Big changes have come to — all content is now read-only, and member subscriptions and the Shop have been discontinued.
Learn more
New? Start Here
Genealogy How-To
 Getting Started
 Getting Organized
 Developing Your Research Skills
 Sharing Your Family's Story
 Reference Guide
 Biography Assistant
Free Genealogy Classes
 Beginning Genealogy
 Internet Genealogy
 Tracing Immigrant Origins

Family Finder
First Name:

State Resources — Maine

Updated: August 2002

More Resources
Data on CD-ROM
County Offices
Vital Records
State Archives and Libraries
Local Genealogical Societies
Helpful Web Sites
GenForum Message Boards

Neighboring States
New Hampshire

document Vital Records

State office has birth, marriage, divorce, and death records since 1892. Records for 1892-1922 are available at the Maine State Archives. For earlier records, write to the municipality where the event occurred.

Birth, Marriage, Divorce, and Death Records

Call (207) 287-3184 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
Office of Vital Statistics
Maine Department of Human Services
State House Station 11
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have census records, vital records, court records, land records, cemetery indexes, newspapers, family histories, probate records, and military records. More information is available through the Maine Historical Society, listed below.

Call (207) 287-5795. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-4:00, closed 11:30-12:30 Monday-Friday for lunch, closed all state holidays.
Write to:
Maine State Archives
State House Station #84
Augusta, ME 04333-0084

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Maine Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 221
Farmington, ME 04938-0221
  Publications: The Maine Seine, Maine Genealogical Society Newsletter

  Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Telephone: (207) 774-1822
Home | Help | About Us | Terms of Service | PRIVACY
© 2011