York County, Maine Genealogy

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== [http://www.yorkcountyme.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://www.yorkcountyme.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
  
P.O. Box 399<br>Alfred, Maine 04002-9494
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[http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ York County Courthouse]; <br>45 Kennebank Road; <br>Alfred, ME 04002<br> Phone: 207.324.1571 <br>
  
 
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Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records; <br>Register of Probate has death and probate records from 1637; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1636<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), York County, Maine page 305, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
York(shire) County; 45 Kennebank Rd; Alfred, ME 04002; Ph. 207.324.1571 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m, d &amp; bur rec; Clk Cts has div &amp; ct rec; Reg of Pro has d &amp; pro rec from 1637; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1636) Towns Organized Before 1800: Berwick 1713, Biddeford 1718, Cornish 1794, Hollis 1798, Kennebunkport 1653, Kittery 1652, Lebanon 1767, Limington 1792, Lyman 1778 Newfield 1794, Parsonfield 1785, Saco 1762, Sanford 1768, Shapleigh 1785, Waterboro 1787, Wells 1653, York 1652
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 18:12, 18 July 2012

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County Courthouse

 

York County Courthouse;
45 Kennebank Road;
Alfred, ME 04002
Phone: 207.324.1571

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

Populated Places

Cities
  • Biddeford
  • Saco
Towns
  • Acton
  • Alfred
  • Arundel
  • Berwick
  • Buxton
  • Cornish
  • Dayton
  • Eliot
  • Hollis
  • Kennebunk
  • Kennebunkport
  • Kittery
  • Lebanon
  • Limerick
  • Limington
  • Lyman
  • Newfield
  • North Berwick
  • Ogunquit
  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Parsonsfield
  • Sanford
  • Shapleigh
  • South Berwick
  • Waterboro
  • Wells
  • York
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

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1904 Transcription - only Kennebunkport

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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.

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), York County, Maine page 305, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.