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

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Piscataquis County, Maine
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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 of the Superior Court  has divorce and court records. Probate Court  has probate records. Register of Deeds  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

MainePiscataquis CountyPenobscot CountySomerset CountyAroostook CountyTownship 10 R15Township 10 R14Township 10 R13Township 10 R12Township 10 R11Township 10 R10Township 10 R9Township 9 R15Township 9 R14Township 9 R13Township 9 R12Township 9 R11Township 9 R10Township 9 R9Township 8 R15Township 8 R14Eagle Lake TownshipSoper Mountain TownshipTownship 8 R11Township 8 R10Township 8 R9Township 7 R15Township 7 R14Township 7 R13Township 7 R12Township 7 R11Township 7 R10Township 7 R9Township 6 R15Township 6 R14Township 6 R13Township 6 R12Township 6 R11Township 6 R10Trout Brook TownshipTownship 5 R15Township 5 R14Chesuncook TownshipTownship 5 R12Township 5 R11Nesourdnahunk TownshipTownship 5 R9Township 4 R15Township 4 R14Township 4 R13 (once part of Chesuncook)Township 4 R12Township 4 R11Township 4 R10Township 4 R9Northeast Carry TownshipLobster TownshipTownship 3 R13Township 3 R12Township 3 R11Township 3 R10Mount Katahdin TownshipKineo TownshipDays Academy Grant TownshipEast Middlesex Canal Grant TownshipTownship X R14Township 2 R13Township 2 R12Rainbow TownshipTownship 2 R10Township 2 R9 WELSSpencer Bay TownshipTownship 1 R13Township 1 R12Township 1 R11Township 1 R10Ambejejus Lake TownshipLily Bay TownshipFrenchtown TownshipShawtown TownshipTownship A R11Township A R10Big Moose TownshipHarford's Point TownshipCove Point TownshipBeaver CoveMoosehead Junction TownshipCove Point TownshipGreenvilleBowdoin College Grant West TownshipBowdoin College Grant East TownshipTownship B R11Township B R10ShirleyElliottsville TownshipTownship 7 R9Katahdin Iron Works TownshipEbeemee TownshipTownship 4 R9Blanchard TownshipMonsonWillimanticBowerbankBarnard TownshipWilliamsburg TownshipBrownvilleLake View PlantationKingsbury PlantationAbbotGuilfordDover-FoxcroftWellingtonParkmanSangervilleSebecAtkinsonMiloOrneville TownshipMedfordTownship 11 R17Township 11 R16Township 11 R15Township 11 R14Township 11 R13Township 11 R12Township 11 R11Township 11 R10Township 11 R9Township 11 R8Township 11 R7Township 10 R8Township 10 R7Township 9 R8Township 9 R7Township 8 R8Township 8 R7Township 7 R8Township 7 R7Township 6 R8Township 6 R7Township 5 R8Township 5 R7Township 4 R8Township 4 R7Township 3 R8Township 3 R7Township 2 R8 WELSSoldiertown TownshipTownship 1 R8Grindstone TownshipTownship 4 Indian PurchaseTownship 3 Indian PurchaseMillinocketVeazie GoreLong A TownshipHopkins Academy GrantTownship 3 R9Township 2 R9 NWPSeboeis PlantationTownship 2 R8 NWPMaxfieldHowlandLagrangeEdinburgArgyle TownshipAltonBradfordHudsonCharlestonCorinthGarlandExeterDexterCorinnaCambridgeRipleySaint AlbansHarmonyAthensSolonEmbdenBrighton PlantationBinghamConcord TownshipPleasant Ridge PlantationMoscowMayfield TownshipBald Mountain TownshipCaratunkEast Moxie TownshipThe Forks PlantationMoxie GoreSquaretown TownshipWest ForksIndian Stream TownshipChase Stream TownshipMisery TownshipSaplin TownshipMisery GoreSandbar TractSandwich Academy GrantTaunton and Rayham Academy GrantRockwood StripBrassua TownshipTomhegan TownshipSoldiertown TownshipWest Middlesex Canal GrantBig W TownshipLittle W TownshipPittston TownshipPlymouth TownshipSeeboomook TownshipTownship 4 R17Elm Stream TownshipTownship 5 R17Russell Pond TownshipTownship 6 R17Saint John TownshipTownship 7 R17Township 7 R16Township 8 R17Township 8 R16Township 9 R17Township 9 R16Big Ten TownshipTownship 10 R16
Modern town borders in Piscataquis County, Maine. Towns with records are named in black. Unincorporated green places usually lack records.

Towns

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
    • Twp 6 R8 NWP (Williamsburg)
    • Barnard Township
    • Township 4 R9 NWP
    • Twp 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
    • Twp 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
    • Twp 2 R11 WELS (Rainbow)
    • Township 2 R12 WELS
    • Twp 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
    • Twp 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)
    • Twp 1 R14 WELS (Spencer Bay)
    • Days Academy Grant Township
    • Kineo Island Township
    • Township 2 R13 WELS
    • Township X R14 WELS
    • East Middlesex Canal Grant Twp
    • 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
    • Twp 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
    • Twp 8 R12 WELS (Soper Mtn.)
    • Twp 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 Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

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), 181, and 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.

 

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