Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tuesday Tip: Maine Genealogy

["Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.", 1873, from the David Rumsey Map Collection.  Accessed 14 Oct 2014]

Here are some nice guides to Maine genealogy:

TIP: Don't forget to look at Massachusetts and New Hampshire records and archives for early Maine genealogy.   Maine used to be a part of Massachusetts.  And most populated areas in early Maine were by water, either by the ocean or rivers. For example, I had ancestors who lived on both the New Hampshire and Maine side of the Salmon Falls river.  Try:

*New England Historic Genealogical Society is a must if you have any New England ancestry.  Most of their databases are for members, although they rotate a number of databases for free for non-members.

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