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October 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Finding Maine Newspapers

The first step to finding print or microfilmed copies of Maine newspapers offline is Chronicling America from the Library of Congress. The database offers information on almost 1,500…


Added by Chris Dunham on October 24, 2009 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Maine Vital Records Statutes, 1844

Source: John Perkins Lord, The Maine townsman, or, Laws for the regulation of towns: with forms and judicial decisions, adapted to the Revised Statutes of Maine (Boston, Mass.: White, Lewis & Potter, printers, 1844).
[p. 276]


Added by Chris Dunham on October 21, 2009 at 2:00am — No Comments

Maine Town Reports

The annual municipal reports published by Maine towns and cities once included lists of births, marriages and deaths. Here are a few places to look for town reports online:…


Added by Chris Dunham on October 18, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

The Falmouth Historian's Corner

Someone encouraged me, some years ago, that before I retired, I should find something I would enjoy doing--with a passion! I thought I had just the thing, my joy in decorative painting. But a few years later, I found that my real delight came in researching and writing local history and immersing myself in family genealogy. And that has been my commitment since. I now write the quarterly newsletter, which an old friend encouraged me to call The Falmouth Historian, since no one else in town had… Continue

Added by marge devine on October 11, 2009 at 12:35pm — 1 Comment

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