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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 25 June 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln ]]County. <ref name="HBG" />
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Created 25 June 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln ]]County. <ref name="HBG" />  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
*Two partitions:  
 
*Two partitions:  
**[[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] County 15 February 1816. <ref name="HBG" />
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**[[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] County 15 February 1816. <ref name="HBG" />  
 
**[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] County 7 February 1827. <ref name="HBG" />
 
**[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] County 7 February 1827. <ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places / Localities  ===
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
  
'''City''' &nbsp; • Ellsworth  
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'''Extinct town''' &nbsp; • Seaville<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 99. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
  
 
'''Unorganized territories.''' For further details see [[Maine townships]].  
 
'''Unorganized territories.''' For further details see [[Maine townships]].  
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'''Communities''' &nbsp; • Bar Harbor &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• Bucksport  
 
'''Communities''' &nbsp; • Bar Harbor &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• Bucksport  
  
'''Villages''' &nbsp; • Bass Harbor &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• Islesford &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• Minturn &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• Northeast Harbor  
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'''Villages''' &nbsp; • Bass Harbor &nbsp;• Islesford • Minturn &nbsp;• Northeast Harbor  
  
 
'''Indian Reservation''' &nbsp; • Penobscot Indian Island Reservation  
 
'''Indian Reservation''' &nbsp; • Penobscot Indian Island Reservation  
 
'''Extinct towns''' &nbsp; • Seaville<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 99. {{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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Revision as of 23:54, 26 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Hancock County

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

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Online Records


Hancock County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Hancock County
Location in the state of Maine
Facts
Founded June 25, 1789
County Seat Ellsworth
Courthouse
Address Hancock County Courthouse
50 State Street
Ellsworth, ME 04605
Phone. 207.667.9542
Hancock County Website


County Courthouse

Town clerks  have birth, marriage and death records. Clerk of the Superior Court  has divorce and court records. Probate office  has probate records. Register of Deeds  has land records. County Clerk  has marriage records 1789-1891. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 25 June 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities


City   • Ellsworth

Towns

  • Amherst
  • Aurora
  • Bar Harbor
  • Blue Hill
  • Brooklin
  • Brooksville
  • Bucksport
  • Castine
  • Cranberry Isles
  • Dedham
  • Deer Isle
  • Eastbrook
  • Franklin
  • Frenchboro
  • Gouldsboro
  • Great Pond
  • Hancock
  • Lamoine
  • Mariaville
  • Mount Desert
  • Orland
  • Osborn
  • Otis
  • Penobscot
  • Sedgwick
  • Sorrento
  • Southwest Harbor
  • Stonington
  • Sullivan
  • Surry
  • Swan's Island
  • Tremont
  • Trenton
  • Verona Island
  • Waltham
  • Winter Harbor

Extinct town   • Seaville[2]

Unorganized territories. For further details see Maine townships.

  • Central Hancock: Fletchers Landing
  • Eagle Island
  • East Hancock:
    • Township 3 North Division and Strip North
    • Township 4 North Division and Strip North (a.k.a. Oqiton Township)
    • Township 7 South Division
    • Township 9 South Division
    • Township 10 South Division
    • Township 16 Middle Division
    • Township 22 Middle Division
    • Township 28 Middle Division
    • Township 34 Middle Division
    • Township 35 Middle Division
    • Township 39 Middle Division
    • Township 40 Middle Division
    • Township 41 Middle Division
  • Northwest Hancock: Township 32 Middle Division

Communities   • Bar Harbor         • Bucksport

Villages   • Bass Harbor  • Islesford • Minturn  • Northeast Harbor

Indian Reservation   • Penobscot Indian Island Reservation

Neighboring Counties

Knox | Penobscot | Waldo | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Libraries, Archives, Museums

Abbe Museum
"Inspiring New Learning About the Wabanaki Nations with Every Visit"

Two Locations:
26 Mount Desert Street
Bar Harbor, Maine 04609

Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring
Acadia National Park

(207) 288-3519
info@abbemuseum.org

Family history Centers

Societies - Genealogical, Historical, Lineage

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, 181, and 304. 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), 99. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
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