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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
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{{MEDC}}[http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ Washington County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 297<br>Machias, ME 04654-0297<br>Phone: 207.255.3127<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records. <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1931, <br>probate records from 1785, <br>land records from 1783 and naturalization<br> records from 1854. <br>Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine <br>has divorce and court records before 1931. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== History  ===
 
 
<br>W[http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ ashington County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 297<br>Machias, ME 04654-0297<br>Phone: 207.255.3127<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records. <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1931, <br>probate records from 1785, <br>land records from 1783 and naturalization<br> records from 1854. <br>Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine <br>has divorce and court records before 1931. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 25 Jun 1789 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;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 25 Jun 1789 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;referer=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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <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;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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*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
 
 
=== Record Loss  ===
 
 
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
=== Populated Places  ===
 
 
 
===== Cities  =====
 
 
 
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*Eastport
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[[Image:{{MEWashingtonCoTownsMap}}]] '''Cities''' *&nbsp; • Calais &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • Eastport
  
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'''Towns'''
  
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'''Plantations''' *&nbsp; • Baring &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • Codyville &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • Grand Lake Stream  
 
 
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*Grand Lake Stream
 
 
 
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===== Unorganized territories  =====
 
 
 
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*East Central Washington
 
 
 
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*North Washington
 
 
 
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'''Unorganized territories''' &nbsp; • East Central Washington &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • North Washington
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'''Communities''' &nbsp; • Machias &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • Woodland  
*Woodland
 
  
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'''Village''' &nbsp; • Forest City  
 
 
===== Village =====
 
 
 
*Forest City
 
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | '''New Brunswick''' counties: [[Charlotte County, New Brunswick|Charlotte]] | [[York County, New Brunswick|York]]  
 
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | '''New Brunswick''' counties: [[Charlotte County, New Brunswick|Charlotte]] | [[York County, New Brunswick|York]]  
  
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*[[Machias Maine Family History Center]]
 
*[[Machias Maine Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewashin/ The Washington County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewashin/ The Washington County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
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[[Maine, Washington County Courthose Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
[[Maine, Washington County Courthose Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
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Revision as of 19:32, 8 January 2013

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County Courthouse

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Online Records

Washington County Courthouse
 PO Box 297
Machias, ME 04654-0297
Phone: 207.255.3127

Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1931,
probate records from 1785,
land records from 1783 and naturalization
records from 1854.
Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine
has divorce and court records before 1931. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

[[Image:


]] Cities *  • Calais          • Eastport

Towns

  • Addison
  • Alexander
  • Baileyville
  • Beals
  • Beddington
  • Charlotte
  • Cherryfield
  • Columbia
  • Columbia Falls
  • Cooper
  • Crawford
  • Cutler
  • Danforth
  • Deblois
  • Dennysville
  • East Machias
  • Harrington
  • Jonesboro
  • Jonesport
  • Lubec
  • Machias
  • Machiasport
  • Marshfield
  • Meddybemps
  • Milbridge
  • Northfield
  • Pembroke
  • Perry
  • Princeton
  • Robbinston
  • Roque Bluffs
  • Steuben
  • Talmadge
  • Topsfield
  • Vanceboro
  • Waite
  • Wesley
  • Whiting
  • Whitneyville

Plantations *  • Baring          • Codyville          • Grand Lake Stream

Unorganized territories   • East Central Washington          • North Washington

Communities   • Machias          • Woodland

Village   • Forest City

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Hancock | Penobscot | New Brunswick counties: Charlotte | York

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, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington 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
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