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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Maine



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• 1670s-1920s: Maine Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900
Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907
Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921



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• 1715-1922: Maine, Birth Records at Ancestry ($)




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Marriage

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• 1670s-1990s: Maine Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907
Maine Marriages, 1771-1907
Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996
Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921



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• 1892-1966, 1977-2009: Maine Marriage Records at MaineGenealogy.net





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• 1670s-2000s: Maine Death Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907
Maine Death Index, 1960-1996
Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910
Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921
Maine, Cumberland County, Westbrook, Woodlawn Cemetery, Burial Records 1914-1992
Maine, Tombstone Inscriptions, Surname Index, 1620-2014 Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990
Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999
Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980
Maine, Knox County Cemetery Records, ca. 1800-2007
Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



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• 1761-1922: Maine, Death Records at Ancestry ($)




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