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== [http://knoxcounty.midcoast.com/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
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== History  ==
 
== 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.
 
*Named for American Revolutionary war general and Secretary of War, Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806.
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 1 April 1860 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] and [[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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 1 April 1860 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] and [[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Rockland Maine Family History Center]]
 
*[[Rockland Maine Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/knox/meknox.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Knox County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/knox/meknox.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Knox County (backup site)  
 
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Knox|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Knox County
 
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Knox|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Knox County
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Maine,_Knox_County_Cemetery_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Maine, Knox County Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:44, 27 October 2011

Template:Maine-stubUnited States > Maine > Knox County
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County Courthouse

62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

History

Henry Knox.JPG
  • 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

Church

Court

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].