Maine Places

Resource Guide

Cranberry Isles, Hancock County

 New Search


Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1830 from part of Mount Desert

Boundary Changes

Bear Island was annexed from Mount Desert in 1849

Prominent Islands

Baker Island (Baker's Island), Bear Island, Great Cranberry Island, Little Cranberry Island, Sutton Island (Sutton's Island)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Cranberry Isles, Islesford, Sutton (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor


Maine Historical Maps: Cranberry Isles

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Cranberry Isles

Vital Records

Record in Cranberry Isles of Births and Deaths

Records of Births on Cranberry Isles 1866-1883

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Cranberry Isles, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Cranberry Isles

MEGenWeb Project: Mount Desert Island History and Genealogy

Mount Desert Island Cultural History Project

Maine Memory Network: Cranberry Isles


______, Inventory of the town and city archives of Maine: no. 5 Hancock County: the towns of Mt. Desert (Mount Desert, Bar Harbor, Cranberry Isles, Seaville, Tremont, Southwest Harbor) (Portland, Me.: Maine Historical Records Survey, 1938)

______, Directory of Bar Harbor, Cranberry Isles, Ellsworth--Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Maine (Portland, Me. : Fred L. Tower Co., 1928- )

Barrett, Louis G, Cranberry Isles sketches ([Islesford, Me.] : Islesford Historical Society, [c1997])

Dodge, E. H., Mount Desert Island, and the Cranberry Isles ([S.l.: s.n.], 1871 (Ellsworth, Me.: N.K. Sawyer, Printer))

Dwelley, Hugh L., A history of Little Cranberry Island, Maine (Islesford, Me. : Islesford Historical Society, c2000)

Lawton, Jordan & Maddox, comp., The Island of Mount Desert register with the Cranberry Isles, 1909-10 (Auburn, Me. : Lawton-Jordan Co., [1909])

Long, Alice MacDonald, ed., with Thomas Huston Roderick and Ralph Hamilton Long, Vital records of Mount Desert Island, Maine, and nearby islands, 1776-1820 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1990)

Paine, George Lyman, Sutton Island, Maine : its houses, people, animals, weather (1963)

Street, George Edward, Mount Desert: a history (Boston, Mass.; New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1926)

Vining, Thomas F., comp., Cemeteries of Cranberry Isles and the towns of Mount Desert Island : a record of dates on gravestones in cemeteries of Bar Harbor, Cranberry Isles, Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, and Tremont (Bar Harbor, Me. : V. F. Thomas Co., c2000)

>> Click Here to Support Maine Genealogy <<

Refine Your Search