Friday, August 28, 2009

Vital Records of Mercer, Maine

Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #61 is now available. The Vital Records of Mercer, Maine have been compiled by Marlene A. Groves.

The town of Mercer is located in the southwestern corner of Somerset County and is twelve miles west of Skowhegan. The town is bounded on the West by New Sharon, on the North by Starks, on the east by Norridgewock and Smithfield, and on the South by Rome.

This transcription was made from the digital images of the original records as contained on the CD available from Picton Press. One original volume, the marriage records for the period 1804-1835, had never before been microfilmed but was digitized for this transcription from the original volume located in the Mercer town office. Also included in this transcription are several Delayed Records of Births for years prior to 1892 which were also located inthe town office.

224 pages, hard cover, 5,099 entry Every Name Index. 2009.

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