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Maine Resource Guide: Penobscot County, Maine

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Incorporated

1816 from part of Hancock County


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Piscataquis County in 1838, and to Aroostook County in 1839 and 1843


Shire Town

Bangor, since 1816


Cities

Bangor, Brewer, Old Town


Towns

Alton, Bradford, Bradley, Burlington, Carmel, Charleston, Chester, Clifton, Corinna, Corinth, Dexter, Dixmont, East Millinocket, Eddington, Edinburg, Enfield, Etna, Exeter, Garland, Glenburn, Greenbush, Hampden, Hermon, Holden, Howland, Hudson, Kenduskeag, Lagrange, Lakeville, Lee, Levant, Lincoln, Lowell, Mattawamkeag, Maxfield, Medway, Milford, Millinocket, Mount Chase, Newburgh, Newport, Orono, Orrington, Passadumkeag, Patten, Plymouth, Springfield, Stacyville, Stetson, Veazie, Winn, Woodville


Plantations

Carroll Plantation, Drew Plantation, Seboeis Plantation, Webster Plantation


Townships

Argyle Township, Grand Falls Township, Greenfield Township, Grindstone Township, Herseytown Township, Kingman Township, Mattamiscontis Township, Prentiss Township, Summit Township


Adjacent Counties

Aroostook County, Hancock County, Piscataquis County, Somerset County, Waldo County, Washington County


Cemeteries

The Tombstone Transcription Project: Penobscot County, Maine

Interment.net: Cemeteries of Penobscot County, Maine

Find A Grave: Penobscot County


Census Records

Special 1837 Census of Unincorporated Townships and Plantations of Penobscot County


Land Records

Penobscot County Registry of Deeds


Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990


Maps

Map of Penobscot County, 1859

Map of Penobscot County, Maine (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Map of Penobscot County, Maine (1894)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 1. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 1. (1894)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)


Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Penobscot County

Ancestry.com Message Board: Penobscot County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Penobscot County


Newspapers

Historic American Newspapers Directory: Penobscot County


Probate Records

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search


General Resources

Penobscot County Genealogical Society

Penobscot County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Penobscot County

Linkpendium: Penobscot County

FamilySearch Catalog: Penobscot, Maine


Bibliography

______, Atlas of Penobscot county, Maine: from recent and actual surveys & records: under the superintendence of W.A. Sherman (New York, N. Y.: Comstock & Cline, 1875)

______, History of Penobscot County, Maine; with illustrations and biographical sketches (Cleveland, Williams, Chase & Co., 1882)

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