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Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Yarmouth in Cumberland County, Maine.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Additional data on Yarmouth, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Maine were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Maine denominations, view the Maine Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in Yarmouth, visit FamilySearch Places.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of Yarmouth:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of Yarmouth:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Yarmouth:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Yarmouth:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Yarmouth town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Town of Yarmouth Town Clerk
200 Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
Phone (207)846-9036
email:jdoten@yarmouth.me.us
Yarmouth Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

The town of Yarmouth kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Yarmouth kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]