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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Washington County'' [[Image:Me-washington.png|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Washington County'' [[Image:Me-washington.png|thumb|right|300px|Me-washington.png]]  
  
== [http://washingtoncountymaine.com/ County Courthouse] ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
47 Court Street, PO Box 297<br> Machias, Maine 04654-0297  
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<br>W[http://www.washingtoncountymaine.com/ ashington County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;PO Box 297<br>Machias, ME 04654-0297<br>Phone: 207.255.3127<br><br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records. <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1931, <br>probate records from 1785, <br>land records from 1783 and naturalization<br> records from 1854. <br>Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine <br>has divorce and court records before 1931. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington 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 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County  
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Created 25 Jun 1789 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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  ====
  
*Part taken off for Aroostook County 16 March 1839.
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*Part taken off for [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 16 March 1839. <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>
  
 
=== Record Loss  ===
 
=== Record Loss  ===
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=== Populated Places  ===
 
=== Populated Places  ===
  
*'''Cities''': Calais . Eastport  
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===== Cities  =====
*'''Towns''': Addison . Alexander . Baileyville . Beals . Beddington . Charlotte . Cherryfield . Columbia Falls . Columbia . Cooper . Crawford . Cutler . Danforth . Deblois . Dennysville . East Machias . Harrington . Jonesboro . Jonesport . Lubec . Machias . Machiasport . Marshfield . Meddybemps . Milbridge . Northfield . Pembroke . Perry . Princeton . Robbinston . Roque Bluffs . Steuben . Talmadge . Topsfield . Vanceboro . Waite . Wesley . Whiting . Whitneyville  
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*'''Plantations''': Baring . Codyville . Grand Lake Stream  
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*'''Unorganized territories''': East Central Washington . North Washington  
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*'''Communities''': Machias . Woodland  
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*'''Village''': Forest City
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*Calais
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*Eastport
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===== Towns  =====
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*[[Addison, Maine|Addison]]
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*Alexander  
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*Baileyville  
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*Beals  
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*Beddington  
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*Charlotte  
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*Cherryfield  
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*Columbia
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*Columbia Falls  
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*Cooper  
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*Crawford  
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*Cutler  
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*Danforth
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*Deblois  
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*Dennysville  
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*East Machias  
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*Harrington  
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*Jonesboro  
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*Jonesport  
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*Lubec  
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*Machias  
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*Machiasport  
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*Marshfield  
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*Meddybemps  
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*Milbridge  
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*Northfield
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*Pembroke  
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*Perry  
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*Princeton  
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*Robbinston  
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*Roque Bluffs  
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*Steuben  
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*Talmadge  
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*Topsfield  
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*Vanceboro  
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*Waite  
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*Wesley  
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*Whiting  
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*Whitneyville
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===== Plantations  =====
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*Baring
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*Codyville
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*Grand Lake Stream
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===== Unorganized territories =====
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*East Central Washington
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*North Washington
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===== Communities  =====
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*Machias
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*Woodland
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===== Village  =====
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*Forest City
  
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
  
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook ]]| [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock ]]| [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot ]]| '''New Brunswick''' counties: [[Charlotte County, New Brunswick|Charlotte ]]| [[York County, New Brunswick|York]]  
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[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | '''New Brunswick''' counties: [[Charlotte County, New Brunswick|Charlotte]] | [[York County, New Brunswick|York]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court'''<br>''' ====
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Machias Maine Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewashin/ The Washington County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mewashin/ The Washington County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/county/washington/mewash.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/county/washington/mewash.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183279&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Washington&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Washington County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/county/washington/mewash.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County (backup site)
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*{{FHL|Maine%2C+Washington|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Washington County
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Maine, Washington County Courthose Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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{{Maine | Maine}}
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*[[Maine, Washington County Revolutionary War, Probate and Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Maine, Washington&nbsp;County Revolutionary, Probate, and Cansus Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Revision as of 22:03, 21 November 2012

United States > Maine > Washington County
Me-washington.png

County Courthouse


Washington County Courthouse
 PO Box 297
Machias, ME 04654-0297
Phone: 207.255.3127

Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records.
Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1931,
probate records from 1785,
land records from 1783 and naturalization
records from 1854.
Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine
has divorce and court records before 1931. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 25 Jun 1789 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Calais
  • Eastport
Towns
  • Addison
  • Alexander
  • Baileyville
  • Beals
  • Beddington
  • Charlotte
  • Cherryfield
  • Columbia
  • Columbia Falls
  • Cooper
  • Crawford
  • Cutler
  • Danforth
  • Deblois
  • Dennysville
  • East Machias
  • Harrington
  • Jonesboro
  • Jonesport
  • Lubec
  • Machias
  • Machiasport
  • Marshfield
  • Meddybemps
  • Milbridge
  • Northfield
  • Pembroke
  • Perry
  • Princeton
  • Robbinston
  • Roque Bluffs
  • Steuben
  • Talmadge
  • Topsfield
  • Vanceboro
  • Waite
  • Wesley
  • Whiting
  • Whitneyville
Plantations
  • Baring
  • Codyville
  • Grand Lake Stream
Unorganized territories
  • East Central Washington
  • North Washington
Communities
  • Machias
  • Woodland
Village
  • Forest City

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Hancock | Penobscot | New Brunswick counties: Charlotte | York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Maine, Washington County Courthouse Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington 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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