Starks, Somerset County, Maine Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Additional data on Starks, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Town-maintained cemeteries:

  • Brake Hill on Industry Road
  • Churchill on New Sharon Road
  • Didson on Mayhew and Remick Roads
  • Fairbanks on Sawyers Mills Rd
  • Greenleaf on New Sharon Road
  • Piper on Sandy River Road
  • Williamson on Sandy River Road

Other private cemeteries & burial grounds:

  • Abbott on New Sharon Road
  • Bickford on Anson Road
  • Butler Hill/Lemon Stream on Sawyers Mills Road
  • Farnsworth on Sterry Hill Road
  • Fish/ Witham on Witham Corner and the intersection of New Sharon Road and Sandy River Road
  • Frederic on Chicken Street
  • Heaven’s Gate on Sandy River Road*Hilton on Anson Road and Dill Road intersection
  • Hooker on Poor Farm Road near Brann’s Mills Road
  • Locke-Fish on Cemetery Road
  • McLaughlin on Dill Road
  • Quimby/ Melancon on Anson Road
  • Westfall on Ricci Road[1]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Maine were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Maine denominations, view the Maine Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in Starks, visit FamilySearch Places.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of Starks:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of Starks:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Starks:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Starks:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Starks town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Starks Town Clerk
10 Locke Hill Road
Starks, ME 04911
Phone: (207) 696-8069
Email:townofstarks@gmail.com
Starks Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: Somerset Co.: Embden | Madison | New Portland | Solon | Starks | Franklin Co.: Industry | New Vineyard