Genealogy Information

The Hancock County Commissioners Office has only records of marriage prior to 1892; “Publication #9, Maine Genealogical Society” which includes name of husband and wife’s maiden name, residence, date of marriage and who performed the ceremony. Information was copied from Commissioners hand-written records.

Information may be obtained via telecommunications. There are no fees associated with the requested information.

  • For ALL birth, death, and divorce records, contact the municipality.
  • For ALL marriage records following 1892, contact the municipality.

Not included in the list of Town Clerks, is a list of villages in the area. When searching for records regarding a village, you will need to contact the nearest town.

For Further Information Contact:

Maine State Archives
84 State House Station Cultural Building
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 287-5790
Vital Statistics
221 State St. 11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04330

(Information below was published in the Bangor Daily News on 1-29-97) 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Centers in Maine provides access to the Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, and Family History Library Catalog; maintained at the largest family history center in the world located in Utah.

Some material can be borrowed from Salt Lake City for use at the centers listed below:

Bangor (207)942-7310
Caribou (207)492-4381
Cape Elizabeth (207)767-5000
Augusta-Farmingdale (207)582-1827

Other resources for records or information:

New England Historic and Genealogical Society in Boston (617)536-5740

National Genealogical Society (703)525-0052 or (703)525-0050

Federation of Genealogical Societies (972)907-9727