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===Land Records===
 
===Land Records===
 
The following are online land records for the town of Auburn:
 
The following are online land records for the town of Auburn:
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*'''1835-1838''' {{RecordSearch|1881491|Maine Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications, 1835-1838}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — [[Maine Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]] - index and images
  
 
===Libraries and Historical Societies===
 
===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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===Probate Records===
 
===Probate Records===
 
In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Auburn:
 
In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Auburn:
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*'''1584-1999''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8994/ Maine, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1584-1999] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry ($)] — index and images
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*'''1760-1979''' {{RecordSearch|2040534|Maine, County Probate Records, 1760-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch.org] - [[Maine, County Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]] - images
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*'''1854-1918''' {{RecordSearch|2037995|Maine, Androscoggin County, Probate Estate Files, 1854-1918}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine, Androscoggin County, Probate Estate Files - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]] - images
  
 
===Town Histories===
 
===Town Histories===
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The following are Auburn town records available online:
 
The following are Auburn town records available online:
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*'''1802-1858''' {{FHL|189322|title-id|disp=Account book of Treasurers of Auburn (then Pejepscot and Danville) from 1802-1858}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Town Clerk====
 
====Town Clerk====
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*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
 
*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
 
*'''1739-1900''' {{RecordSearch|1674856|Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Births and Christenings - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
 
*'''1739-1900''' {{RecordSearch|1674856|Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Births and Christenings - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
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*'''1751-1867''' {{FHL|281494|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, ca. 1751-1867 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1786-1954''' {{FHL|279765|title-id|disp=General index to vital records: births, 1786-1954}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1838-1896''' {{FHL|279732|title-id|disp=Vital records, 1838-1896 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
 
*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
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*'''1751-1867''' {{FHL|281494|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, ca. 1751-1867 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1771-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1674915|Maine Marriages, 1771-1907}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Marriages - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
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*'''1786-1954''' {{FHL|281260|title-id|disp=General index to vital records: marriages, 1786-1954}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1838-1896''' {{FHL|279732|title-id|disp=Vital records, 1838-1896 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
 
*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
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*'''1751-1867''' {{FHL|281494|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, ca. 1751-1867 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1838-1896''' {{FHL|279732|title-id|disp=Vital records, 1838-1896 (Auburn, Maine)}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
*'''1841-1910''' {{RecordSearch|1674914|Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
 
*'''1841-1910''' {{RecordSearch|1674914|Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
*'''1960-1996''' {{RecordSearch|2046945|Maine Death Index, 1960-1996}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; inde
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*'''1960-1996''' {{RecordSearch|2046945|Maine Death Index, 1960-1996}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Death Index - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index
 
 
==*'''1670-1921''' {{RecordSearch|1803978|Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[Maine Vital Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images==Deaths====
 
  
 
===References===
 
===References===

Latest revision as of 16:31, 18 January 2021

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Modern town borders of Auburn in Androscoggin County, Maine.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

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

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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 Auburn, 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 Auburn:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Auburn:

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 Auburn:

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 Auburn 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.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: Androscoggin Co.: Durham | Greene | Lewiston | Minot | Poland | Turner | Cumberland Co.: New Gloucester