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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Waldo County'' [[Image:Me-waldo.png|thumb|right|300px|showing location of Waldo County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Waldo County'' [[Image:Me-waldo.png|thumb|right|300px|Me-waldo.png]]  
  
== [http://waldocountyme.gov/ County Courthouse] ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
39-B Spring Street<br>Belfast, Maine 04915
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&nbsp;<br>[http://www.waldocountyme.gov/ Waldo County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>73 Church Street<br>Belfast, ME 04915-1705<br>Phone: 207.338.3282&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records 1828-1887, divorce and court records from 1828. <br>City or Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records. <br>Probate Court has probate records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Waldo County, Maine page 305, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 7 February 1827 from parts of [[Hancock_County,_Maine|Hancock]], [[Lincoln_County,_Maine|Lincoln]] and [[Waldo_County,_Maine|Waldo]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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Created 7 February 1827 from parts of [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] and [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*One part set off to create Knox County 1 April 1860
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*One part set off to create [[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] County 1 April 1860. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
'''City''':
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===== City =====
  
*Belfast
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*[[Belfast, Maine|Belfast]]
  
'''Towns''':
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*East Thorndike
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] | [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]
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[[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] | [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewaldo/index.htm The Waldo County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewaldo/index.htm The Waldo County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/waldo/mewaldo.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Waldo County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/waldo/mewaldo.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Waldo County  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183251&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Waldo&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Waldo County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/me/waldo/mewaldo.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Waldo County (backup site)
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*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Waldo|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Waldo County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:00, 21 November 2012

United States > Maine > Waldo County
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County Courthouse

 
Waldo County Courthouse
73 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915-1705
Phone: 207.338.3282 

County Clerk has marriage records 1828-1887, divorce and court records from 1828.
City or Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 7 February 1827 from parts of Hancock and Lincoln counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • One part set off to create Knox County 1 April 1860. [1]

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City
Towns
  • Belmont
  • Brooks
  • Burnham
  • Frankfort
  • Freedom
  • Islesboro
  • Jackson
  • Knox
  • Liberty
  • Lincolnville
  • Monroe
  • Montville
  • Morrill
  • Northport
  • Palermo
  • Prospect
  • Searsmont
  • Searsport
  • Stockton Springs
  • Swanville
  • Thorndike
  • Troy
  • Unity
  • Waldo
  • Winterport
Communities
  • Searsport
  • Unity
  • Winterport
Village
  • East Thorndike

Neighboring Counties

Hancock | Kennebec | Knox | Lincoln | Penobscot | Somerset

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Waldo County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content

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