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MAINE GENEALOGY RESOURCES, by Roxanne Moore Saucier for Family Ties, Bangor Daily News, WITH YOURSELF
Interview Relatives
Get birth, marriage, death certificates; obituaries; Bible records

Bangor Room, third floor, library on Harlow Street
REGISTERS drawer, lists books of vital records for Maine, Mass., etc.
Families and Individuals Index (also called Bangor Daily News Index)
In drawers at back of room. Indexes Bangor Commercial, as well
Bangor Daily News and Bangor Commercial on microfilm
Census indexes for Maine in book form, 1790-1870
Census records on microfilm for Penobscot County
Family histories
Town histories, many towns in New England

FOGLER LIBRARY, University of Maine, Orono
Newspapers on microfilm, microfilm reader room, first floor
Census records for all of Maine, part of New England, part of Canada,
On microfilm, also in reader room, first floor
Maine censuses, 1790-1930 (not 1890)
Vital records on microfilm, 1892-1907, 1908-1922, 1923-1937, 1938-1955
Government documents room, bring film to reader room, first floor
Maine histories, some family histories, Special Collections, third floor
Canadian materials, include Quebec Vital Records (Repertoire de bapteme, mariage, sepulture …) third floor

MAINE STATE ARCHIVES, Augusta and Fogler Library, UMaine, Orono

Vital records on microfilm, by surname 1892-1955; earlier town records on mf in Augusta

Maine census records 1790-1930 (not 1890)

Vital records books, family histories, town histories
Maine Old Cemetery Association records in book form
Many books pertaining to New England states

Maine death index, 1960-2009
Maine marriage index, 1892-1966, 1977-2009
Mormon church records I
Includes free 1880 census for all of U.S.
1881 censuses for Canada, Britain
Census records online (some)
Surname site
URSUS, lists books in libraries: Bangor Public Library, Maine State Library and  campuses of University of Maine
Cemetery records, MOCA (some links)
Mt. Hope Cemetery records, Bangor
New Brunswick Provincial Archives
Social Security Death Index
Cyndi’s List, Web sites by topic, geographic area
Daughters of the American Revolution –- free at public libraries in Bangor, Ellsworth, Oakland, Belfast
Has census records for all of U.S., 1790-1930 (none for 1890)

Free genealogy queries, Mondays, BANGOR DAILY NEWS and on under LIVING
FAMILY TIES, Bangor Daily News, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor ME 04402 Include mailing address, e-mail address


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