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Maine Resource Guide: Cumberland County, Maine

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Incorporated · Boundary Changes · Shire Town · Cities · Towns · Adjacent Counties · Maps · Cemeteries · Court Records · Land Records · Message Boards and Mailing Lists · Naturalization Records · Newspapers · Probate Records · General Resources · Bibliography

Incorporated

1760 from part of York County


Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form Kennebec County in 1799, Oxford County in 1805, and Androscoggin County in 1854

Otisfield was set off to Oxford County in 1978


Shire Town

Portland (formerly Falmouth), since 1760


Cities

Portland, South Portland, Westbrook


Towns

Baldwin, Bridgton, Brunswick, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Harpswell, Harrison, Long Island, Naples, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Raymond, Scarborough, Sebago, Standish, Windham, Yarmouth


Adjacent Counties

Androscoggin County, Oxford County, Sagadahoc County, York County


Maps

Map of Cumberland County, 1771

Map of Cumberland County, 1857

Map of Cumberland County, 1880

Map of Cumberland County, 1885

Cumberland County, Maine (1894)


Cemeteries

The Tombstone Transcription Project: Cumberland County, Maine

Interment.net: Cemeteries of Cumberland County, Maine

Find A Grave: Cumberland County


Court Records

Fornication Charges in Cumberland County, 1759-1792


Land Records

Cumberland County Registry of Deeds

Maine Real Property Official Records Search


Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Cumberland County

Ancestry.com Message Board: Cumberland County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Cumberland County


Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990


Newspapers

Historic American Newspapers Directory: Cumberland County


Probate Records

Cumberland County Probate Court

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Cumberland County

Linkpendium: Cumberland County

Cumberland County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Cumberland County


Bibliography

______, Biographical review: this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Cumberland County, Maine (Boston, Mass.: Biographical Review Publishing Company, 1896)

Beers, Frederick W., Atlas of Cumberland Co., Maine (New York, N.Y.: F.W. Beers, 1871)

Clayton, W. W., History of Cumberland Co., Maine: with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Philadelphia, Pa.: Everts & Peck, 1880)

Frost, John Eldridge , comp., Maine Probate Abstracts (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, 1991)

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