Maine and the Maritimes

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In addition to the omission of Gouldsboro, Maine, in online index of the 1820 Census (mis-indexed as Scarborough, Hancock County, Maine), the town of Moscow, Maine, in Somerset County, Maine, is indexed improperly online.  Moscow is indexed as two different towns, "Mascow" and Moscow.  Even worse, several of the pages indexed online as Moscow are actually for "Warsaw", which was the name for the Pittsfield area in 1820.  This may be why you haven't been able to find your ancestor in the Moscow area or the Pittsfield area in 1820.

Latest Activity

Gordon Murphy is now a member of Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy
yesterday
Dominic Howell is now a member of Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy
Wednesday
Profile IconRoy Davis and Hank young joined Maine & Maritime Canada Genealogy
Tuesday
Claude Hunter updated their profile
May 19

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Thomas Bibber

Started by Paula (Bibber) Bowers in Surnames starting with B Mar 23. 0 Replies

Andrew Harrington

Started by Paula (Bibber) Bowers in Surnames starting with H Mar 23. 0 Replies

 
 
 

Fact Checkers Welcome!

If you notice errors anywhere in this network, please contact the administrator: i.e., errors in family trees, identification of people in photographs, dead links, etc.  Thanks!

Heirlooms Reunited blog

Many of the orphan heirlooms featured on the Heirlooms Reunited blog are from Maine, New England and the Maritimes.  There's a searchbox to enter your keywords.

Maine History Festival

Maine History Festival - FREE

May 31, 2019, 2:30-4:30pm in the Collins Center for the Arts, UMaine, Orono.  

See displays by students, museums and historical and genealogical associations from throughout Maine.  Following the displays will be keynotes by Pulitzer prize winning authors Alan Taylor and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.  Also FREE! 

Other sessions of the May 30-June 1 Maine Statehood & Bicentennial Conference require registration & payment, but the Festival and Keynotes are free.

Unique Maine Resource

Taconnett Falls Genealogy Library10 Lithgow Street, Winslow, Maine. You'd be amazed at the collections, including many bequests of handwritten research and documents found nowhere else.  No website, no phone, no Internet, no paid staff, just an amazing group of volunteers striving to keep the beautiful old building lighted and warm. Open: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1pm-4pm, April-December; Saturdays 1pm-4pm, January-March. Monthly meeting & program on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Consider visiting, becoming a member and/or making a much-appreciated donation to the heating fund.

Located in the former Winslow Public Library building and packed to the gills with information on Maine, New England, Canada, the Maritimes, French Canadians, militaria...

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