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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Waldo County'' [[Image:Me-waldo.png|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Waldo County'''
  
== [http://waldocountyme.gov/ County Courthouse]  ==
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Guide to '''Waldo County Maine genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
39-B Spring Street<br> Belfast, Maine 04915  
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{{MEDC}}{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Waldo County
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| county_map = Me-waldo.png
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| state = Maine
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| state_map = Maine.png
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| founded year = 1827
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| founded date = February 7
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| seat = Belfast
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| building image =
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| building address = Waldo County Courthouse<br> 73 Church Street<br>Belfast, ME 04915-1705<br>Phone: 207.338.3282<br>[http://www.waldocountyme.gov/ '''Waldo County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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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>
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 7 February 1827 from parts of Hancock, Lincoln and Waldo counties  
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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;amp;amp;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;amp;amp;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>
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==== Record Loss  ====
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<div style="float: left; width: 147%">
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=== Places / Localities  ===
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{{MEWaldoCoTownsMap}}'''Towns'''
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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{| width="53%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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*[[Belfast, Maine|Belfast]] (City)
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*[[Belmont, Maine|Belmont]]
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*[[Brooks, Maine|Brooks]]
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*[[Burnham, Maine|Burnham]]
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*[[Frankfort, Maine|Frankfort]]
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*[[Freedom, Maine|Freedom]]
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*[[Islesboro, Maine|Islesboro]]
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*[[Jackson, Maine|Jackson]]
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*[[Knox, Maine|Knox]]
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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*[[Liberty, Maine|Liberty]]
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*[[Lincolnville, Maine|Lincolnville]]
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*[[Monroe, Maine|Monroe]]
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*[[Montville, Maine|Montville]]
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*[[Morrill, Maine|Morrill]]
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*[[Northport, Maine|Northport]]
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*[[Palermo, Maine|Palermo]]
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*[[Prospect, Maine|Prospect]]
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*[[Searsmont, Maine|Searsmont]]
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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*[[Searsport, Maine|Searsport]]
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*[[Stockton Springs, Maine|Stockton Springs]]
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*[[Swanville, Maine|Swanville]]
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*[[Thorndike, Maine|Thorndike]]
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*[[Troy, Maine|Troy]]
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*[[Unity, Maine|Unity]]
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*[[Waldo, Maine|Waldo]]
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*[[Winterport, Maine|Winterport]]
  
*'''City''': Belfast
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*'''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  ===
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'''Extinct town:'''<ref>Before an extinct town was discontinued, it created official town records of interest to genealogists. For preservation these records were usually turned over to a nearby functioning town in the same county.</ref> &nbsp;{{AutoLink|North Anson, Maine|North Anson}}<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 117. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
  
[[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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'''Communities'''
  
== Resources  ==
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*Searsport
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*Unity
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*Winterport
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'''Village'''
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*East Thorndike
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'''Neighboring Counties'''
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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]]
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[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.net/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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=== References  ===
  
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Revision as of 14:20, 23 June 2013

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Guide to Waldo County Maine genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Waldo County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Waldo County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maine
Location of Maine in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1827
County Seat Belfast
Courthouse
Address Waldo County Courthouse
73 Church Street
Belfast, ME 04915-1705
Phone: 207.338.3282
Waldo County Website


County Courthouse

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

Towns

Extinct town:[2]  North Anson[3]

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
  2. Before an extinct town was discontinued, it created official town records of interest to genealogists. For preservation these records were usually turned over to a nearby functioning town in the same county.
  3. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 117. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
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