(in the Local History Department unless otherwise stated)


Massachusetts. General Court. Order of both branches of the legislature of Massachusetts to appoint commissioners to investigate the causes of the difficulties in the county of Lincoln : and the report of the commissioners thereon, with the documents in support thereof..., Boston: Printed by Munroe & French, 1811 974.15.5

Bacon, George F. (George Fox), Rockland, Belfast and vicinity : its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle., Newark, N.J., Glenwood publishing company, 1892 974.15.4

Biographical review: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox, and Waldo counties, Maine, Boston: Biographical Review, 1897 920.B52br


The York, Cumberland & Lincoln almanack, for the year of Christian æra, Portland: Printed and sold by Thomas B. Wait, 1788 529.5 .W134w 1792

Beston, Henry, Northern farm: a chronicle of Maine, New York: Rinehart, c1948 974.108.S539n c.3

Reed, Elizabeth Freeman, Miscellaneous records of Lincoln County Maine, 1983 974.15.12

Patterson, William D. (William Davis), The probate records of Lincoln county, Maine. 1760 to 1800.,Portland, Me., Printed for the Society, 1895 929.3.M282

Chronicles of Lincoln County, Augusta: Kennebec Journal Print Shop, 1924 974.15.6

Farnham, Russell, C., Early Farnham families of Hancock, Penobscot, and Lincoln Counties, Maine, Lecanto, FL : Russell C. Farnham; 1994 929.2 F235e


The old maps of Lincoln County Maine in 1857, Fryeburg, Me.: Saco Valley Printing, c1985 912.7415.O44o


United States. Census Office. 11th census, 1890, Schedules enumerating Union veterans and widows of Union veterans of the Civil War: Maine. [microform], Washington: National Archives, 1948 F973.7441.A3 part 1 and part 2

Also available are censuses on microfilm:

State of Maine Census for 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1920

The indexes for these censuses are located in the Microfilm Room for easy reference:

United States. Census Office. 1st census, 1790 Title Heads of families at the first census of the United States taken in the year 1790: Maine, Washington, Govt. Print Off., 1908 929.1741.U58

Maine 1800 territorial census index, Salt Lake City, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1979 929.3741.J137m 1800

Maine 1810 census index Publisher Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, c1976 929.3741.J137m 1810

Maine 1820 census index Publisher Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, c1976 929.3741.J137m 1820

Maine 1830 census index Publisher Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, c1977 929.3741.J137m 1830

Maine 1840 census index Publisher Bountiful, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, c1978 929.3741.J137m 1840

Maine 1850 census index Publisher Bountiful, Utah Accelerated Indexing Systems, c1978 929.3741.J137m 1850

Bangor Newspaper Index Located at the Back of the Bangor Room: Index of names, places, businesses, schools, and death, birth or marriage records. Articles are referenced to the specific day and page of a newspaper. Please ask for assistance at the reference desk or in the Bangor Room.

Websites for Lincoln County Genealogy Research

USGEN WEB for Lincoln County

Cemetery Records for Lincoln County

USGEN WEB to view some census materials