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Maine Census Notes

Between 1650 & 1819 Maine was under the jurisdiction of Massachusetts. Maine achieved statehood in 1820.  This is an important fact when searching for Maine ancestors in census records.

An 1837 Special Census for Maine has been located and most of it is online.  This online version is missing a few of the larger cities. See 1837 Special Maine Census.

Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for Federal Maine census records are available on microfilm for census years: 1880, 1900 and 1920.

Maine Federal Census records are available to the public for census years: 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850. 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930. Remember in 1790, 1800 and 1810, Maine was included in the Massachusetts Federal census. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

1890 Federal Census schedules for Maine were completely destroyed by a 1921 warehouse fire with the exception of the Widows and Veterans schedules.  These schedules are a helpful census substitute for the 1890 time period. See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census, Bridging the 1890 Census Gap and 1800-1890 Maine Census Records at Ancestry.

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Learn what questions were asked in each census year and where to find census records online.  This section of Census Finder covers each census year from 1790-1940 and will give you clues and tips to help you learn to locate your ancestors quickly in census records.


Maine Census Records

On CD ROM

SK Publications - Maine

 

Maine Census Records &

Genealogy Records

by Subscription

1620-1675 Genealogical Register of New England Settlers

1847-2011 New England Historical & Genealogical Register

1713-1937 Maine Marriage Records

1800-1890 Maine Census Records

1850 US Census Search

1890 Census -Veterans Schedules

1900 Census Online 

Maine Statewide Databases

 

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Join hands with other genealogy researchers. You may locate new cousins and add ancestors to your family tree with these handy genealogical resources.

 Family History Surname Boards

 GenForum Surname Boards

 Maine Genealogy Forum

 National Phone Directories
 RootsWeb Maine Mailing List Index
 Surname Community Search

 

Maine Vital Records

Maine Births, deaths and marriages are available from 1923 to the present time at the Office of Vital Records:

Office of Vital Records
244 Water Street, SHS #11
Augusta, ME 04333-0011
Phone: (207) 287-3181

How to obtain certificates.

Maine Births, deaths and marriages 1892-1922  are available at the Maine State Archives:

Maine State Archives

State House Complex, Station 84

Augusta, ME 04333-0084

Earlier Maine vital statistic records are kept by town / city clerks.  They have very complete records in most cities.

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Maine Marriage Records

Maine Vital Records

Maine Vital Records Links

 

Maine Vital Record Databases

1670-1907 Maine Vital Records Index

1771-1907 Marriage Records Search

1960-1996 Death Records Search

1960-1997 Death Records Search

Maine Births & Christenings

Maine Deaths & Burials

Maine Vital Records Project


Newspapers & Obituaries

 Maine Newspaper Obituaries

 Maine Newspapers

 Old Newspaper Index Project of Maine

 1815-1985 Historical Newspapers


Maps

Maine County Map

Maine Historical Maps


Maine History Books Online

1887, The Kennebec Valley by S. H. Whitney

1912 East Somerset County Register

1912 History of Garland, ME


Related Links

Abenaki Indian Genealogy

Maine Black Heritage

Maine Census Project

Maine Family History Centers

Maine Genealogy

Maine Genealogy & History Guide

Maine Genealogy Societies

Maine History Museums

Maine Memory Network

Maine USGenWeb

Maine USGenWeb Archives

Maine's French Communities

State Archives Links

At Ancestry

1800-1890 Maine Census Records

Genealogy Dictionary of NH and Maine

ALL MAINE GENEALOGY DATABASES


US Census Records

 1790-1940 Census Search

 1850 Census Records Search

 1920 Census Records Search

 1930 Census Records Search

 Census Search at RootsWeb

 Mortality Schedules Free Search

 Maine

(Massachusetts District: 1788.  Statehood: 1820)


Statewide Maine Census Records Online

 1790 Federal Census of the US at the U. S. Census Bureau

 1790 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1800-1890 Maine Census Records

 1800 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1810 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1820 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1830 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1837 Special Maine State Census

 1837 Maine State Census with Census Index

 1840 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1850 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1850 Federal Census Index and 1850 Census Images

 1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index and Images

 1860 Federal Census Index

 1870 Federal Census Index and 1870 Census Images

 1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

 1880 Federal Census Search at Family Search

 1880 Federal Census Directory for Maine

 1900 Federal Census Index and 1900 Census Images

 1910 Federal Census Index

 1920 Federal Census Index

 1930 Federal Census Index at Family Search

 1940 Federal Census Index and 1940 Census Images

 Maine Statewide Databases of Census Records & Genealogy Records

 

Other ME Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

 1840 Revolutionary War Pensioners

 


ME Census Records Online by County

Franklin County (formed 1838 from Kennebec, Oxford & Somerset)

1790-1850 Federal Census Heads of Households in Avon

1790 Federal Census of Carrs Plantation or Unity (Now New Sharon

1790 Federal Census Records of Farmington

1800 Federal Census Records of Farmington

1800 Settlers in Strong, Maine - Extracted From 1800 Federal Census Records

1810-1820 Federal Census Heads of Households in Industry

1810-1840 Federal Census Heads of Households in Phillips

1840 Federal Census Heads of Households in Madrid

1840 Federal Census Heads of Households in Rangeley

Other Records

Civil War Soldiers of Farmington

Early Settlers of Weld

First Families of Weld

1794-1902 Town Officials of Farmington

Early 1800s Birth Records of Berlin

Early 1800s Birth Records in New Sharon

Early 1800s Death Records of Berlin

Early 1800s Militia Roster for Avon

1820-1830 Paupers in Farmington

1850 Military Records for Farmington

1890 Farmington Ledger Transcription

1917 Woman's Suffrage Document with Signers for Avon


Hancock County (formed 1789 from Lincoln)

1790 Federal Census Transcription

1790 Federal Census of Penobscot

1800 Federal Census Transcription

1800 Federal Census of Cranberry and Islesford

1800 Federal Census Records of Mount Desert

1800 Federal Census - Heads of Families in Penobscot

1810 Federal Census Records of Mount Desert

1820 Federal Census Records of Mount Desert

1830 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Area

1830 Federal Census Records of Mount Desert

1837 Special Federal Census Records

1840 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Area

1850 Federal Census Records of Blue Hill (partial)

1850 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Island

1850 Federal Census Records of Sedgewick (files arranged by page number)

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Blue Hill (partial)

1860 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Island

1870 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Island

1880 Federal Census Records of Cranberry Island

Other Records

Civil War Tax Lists (partial)

Deed Records Index

Military Records of Penobscot

Vital Records of Penobscot

1784 Settlers of Penobscot

1790-2000 Probate Index

1923 History of Castine, Penobscot and Brooksville Biographical Index


Kennebec County (formed 1799 from Lincoln)

1790 Federal Census and Settlers of Starling Plantation (then in Lincoln County)

1790 Federal Census of Vienna Area (then in Lincoln County)

1790 Federal Census of Washington (Mt. Vernon) (then in Lincoln County)

1790 Federal Census of Wayne (New Sandwich Town) (then in Lincoln County)

1800 Federal Census Records (partial census transcription)

Includes Belgrade, Hallowell, Mt. Vernon, Readfield, Sydney so far.

1800 Federal Census Index & Census Transcription (partial)

1800 Federal Census of Vienna

1810 Federal Census Index for Clinton, Waterville & Winslow

1810 Federal Census Transcription of Clinton

1810 Federal Census Transcription of Waterville

1810 Federal Census Transcription of Winslow

1820 Federal Census Index of Winslow

1820 Federal Census Transcription of Winslow

1830 Federal Census Index of Winslow

1830 Federal Census Transcription of Winslow

1840 Federal Census Index (partial)

1840 Federal Census Transcription (partial)

1840 Federal Census Pensioners in Litchfield

1850 Federal Census Index (partial census index to transcription)

Includes Augusta, Rome, Sebasticook, Sydney so far.

1850 Federal Census Transcript (partial census transcription)

Includes Augusta, Rome, Sebasticook, Sydney so far.

1850 Federal Census Index for Windsor - Surnames A-Q

1850 Federal Census Index for Windsor - Surnames R-Z

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Windsor - Pages 232A-240a

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Windsor - Pages 241A-249B

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Windsor - Pages 250A-253A

1860 Federal Census - Extraction of Inmates in County Jail

1904 Census Records of Winslow - North Vassalboro P.O.

1904 Census Records of Winslow - Waterville P.O.

1904 Census Records of Winslow Post Office

Other Records

Early Settlers of Greene Town

Early Settlers of Readfield

Military Veterans of Readfield

Vital Records of Town of Greene

Vital Records of Wales, Maine

1625-1892 Illustrated History of Kennebec County Maine

1771-1904 Town Clerks of Winslow

1775-1818 Births, Intentions & Marriages of Monmouth

1775-1865 Military Veterans of Mt. Vernon

1799-1865 Probate Index

1802 Land Owners in Vienna

1815 Unpaid Taxes List of Leeds (now in Androscoggin County)

1819 Charter Members of Ladies Society of Winslow

1837 Tax Records for Lewiston

1857-1904 Pasters of Methodist Episcopal Church at Clinton

1904 Newspaper Absract of Honored Civil War Dead

1918 Births in Gardiner

1921 - Former Residents of Clinton, Maine

1934 Tax List of Mt. Vernon


Knox County (formed 1860 from Waldo)

1860 Federal Census of Appleton

1860 Federal Census Records for Appleton

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maine Census Finder Counties

Androscoggin-Cumberland

Franklin-Knox

Lincoln-Piscatiquis

Sagadahoc-York

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