Friday, December 28, 2007

January Genealogical Events

Here's what's happening genealogically around the state for January:

January 5, 2008
Greater Portland Chapter of MGS
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Town Clerks, a panel discussion led by Howard Faulkner

January 10, 2008
Wassebec Genealogical Society
Dover-Foxcroft, Maine
Interview Tips presented by Tootie Bennett

January 13, 2008
Pejepscot Genealogical Society
Brunswick, Maine
Computers for Research and Storage

January 16, 2008
Penobscot County Genealogical Society
Bangor, Maine
Genealogical Software: Moving From Paper to Digital presented by John Albertini

Internet Portal for Local Government Offices

Maine has added a new access point for connecting with the over 500 municipalities and counties. With this service, you can find information online about every county and municipality in Maine, including contact information, basic facts, elected officials, and online services. Select a county using the map, or use the search below to locate a county or municipality.

A great resource when researching in Maine. You can visit the Local Government Portal at Make sure to bookmark it to have it always on hand.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Vital Records of Hudson, Maine

Picton Press announces that Vital Records of Hudson, Maine (by Charity Delana) is now available!

Hudson is located in Penobscot County, fifteen miles north of the county seat of Bangor. The vital records in this book were compiled from the original early town clerk record books for Hudson prior to 1892 as well as from marriage returns recorded in the Penobscot County Court House. Also included in this book are census mortality schedules and military service records.

120 pages, 6"x9" paperback. 3,025 entry Every Name Index, 2007.

For more info and price, or to place an order, please click the following link taking you to their website: