(in the Local History Department unless otherwise stated)


Chadbourne, Ava Harriet. Maine place names and the peopling of its towns: York; foreword by Elizabeth Ring. Illustrated county ed. Freeport, Me.: Bond Wheelwright, 1971. 974.108.C344my


Bartlett, Ralph Sylvester. The history of York county, Maine, and a rambling narrative about the town of Eliot and its mother-town old Kittery with personal reminiscences; an address delivered by Ralph Sylvester Bartlett at exercises held in Eliot, Maine, August 29, 1936, in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of York county in the province of Maine. [Boston Jerome press] c1938. 974.19.18

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

Index to death notices: Jenks's Portland gazette, 1798-1806 / compiled by David Colby Young.1st ed. limited. Danville, Me. (PO Box 152, Danville 04223): D.C. Young, c1983- 929.37419.Y84i v.1 c.2

Maine Probate abstracts / by John Eldridge Frost. Camden, Me.: Picton Press, 1991. 929.3741.F929m v.1-2

Marriage returns of York County, Maine prior to 1892 / edited by John Eldridge Frost and Joseph Crook Anderson, II. Camden, Me.: Picton Press, c1993. 929.1741 .Y82m

The old families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts, with some related families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich and Hampton. By David W. Hoyt. Providence, R.I. [Snow & Farnham, printers] 1897-1917. 974.45.S17.1 v.1-3

Perkins, Esselyn GilmanHistory of Ogunquit Village: with many interesting facts of more recent interest. Portland, Me.: Falmouth Pub. House, c1951. 974.19.O3.1

Clayton, W. W. (W. Woodford). History of York County, Maine. With illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers. Philadelphia, Everts & Peck, 1880. 974.19.8

Province and courts of Maine. Portland: Maine Historical Society, 1928- 974.102.M284p v.1-6

Saco Valley settlements and families: historical, biographical, genealogical, traditional, and legendary / by G. T. Ridlon, Sr. Portland, Me., 1895. 974.19.4

Mountfort, Julia Ann Dyke. Witch trot land; being a bit about the mother of Maine, York county, or Yorkshire, or New Somersetshire, from which all Maine counties came. Of her hopes and dreams and heart-breaks, and of the first incorporated English city in America. By a couple of witches (Anne Mountfort) [and] (Katherine Marshall) [Damariscotta, Me., Lincoln county news, 1937] 974.19.17

York County (Me.). Register of Deeds. York deeds. 1642-1737. Portland, J. T. Hull, ca. 1900. v. 1-18. 974.102.Y8 v.1-18

Taylor, Helen V. A time to recall: the delights of a Maine childhooddrawings by Erik Blegvad. New York: Norton, c1963. 974.108.T214t

Maine cemetery inscriptions: York County / Maine Old Cemetery Association. Camden, Me.: Picton Press, c1995. REF 929.5 .M284mc vol.1-4


Atlas of York County, Maine. From actual surveys, drawn and published by Sanford, Everts & Co. Philadelphia, 1872. 912.7419.S22

The old maps of York County, Maine, in 1872. Fryeburg, Me.: Saco Valley Printing, c1980. 912.7419.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 929.3741.J137m 1850

Bangor Newspaper Index Located at the back of 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 York Genealogy Research

USGEN WEB for York County

Cemetery Records Online for York County

York Historical Society