Androscoggin County, Maine Genealogy

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County Courthouse

2 Turner Avenue
Auburn, ME 04210

History

Parent County

Created 18 March 1854 from parts of Cumberland, Oxford, Kennebec and Lincoln counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Auburn
  • Lewiston
Towns
  • Durham
  • Greene
  • Leeds
  • Lisbon
  • Livermore Falls
  • Livermore
  • Mechanic Falls
  • Minot
  • Poland
  • Sabattus
  • Turner
  • Wales
Communities
  • Lisbon Falls
  • Livermore Falls
  • Mechanic Falls

Neighboring Counties

Cumberland | Franklin | Kennebec | Oxford | Sagadahoc

Resources

Cemeteries

Chenery Cemetery

Family cemetery is located right on the highway - Route 4 in Livermore across from the town Offices

Hathaway Cemetery

Traveling south on State Route 4 in North Livermore, Take a right at the blinking light at the corner of Route 4 and the Crash Road. Take the next left on Hathaway Hill Rd. and find the Cemetery at the top of the Hill on the left edge of the road. All stones are down and in very bad condition and some unmarked graves

Hinkley Cemetery

From Route 4 in Jay by McDonalds, take #4 South about a 1/2 mile. Go right, cross the bridge over the river. The road swings right. Take the next left, crossing the RR tracks and up the hill. (This is the Crash Road) Drive to nearly the end of the Crash Road. The town office is on the right. Back up the Crash Road about 1/4 mile. This cemetery is located just off the road behind a green house with a porch on the right. Some broken stones. Many stones down. A lot of moss on stones making them difficult to read. Old vault door read A. HINKLEY 1860

Twin Bridges Cemetery

Cemetery on State Route 108 West of The Twin Bridges
Several Graves with no Stones. In Good Condition

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Maine Newspaper Archive. Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ (GenealogyBank $) Twenty-two early Maine 18th and 19th century newspapers, 1785-1898 online. Indexes (free); digital images ($). These newspapers are from Augusta, Bangor, Belfast, Brunswick, Castine, Eastport, Falmouth, Hallowell, Kennebunk, Portland, Saco and Wiscasset.


Tip: early Maine newspapers routinely reported on news, obituaries, births, marriages etc. from around the state. Be sure to search the indexes for all Maine newspapers to find your target ancestor.


Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
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