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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sagadahoc County'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Sagadahoc County'''  
  
Guide to '''Sagadahoc County Maine genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Sagadahoc County, Maine ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
{{MEDC}}  
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{{Click|Image:ME_ORP.png|Maine Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
 
| county = Sagadahoc County  
 
| county = Sagadahoc County  
 
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| state = Maine
 
| state = Maine
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| latd =  
 
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| founded year = 1854
 
| founded year = 1854
 
| founded date = March 14
 
| founded date = March 14
| seat = Bath  
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| seat = [[Bath, Maine|Bath]]
 
| building image =  
 
| building image =  
 
| building address = Sagadahoc County Courthouse<br>PO Box 246<br>Bath, ME 04530-0246<br>Phone: 207.443.8200 <br>[http://sagcounty.com/ '''Sagadahoc County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Sagadahoc County Courthouse<br>PO Box 246<br>Bath, ME 04530-0246<br>Phone: 207.443.8200 <br>[http://sagcounty.com/ '''Sagadahoc County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records. <br>Clerk District Court has divorce records.<br>Clerk Superior Court has court records.<br>Register of Probate has probate records from 1854. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1854. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sagadahoc County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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*''Town Clerks'' have birth, marriage and death records. <br>
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*''Clerk District Court'' has divorce records.<br>
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*''Clerk Superior Court'' has court records.<br>
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*'''1854''' - ''Register of Probate'' has probate records from 1854. <br>
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*'''1854''' - ''Register of Deeds'' has land records from 1854. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sagadahoc County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History ===
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=== History ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Parent County ====  
  
Created 14 March 1854 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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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'''1854''' - Created 14 March 1854 from [[Lincoln County, Maine Genealogy|Lincoln]] County. <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Record Loss ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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=== Places / Localities  ===
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
  
{{MESagadahocCoTownsMap}}  
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{{MESagadahocCoTownsMap}}'''Towns'''
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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*[[Arrowsic, Maine|Arrowsic]]
 
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*[[Bath, Maine|Bath]] (City)
'''City''' &nbsp; ▪ Bath  
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*[[Bowdoin, Maine|Bowdoin]]
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*[[Bowdoinham, Maine|Bowdoinham]]
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*[[Georgetown, Maine|Georgetown]]
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*[[Phippsburg, Maine|Phippsburg]]
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*[[Richmond, Maine|Richmond]]
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*[[Topsham, Maine|Topsham]]
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*[[West Bath, Maine|West Bath]]
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*[[Woolwich, Maine|Woolwich]]
  
'''Towns'''  
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'''Extinct Town&nbsp;'''  
  
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*[[Perkins, Maine|Perkins]]
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| valign="top" |
 
*[[Arrowsic, Maine|Arrowsic]]  
 
*Bowdoin
 
*Bowdoinham
 
  
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'''Unorganized Territory'''
*Georgetown
 
*Phippsburg
 
*Richmond
 
  
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*[[Perkins, Maine|Perkins Township]]. For further details see [[Maine townships]].
*Topsham
 
*West Bath
 
*Woolwich
 
  
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'''Communities'''
  
'''Unorganized territory''' &nbsp; ▪ Perkins Township. For further details see [[Maine townships]].
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*Richmond
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*Topsham
  
'''Communities''' &nbsp; ▪ Richmond &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; ▪ Topsham
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'''Village:'''  
  
'''Village''' &nbsp; ▪ Iceboro  
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*Iceboro
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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'''Neighboring Counties'''
  
[[Androscoggin County, Maine|Androscoggin ]]| [[Cumberland County, Maine|Cumberland ]]| [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec ]]| [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]]  
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*[[Androscoggin County, Maine Genealogy|Androscoggin]]  
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*[[Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy|Cumberland]]  
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*[[Kennebec County, Maine Genealogy|Kennebec]]  
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*[[Lincoln County, Maine Genealogy|Lincoln]]
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*'''1676-1918''' - {{RecordSearch|1985567|Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1780-1999''' - {{RecordSearch|2242146|Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=23&GScnty=1222&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|417222|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=23&CScnty=1222 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/sagadahoc/sag.html USGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Sagadahoc+Maine&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Maine&county=Sagadahoc&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/maine/sagadahoc.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/me/sagadahoc.htm ME Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Maine Cemeteries|Maine Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{ME Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*'''1718-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1877829|Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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*'''1837 - 1965''' - {{RecordSearch|2303027|Maine & Massachusetts Case Files of Deceased and Deserted Seamen 1837-1965}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{ME Land Intro}}
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*'''1718-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1877829|Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{ME History Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''1676  -1918''' - {{RecordSearch|1985567|Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1718 - 1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1877829|Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1835 - 1838''' - {{RecordSearch|1881491|Maine Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications 1835-1838}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== Civil War  =====
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Maine Infantry|3rd Regiment, Maine Infantry&nbsp;]], Company A
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'''''Online Records'''''
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*'''1962 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1881486|Maine, Civil War Enlistment Papers, 1862-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== World War I =====
  
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|1807269|Maine, World War I Draft Registration Index, 1917-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*'''1718-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1877829|Maine, State Archive Collections, 1718-1957}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1833 - 1868''' {{RecordSearch|2300674|Maine, Bath, Seamen's Proofs of Citizenship, 1833-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{ME Newspaper abstracts|Sagadahoc}}
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{ME Probate Intro|Sagadahoc}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1584–1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8994 Maine Wills and Probate Records 1584-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — images and index $
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{ME Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{ME Vital Intro}}
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*'''1670 - 1921''' - {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Topsham Maine Family History Center]]
 
*[[Topsham Maine Family History Center]]
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mesagada/index.htm The Sagadahoc County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mesagada/index.htm The Sagadahoc County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~megenweb// The MEGenWeb Project], an affiliate of [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/sagadahoc/sag.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Sagadahoc County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/sagadahoc/sag.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Sagadahoc County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/sagadahoc/sag.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Sagadahoc County (backup site)<br>  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/sagadahoc/sag.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Sagadahoc County (backup site)<br>  
*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Sagadahoc|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Sagadahoc County
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3AMaine%2C%20%2Bsubject%3ASagadahoc FamilySearch.org] FamilySearch Catalog for Sagadahoc County
  
 
=== References  ===
 
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Guide to Sagadahoc County, Maine ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Sagadahoc County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Sagadahoc County
Location in the state of Maine
Facts
Founded March 14, 1854
County Seat Bath
Courthouse
Address Sagadahoc County Courthouse
PO Box 246
Bath, ME 04530-0246
Phone: 207.443.8200
Sagadahoc County Website


County Courthouse

  • Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.
  • Clerk District Court has divorce records.
  • Clerk Superior Court has court records.
  • 1854 - Register of Probate has probate records from 1854.
  • 1854 - Register of Deeds has land records from 1854. [1]

History

Parent County

1854 - Created 14 March 1854 from Lincoln County. [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Towns

Extinct Town 

Unorganized Territory

Communities

  • Richmond
  • Topsham

Village:

  • Iceboro

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb Archives WorldCat Billion Graves
Tombstone Project
ME Interment
Billion Graves
See Maine Cemeteries for more information.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Maine denominations, view the Maine Church Records wiki page.

Court

Emigration and Immigration

Gazetteers

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Maine Land and Property for additional information about early Maine land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Maine Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy:

- 3rd Regiment, Maine Infantry , Company A

Online Records

World War I

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Finding More Maine Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sagadahoc County, Maine Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Maine tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

In Maine, vital records are kept by town clerks or selectmen. Although some towns have existed since the 1650s, most vital records date from about 1700. The vital statistics are often arranged by family. For more information, see the Wiki page for the town and the Wiki page, Maine Vital Records.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sagadahoc County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].