Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy

Researching Downeast Maine and Maritime Canada Families Together

Resources

 Adult Mortality in America before 1900, a View from Family Histories, by Clayne L. Pope

Age Calculator - be sure to change to the "subtract" option if working backwards

 

Archives

 

Archival Techniques and Resources

 

Blogs

 

Books, Printed and Online

Boundaries


Cemeteries, with records online

 

Civil War

 

Databases

 

Dictionaries

 

First Settlers (European) of New England before 1692

 

Geographic Name Server, outdated but still useful; if all you have is the name of a town or city, with no county or state, enter the name and see the options

Handwriting

 

Health


Historical Sites with Genealogical Information



Languages
Naming Conventions


Military

Canadians from Atlantic Canada who Served in Maine Units in the US Civil War,  (not all of them, but many of those listed in an 1863 Maine State record)

Naturalization, article from National Archives

Newspapers

Online Trees


Photography


Search Techniques

Sound Recordings


Timeline


Travel Time across the US, by era

Video Recordings

  •   Instructional Videos on Genealogy Research, prepared by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah


Websites

Visit the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which features orphan heirlooms, many of them from New England and the Maritimes

Find Your Family's Orphan Heirlooms

Use the keywords option in Advanced Search to search for surnames/locales listed by private sellers on these online sites. 

Case in point, I found my great grandmother Watt's Bible online!

Rare and Antiquarian 125x125

 

Find textbooks at Alibris!

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