Watch this video about a family history discovery at the Brown Library. The Research Library collection consists of over , printed books and pamphlets, and two million manuscript pages from the 15th to the 21st centuries. Check the Visiting the Library page for hours, fees, policies, etc.
Free databases and genealogical resources for researchers with Maine roots. Genealogy. The Maine State Archives has many record groups containing information which can be of use to those pursuing family history. These records, many.
For those patrons unable to visit the library, we offer various categories of free and fee—based research. Find out more about our Research Services that could help you discover your Maine ancestors. We offer Image Reproduction Services , including photographic copy prints and digital scans.
You can search for a selection of photographs and manuscripts from our collections on the Maine Memory Network , many of which are available for sale on Vintage Maine Images. The Online Maine Genealogy Forum is an electronic bulletin board.
In Maine, vital records are kept by town clerks or selectmen. Although some towns have existed since the s, most vital records date from about The vital statistics are often arranged by family. 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.
See Maine Land and Property for additional information about early Maine land grants. Maine was created from Massachusetts District of Maine and is located in the northeast region of the United States. Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Somerset County, Maine Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Maine Local Histories. Migration Routes. Allen County Public Library Ft.
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