Maine State Archives and Libraries

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Maine State Archives

The Maine State Archives, and has many record groups containing information which can be of use to those pursuing family history. These records, many of them on microfilm, can be viewed by the public in their Search Room. The Archives includes records such as: Vital Records (births, marriages, and deaths) before 1892, Vital Records from 1892-1922, Vital Records 1923 to present, Federal population census schedules (1790-1920), military records, judicial records, legislative records, and more...

Maine State Archives
84 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0084

Phone: (207) 287-5795


State Library of Maine

The State Library of Maine contains a genealogy collection that spans a large geographical area. It emphasizes Maine, of course, but also provides good coverage for Massachusetts and New Hampshire, along with many titles for the rest of New England and other northeastern states. In addition, the Library houses a growing collection of materials relating to Quebec Province and the Maritimes. Among their vast collection you can find vital records, cemetery records and epitaphs, early church records, wills, deeds, general court and probate, town and province records, Maine census thru 1850 and census indexes for other New England states, and pension lists, military rosters, regimental histories, among others.

The State Library of Maine
230 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04333-0064

Phone: (207) 287-5600


Selected LDS Family History Centers

The following family history centers in Maine offer the most comprehensive genealogy resources, including census records, death records, family history records, obituaries, marriage records, vital records, court records, and various other public records.:

Bangor Maine
639 Grandview Avenue
Bangor, Maine

(207) 947-5624

Portland Maine
29 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

(207) 767-5000


Oxford Maine
Skeetfield Road
Oxford, Maine

(207) 743-8125

Farmington Maine
Woodfield Dr.
Farmington, Maine

(207) 778-4038

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