The Maine Genealogist Nov 2015 edition had a short article about the opinion of one census taker who took the 1860 Ellsworth, ME census. He didn’t give married ladies any […]

The port of New York ship passenger records for 1892-1957 are available at Earlier records from 1829-1892 are at

Harvard University has started a several year project to digitize all known archival and manuscript materials in their library related to 17th and 18th century North America. It is called […]

The DAR has a series of source guides for several states including Mass and Maine. They’re available in hardcover and/or PDF. There are 6 vols. and include southern states. Check […]

This Old Tree, January 2016

I received a query via our group’s Facebook page on a Daniel Tibbetts. The woman wanted to know if he was the son of Philip Tibbetts of Shapleigh, Maine and […]

President’s Message, January 2016

Greetings, January 2016! Did you make a New Year resolution? Whether you did or not, you probably have to-do lists concerning your family history search. Here in Northern Maine we […]