York County, Maine Genealogy

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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 25 Jun 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <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;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>  
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Created 25 Jun 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <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;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  ====
 
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*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <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;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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*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <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;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>
  
 
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
====Biography====
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*{{FHL|267700|item|disp=Biographical review : this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of York County, Maine}}
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==== Biography ====
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*{{FHL|267700|item|disp=Biographical review : this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of York County, Maine}}  
 
*{{FHL|267716|item|disp=History of York County, Maine : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers}}
 
*{{FHL|267716|item|disp=History of York County, Maine : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers}}
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
*{{FHL|338233|item|disp=Inscriptions from some homestead cemeteries and other burial places in Strafford County in and around Dover, N.H., and a few from the adjoining county of York, Me}}
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*{{FHL|755056|item|item|disp=Maine cemetery inscriptions, York County}}
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*{{FHL|338233|item|disp=Inscriptions from some homestead cemeteries and other burial places in Strafford County in and around Dover, N.H., and a few from the adjoining county of York, Me}}  
*{{FHL|203985|item|disp=York County cemeteries}}
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*{{FHL|755056|item|item|disp=Maine cemetery inscriptions, York County}}  
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*{{FHL|203985|item|disp=York County cemeteries}}  
 
*{{FHL|146526|item|disp=York County graveyards}}
 
*{{FHL|146526|item|disp=York County graveyards}}
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
*{{FHL|688636|item|disp=Index to the York County, Maine 1860 census}}
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*{{FHL|611716|item|disp=York County, Maine, mortality schedules, U.S. census 1850, 1860, 1870}}
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*{{FHL|688636|item|disp=Index to the York County, Maine 1860 census}}  
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*{{FHL|611716|item|disp=York County, Maine, mortality schedules, U.S. census 1850, 1860, 1870}}  
 
*1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport
 
*1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
*{{FHL|75558|item|disp=Copy of record of persons baptized, marriages solemnized, and funerals attended by the late Isaac Lord, Jr., of the Maine conference Methodist Episcopal Chirch [i.e. Church] from 1827 to 1884; also data regarding the Lord and Curtis families [1778-1924]}}
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*{{FHL|75558|item|disp=Copy of record of persons baptized, marriages solemnized, and funerals attended by the late Isaac Lord, Jr., of the Maine conference Methodist Episcopal Chirch [i.e. Church] from 1827 to 1884; also data regarding the Lord and Curtis families [1778-1924]}}  
 
*{{FHL|142055|item|disp=Marriages (1784-1831) in Hollis, Lyman, Kennebunkport and adjoining towns of York County, Me.}}
 
*{{FHL|142055|item|disp=Marriages (1784-1831) in Hollis, Lyman, Kennebunkport and adjoining towns of York County, Me.}}
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
*{{FHL|1923498|item|disp=Maine, York County, Court of Common Pleas, 1695-1800}}
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*{{FHL|1911177|item|disp=Maine, York County, record of the courts, 1636-1852}}
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*{{FHL|1923498|item|disp=Maine, York County, Court of Common Pleas, 1695-1800}}  
*{{FHL|1916005|item|disp=Maine, York County, Supreme Judical Court records, 1798-1929}}
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*{{FHL|1911177|item|disp=Maine, York County, record of the courts, 1636-1852}}  
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*{{FHL|1916005|item|disp=Maine, York County, Supreme Judical Court records, 1798-1929}}  
 
*{{FHL|1918461|item|disp=Maine, York County, Supreme Judical Court, equity records, 1913-1918}}
 
*{{FHL|1918461|item|disp=Maine, York County, Supreme Judical Court, equity records, 1913-1918}}
====Peroidicals====
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*{{FHL|506617|item|disp=York County Genealogical Society journal}}
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==== Peroidicals ====
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*{{FHL|506617|item|disp=York County Genealogical Society journal}}  
 
*{{FHL|552804|item|disp=York County Genealogical Society newsletter}}
 
*{{FHL|552804|item|disp=York County Genealogical Society newsletter}}
====Genealogy====
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*{{FHL|484960|item|disp=Joseph Carlile of York, Maine (York and Lincoln County descendants) and the antiquity of the Carlyle name}}
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==== Genealogy ====
*{{FHL|157726|item|disp=Piscataqua Pioneers : Register of members and ancestors, 1623-1775}}
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*{{FHL|2109003|item|disp=Piscataqua pioneers, 1623-1775 : register of members and ancestors 1905 - 1981}}
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*{{FHL|484960|item|disp=Joseph Carlile of York, Maine (York and Lincoln County descendants) and the antiquity of the Carlyle name}}  
*{{FHL|270888|item|disp=A report of the proceedings at the celebration of the first centennial anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Buxton, Maine, held at Buxton, Aug. 14, 1872 : being a full account of the exercises of the day}}
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*{{FHL|157726|item|disp=Piscataqua Pioneers : Register of members and ancestors, 1623-1775}}  
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*{{FHL|2109003|item|disp=Piscataqua pioneers, 1623-1775 : register of members and ancestors 1905 - 1981}}  
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*{{FHL|270888|item|disp=A report of the proceedings at the celebration of the first centennial anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Buxton, Maine, held at Buxton, Aug. 14, 1872 : being a full account of the exercises of the day}}  
 
*{{FHL|143849|item|disp-York County genealogies}}
 
*{{FHL|143849|item|disp-York County genealogies}}
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
*{{FHL|570219|item|disp=Among the Isles of Shoals}}
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*{{FHL|84017|item|disp=The Isles of Shoals : an historic sketch}}
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*{{FHL|570219|item|disp=Among the Isles of Shoals}}  
*{{FHL|2106021|item|disp=Ten miles out : guide book to the Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth, New Hampshire}}
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*{{FHL|84017|item|disp=The Isles of Shoals : an historic sketch}}  
*{{FHL|2041006|item|disp=History of the grange in York County : comprising a history of each subordinate grange : a history of York Pomona Grange from its organization to 1921 with sketches of the Pomona masters}}
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*{{FHL|2106021|item|disp=Ten miles out : guide book to the Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth, New Hampshire}}  
*{{FHL|2110586|disp=The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery : stagecoach and tavern days on the Old Post Road}}
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*{{FHL|2041006|item|disp=History of the grange in York County : comprising a history of each subordinate grange : a history of York Pomona Grange from its organization to 1921 with sketches of the Pomona masters}}  
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*{{FHL|2110586|disp=The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery : stagecoach and tavern days on the Old Post Road}}  
 
*{{FHL|2111791item|disp=Maine place names : and the peopling of it's towns : York}}
 
*{{FHL|2111791item|disp=Maine place names : and the peopling of it's towns : York}}
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
*{{FHL|1273684|item|disp=York County, Maine land ownership map, 1856}}
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*{{FHL|91374|item|disp=Abstracts from the unpublished deeds of York County, Maine, volumes 19-39, 1733-1800}}
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*{{FHL|1273684|item|disp=York County, Maine land ownership map, 1856}}  
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*{{FHL|91374|item|disp=Abstracts from the unpublished deeds of York County, Maine, volumes 19-39, 1733-1800}}  
 
*{{FHL|123968|item|disp=Deeds, 1642-1904; index to deeds, 1647-1905}}
 
*{{FHL|123968|item|disp=Deeds, 1642-1904; index to deeds, 1647-1905}}
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*{{FHL|1273684|item|disp=York County, Maine land ownership map, 1856}}
 
*{{FHL|1273684|item|disp=York County, Maine land ownership map, 1856}}
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==== Military Records  ====
 
==== Military Records  ====
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*{{FHL|639847|item|disp=Capt. Johnson Moulton's Company, the first to leave the District of Maine in the Revolution}}
 
*{{FHL|639847|item|disp=Capt. Johnson Moulton's Company, the first to leave the District of Maine in the Revolution}}
====Geographical====
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==== Geographical ====
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*{{FHL|2111791|item|disp=Maine place names : and the peopling of it's towns : York}}
 
*{{FHL|2111791|item|disp=Maine place names : and the peopling of it's towns : York}}
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=64&ci=23471 Portsmouth,NH newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=64&ci=23471 Portsmouth,NH newspapers] from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*{{FHL|1320773|item|disp=Naturalization records (York County, Maine), 1904-1955}}
 
*{{FHL|1320773|item|disp=Naturalization records (York County, Maine), 1904-1955}}
====Obituaries - Indexes====
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==== Obituaries - Indexes ====
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*{{{FHL|330368|item|disp=Index to death notices, Jenks's Portland Gazette, 1798-1806}}
 
*{{{FHL|330368|item|disp=Index to death notices, Jenks's Portland Gazette, 1798-1806}}
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
*{{FHL|1043918|item|disp=Estate files, ca. 1690-1917}}
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*{{FHL|1117264|item|disp=Probate bonds, 1843-1868}}
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*{{FHL|1043918|item|disp=Estate files, ca. 1690-1917}}  
*{{FHL|289989|item|disp=Probate records, 1687-1938; index to probate records, 1687-1900}}
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*{{FHL|1117264|item|disp=Probate bonds, 1843-1868}}  
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*{{FHL|289989|item|disp=Probate records, 1687-1938; index to probate records, 1687-1900}}  
 
*{{FHL|685301|item|York County, Maine, will abstracts, 1801-1858}}
 
*{{FHL|685301|item|York County, Maine, will abstracts, 1801-1858}}
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
*{{FHL|955969|item|disp=Maine, 1743-1891 Indexes}}
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*{{FHL|613425|item|disp=Baptismal, marriage and funeral records of Rev. Albert Cole (1818-1881) of Cornish, Maine}}
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*{{FHL|955969|item|disp=Maine, 1743-1891 Indexes}}  
*{{FHL|640048|item|disp=Marriage returns of York County, Maine : prior to 1892}}
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*{{FHL|613425|item|disp=Baptismal, marriage and funeral records of Rev. Albert Cole (1818-1881) of Cornish, Maine}}  
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*{{FHL|640048|item|disp=Marriage returns of York County, Maine : prior to 1892}}  
 
*{{FHL|559567|item|disp=York County, Maine, marriage returns, 1771-1794}}
 
*{{FHL|559567|item|disp=York County, Maine, marriage returns, 1771-1794}}
  
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==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====

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United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png York County

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

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York County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting York County
Location in the state of Maine
Facts
Founded June 25, 1789
County Seat Alfred
Courthouse
Address York County Courthouse
45 Kennebank Road;
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207.324.1571
York County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Clerk Court has divorce and court records.
Register of Probate has death and probate records from 1637.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1636. [1]

History

  • History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (1880) By W. Woodford Clayton.  ebook at Internet Archive

Parent County

Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

MaineNew HampshireYork CountyOxford CountyCumberland CountyRockingham CountyStrafford CountyCarroll CountyParsonsfieldCornishLimingtonNewfieldLimerickActonShapleighWaterboroHollisBuxtonLebanonSanfordAlfredLymanDaytonSacoOld Orchard BeachBiddefordArundelKennebunkportKennebunkWellsOgunquitYorkIsles of Shoals (part of Kittery and Rye)KitteryEliotSouth BerwickNorth BerwickBerwickBrownfieldPorterHiramBaldwinSebagoRaymondFrye IslandStandishGorhamWindhamGrayNorth YarmouthCumberlandFalmouthWestbrookPortlandSouth PortlandScarboroughCape ElizabethFremontBrentwoodExeterNorth HamptonRyeNew CastlePortsmouthGreenlandNewingtonStrathamNewfieldsNewmarketEppingRaymondNottinghamNorthwoodLeeDurhamMadburyDoverRollinsfordSomersworthBarringtonStraffordRochesterFarmingtonMiltonMiddletonNew DurhamBrookfieldWakefieldWolfeboroOssipeeEffinghamFreedomEatonMadison
Modern town borders in York County, Maine.

Towns

Extinct Town:  Isles of Shoals

Communities

  • Berwick
  • Cape Neddick
  • Kennebunk
  • Kennebunkport
  • Kittery
  • Kittery Point
  • Lake Arrowhead
  • North Berwick
  • Sanford
  • South Eliot
  • South Sanford
  • Springvale
  • West Kennebunk
  • York Harbor

Villages

  • Bald Head
  • Cape Porpoise
  • York Cliffs

Neighboring Counties

Maine:  Cumberland | Oxford | New Hampshire:  Carroll | Rockingham | Strafford

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Peroidicals

Genealogy

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Geographical

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Portsmouth,NH newspapers from the early 1900's covering local news that included residents from York County communities.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Obituaries - Indexes

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records


Gazetteers

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), York County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.