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Knox County; 62 Union St, PO Box 885; Rockland, ME 04841-0885; Ph. 207.594.9379 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m &amp; d rec; Clk Sup Ct has div &amp; ct rec; Pro Ct has pro rec from 1860; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1860) Towns Organized Before 1800: Camden 1791, Cushin 1789, Thomaston 1777, Union 1786, Vinalhaven 1789, Warren 1776 members.aol.com/vsena/knox/KnoxGenWeb.html
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:57, 18 July 2012

United States > Maine > Knox County
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County Courthouse

62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841


Knox County; 62 Union St, PO Box 885; Rockland, ME 04841-0885; Ph. 207.594.9379 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m & d rec; Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec; Pro Ct has pro rec from 1860; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1860) Towns Organized Before 1800: Camden 1791, Cushin 1789, Thomaston 1777, Union 1786, Vinalhaven 1789, Warren 1776 members.aol.com/vsena/knox/KnoxGenWeb.html

History

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  • Named for American Revolutionary war general and Secretary of War, Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806.

Parent County

Created 1 April 1860 from Lincoln and Waldo counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City
  • Rockland
Towns
  • Appleton 1829
  • Camden1791
  • Cushing 1789
  • Friendship 1807
  • Hope 1804
  • Isle au Haut 1847
  • North Haven 1846
  • Owls Head 1921
  • Rockport 1891
  • Saint George 1803
  • South Thomaston 1848
  • Thomaston 1777
  • Union 1786
  • Vinalhaven 1789
  • Warren 1776
  • Washington 1811
Plantation
  • Matinicus Isle
Unorganized territory
  • Criehaven
Communities
  • Camden
  • Thomaston
Villages
  • Hibberts Corner
  • Port Clyde

Neighboring Counties

Lincoln | Waldo

Resources

Cemeteries

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Main, Knox County Cemetery Records, (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Church

Court

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Knox County Probate Estate Files (FanilySearch Histoarical Records)

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Knox County Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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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