(in the Local History Department unless otherwise stated)


Eastport and Passamaquoddy: a collection of historical and biographical sketches / compiled by William Henry KilbyEastport, Me.: E. E. Shead & Co., 1888 974.14.E2.1


A genealogy of the Keene-Bridges families of Washington Co. Maine / Darrell E. Keene Jr.,3rd ed. [East Holden, Me.: D.E. Keene, Jr.], 1990. 929.2.K197g

1910 census and historic sketch of Columbia Falls, county of Washington Maine / compiled & transcribed by Richard N. Bedard. Cherryfield, ME.: Narragaugus Printing Co., 1990. 974.14.C7.5

Death notices from the Machias union / compiled by Clarence Day. [Machias, Me.? : C.A. Day, 1962-1965] Beginning 1875, notices not printed in the Union have been copied from the Machias republican. v.1, 1853-1873 -- v.2. 1874-1891. 974.14.M2.7 v.1-2

Early Pleasant River families of Washington County, Maine / by Leonard F. Tibbetts and Darryl B. LamsonCamden, Me.: Picton Press ; Warrensburg, MO: Also from D. B. Lamson, c1997. 929.3741.T4324e

Marriage returns of Washington County, Maine, prior to 1892 / edited by Alice MacDonald Long.Camden, Me. Picton Press, c1993. 929.3741.L85m

Downeast to Washington County Maine / compiled and written by Paul E. Bennett the doriman.[Freeport, Me.: P.E. Bennett, 1995] 974.14.19

Storms, Roger C. A history of three corners. Lee, Me., Lee Academy, 1971. 974.102.S885h

The sunrise route: a history of the railroads of Washington County, Maine / Michael C. Zimmerman. 1st ed. Brewer, Me.: Cay-Bel Publishing, 1985Stacks 385.Z65s

Way down east in Maine; the story of a pioneer family as told by themselves / [edited] by John T. Greenan. Morristown, N. J.: Compton Press, c1958. 929.2.T667w c.2

Marriage notices from the Machias union / compiled by Clarence Albert Day. [Machias, Me.?: C.A. Day, 1962-1965] 974.14.M2.8 v.1-2

The Vessels of way Down East: a listing of vessels built in the most easterly section of the State of Maine; the Passamaquoddy Customs District of Washington County / by Joyce E. Kinney. 1st ed., [Eastport, Me.: J.E. Kinney], c1989. (Bangor, Me. : Furbush-Roberts Prntg. Co.) 623.8.K623v


Atlas of Washington County, Maine; compiled, drawn, and published from official plans and actual surveys by George N. Colby & Co., assisted by H.E. Halfpenny [and others] Houlton, Maine, 1881. 912.7414.C672a

The Old maps of Washington County, Maine in 1881. Fryeburg, Me.: Saco Valley Printing, c1990. 912.7414.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: MaineWashington, 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 9 29.3741.J137m 1850

Bangor Newspaper Index Located at the Local History Department: Index of names, places, businesses, schools, and death, birth or marriage records. Articles are referenced to the specific day and page of a newspaper.

Websites for Washington Genealogy Research

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Cemetery Records Online for Washington County

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