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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://www.somersetcounty-me.org/ Somerset County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Skowhegan, ME 04976<br>Phone: 207.474.9861<br><br>Clerk Courts has some marriage records from <br>1800’s and proabte records from 1809. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Somerset 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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[http://www.somersetcounty-me.org/ Somerset County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Skowhegan, ME 04976<br>Phone: 207.474.9861<br><br>Clerk Courts has some marriage records from 1800’s and proabte records from 1809. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Somerset County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===

Revision as of 03:41, 15 February 2013

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County Courthouse

Somerset County Courthouse
Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Phone: 207.474.9861

Clerk Courts has some marriage records from 1800’s and proabte records from 1809. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 1 March 1809 from Kennebec County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

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]]Towns

  • Anson
  • Athens
  • Bingham
  • Cambridge
  • Canaan
  • Caratunk
  • Cornville
  • Detroit
  • Embden
  • Fairfield
  • Harmony
  • Hartland
  • Jackman
  • Madison
  • Mercer
  • Moose River
  • Moscow
  • New Portland
  • Norridgewock
  • Palmyra
  • Pittsfield
  • Ripley
  • Saint Albans
  • Skowhegan
  • Smithfield
  • Solon
  • Starks
Plantations
  • Brighton
  • Dennistown
  • Highland
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • The Forks
  • West Forks
Unorganized territories
  • Central Somerset
  • Seboomook Lake
  • Northeast Somerset
  • Northwest Somerset
Communities
  • Anson
  • Bingham
  • Fairfield
  • Hartland
  • Madison
  • Norridgewock
  • Pittsfield
  • Skowhegan
Villages
  • Flagstaff
  • North Anson

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Franklin | Kennebec | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Waldo | Quebec counties: Beauce | Bellechasse | Dorchester | Frontenac

Resources

Cemeteries

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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Somerset County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
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