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**Township 2 R12 WELS
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**Township 3 R9 WELS (Mt. Katahdin)
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**Township 3 R10 WELS
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**Township 3 R11 WELS
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**Township 4 R9 WELS
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**Township 4 R10 WELS
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**Township 4 R11 WELS
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**Township 5 R9 WELS
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**Township 5 R10 WELS (Nesourdnahunk)
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**Township 5 R11 WELS
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**Township 6 R9 WELS (Trout Brook)
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**Township 6 R10 WELS
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**Township 6 R11 WELS
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**Township 7 R9 WELS
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**Township 7 R10 WELS
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**Township 7 R11 WELS
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**Township 8 R9 WELS
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**Township 8 R10 WELS
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**Township 8 R11 WELS
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**Township 9 R9 WELS
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**Township 9 R10 WELS
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**Township 9 R11 WELS
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**Township 10 R9 WELS
  
 
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*Northwest Piscataquis
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**Township 10 R10 WELS
 
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**Township 10 R11 WELS
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**Township 10 R12 WELS
*Southeast Piscataquis
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*'''Northwest Piscataquis'''
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**Cove Point Township
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**Moosehead Junction Township
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**Harford's Point Township
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**Big Moose Township
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**Township A R14 WELS (Lily Bay)
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**Township 1 R14 WELS (Spencer Bay)
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**Days Academy Grant Township
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**Kineo Island Township
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**Township 2 R13 WELS
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**Township X R14 WELS
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**East Middlesex Canal Grant Township
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**Township 3 R12 WELS
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**Township 3 R13 WELS
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**Township 3 R14 WELS (Lobster)
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**Township 3 R15 WELS (Northeast Carry or Burbank)
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**Township 4 R12 WELS
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**Township 4 R13 WELS
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**Township 4 R14 WELS
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**Township 4 R15 WELS
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**Township 5 R12 WELS
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**Township 5 R13 WELS (Chesuncook)
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**Township 5 R14 WELS
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**Township 5 R15 WELS
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**Township 6 R12 WELS
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**Township 6 R13 WELS
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**Township 6 R14 WELS
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**Township 6 R15 WELS
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**Township 7 R12 WELS
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**Township 7 R13 WELS
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**Township 7 R14 WELS
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**Township R15 WELS
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**Township 8 R12 WELS (Soper Mountain)
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**Township 8 R13 WELS (Eagle Lake)
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**Township 8 R14 WELS
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**Township 8 R15 WELS
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**Township 9 R12 WELS
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**Township 9 R13 WELS
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**Township 9 R14 WELS
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**Township 9 R15 WELS
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**Township 10 R13 WELS
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**Township 10 R14 WELS
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**Township 10 R15 WELS
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*'''Southeast Piscataquis'''
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**Orneville Township
  
 
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'''Communities''' &nbsp; ▪ Guilford &nbsp; ▪ Milo  
 
'''Communities''' &nbsp; ▪ Guilford &nbsp; ▪ Milo  
 
'''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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United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Piscataquis County

Guide to Piscataquis County Maine genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Maine
Online Records
Piscataquis County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Piscataquis County
Location in the state of Maine
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

Extinct or unincorporated towns   • Barnard   • Blanchard   • Elliotsville   • Orneville   • Williamsburg   • Wilson[2]

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

Unorganized territories. For further details see Maine townships. NWP=North of Waldo Patent; WELS=West of the Easterly Line of the State.

  • Blanchard
  • Northeast Piscataquis
    • Township 6 R8 NWP (Williamsburg)
    • Barnard Township
    • Township 4 R9 NWP
    • Township 5 R9 NWP (Ebeemee)
    • Township 6 R9 NWP (Katahdin Iron Works)
    • Township 7 R9 NWP
    • Elliottsville Township
    • Township B R10 WELS
    • Township B R11 WELS
    • Township 7 R10 NWP (Bowdoin College East )
    • Township 8 R10 NWP (Bowdoin College West )
    • Township A R10 WELS
    • Township A R11 WELS
    • Township A R12 WELS (Shawtown)
    • Township A R13 WELS (Frenchtown or Kakadjo)
    • Township 1 R9 WELS (Ambejejus Lake)
    • Township 1 R10 WELS
    • Township 1 R11 WELS
    • Township 1 R12 WELS
    • Township 1 R13 WELS
    • Township 2 R9 WELS
    • Township 2 R10 WELS
    • Township 2 R11 WELS (Rainbow)
    • Township 2 R12 WELS
    • Township 3 R9 WELS (Mt. Katahdin)
    • Township 3 R10 WELS
    • Township 3 R11 WELS
    • Township 4 R9 WELS
    • Township 4 R10 WELS
    • Township 4 R11 WELS
    • Township 5 R9 WELS
    • Township 5 R10 WELS (Nesourdnahunk)
    • Township 5 R11 WELS
    • Township 6 R9 WELS (Trout Brook)
    • Township 6 R10 WELS
    • Township 6 R11 WELS
    • Township 7 R9 WELS
    • Township 7 R10 WELS
    • Township 7 R11 WELS
    • Township 8 R9 WELS
    • Township 8 R10 WELS
    • Township 8 R11 WELS
    • Township 9 R9 WELS
    • Township 9 R10 WELS
    • Township 9 R11 WELS
    • Township 10 R9 WELS
    • Township 10 R10 WELS
    • Township 10 R11 WELS
    • Township 10 R12 WELS
  • Northwest Piscataquis
    • Cove Point Township
    • Moosehead Junction Township
    • Harford's Point Township
    • Big Moose Township
    • Township A R14 WELS (Lily Bay)
    • Township 1 R14 WELS (Spencer Bay)
    • Days Academy Grant Township
    • Kineo Island Township
    • Township 2 R13 WELS
    • Township X R14 WELS
    • East Middlesex Canal Grant Township
    • Township 3 R12 WELS
    • Township 3 R13 WELS
    • Township 3 R14 WELS (Lobster)
    • Township 3 R15 WELS (Northeast Carry or Burbank)
    • Township 4 R12 WELS
    • Township 4 R13 WELS
    • Township 4 R14 WELS
    • Township 4 R15 WELS
    • Township 5 R12 WELS
    • Township 5 R13 WELS (Chesuncook)
    • Township 5 R14 WELS
    • Township 5 R15 WELS
    • Township 6 R12 WELS
    • Township 6 R13 WELS
    • Township 6 R14 WELS
    • Township 6 R15 WELS
    • Township 7 R12 WELS
    • Township 7 R13 WELS
    • Township 7 R14 WELS
    • Township R15 WELS
    • Township 8 R12 WELS (Soper Mountain)
    • Township 8 R13 WELS (Eagle Lake)
    • Township 8 R14 WELS
    • Township 8 R15 WELS
    • Township 9 R12 WELS
    • Township 9 R13 WELS
    • Township 9 R14 WELS
    • Township 9 R15 WELS
    • Township 10 R13 WELS
    • Township 10 R14 WELS
    • Township 10 R15 WELS
  • Southeast Piscataquis
    • Orneville Township

Communities   ▪ Guilford   ▪ Milo

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.