SOMERSET COUNTY

BOOKS AND OTHER RESOURCES FOUND AT THE BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY ON
SOMERSET COUNTY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
(in Bangor Room unless otherwise stated)
 

Directories

Biographical review, volume XXIX: containing life sketches of leading citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington, and Aroostook Counties, Maine. Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Co., 1898. 920.B52bre

Chadbourne, Ava Harriet, Maine place names and the peopling of its towns: Kennebec and Somerset Counties. County edition. Portland, Me., Bond Wheelwright [1957] 974.108.C344mk

General

Hanson, J. W. (John Wesley), 1823-1901. History of the old towns, Norridgewock and Canaan, comprising Norridgewock, Canaan, Starks, Skowhegan, and Bloomfield, from their early settlement to the year 1849; including a sketch of the Abnakis Indians. By J. W. Hanson. Boston, The author, 1849. Vault 974.12.N7.1

Atlas of Somerset County, Maine / compiled, drawn, and published from official plans and actual surveys by George N. Colby & Co., assisted by H.E. Halfpenny [et al.] Houlton, Me., 1883. 912.7412.C672

Cummings, Mildred H., South Solon: the story of a Meeting House / Drawings by Philip Bornarth. Skowhegan, Me.: South Solon Historical Society, 1959. 974.17.S6.3

Somerset County in the world war, by Florence Waugh Danforth. [Lewiston, Me., Journal print shop and bindery, 1920?] 940.3741.D211s

Maps

The Old maps of southern Somerset County, Maine in 1883. Fryeburg, Me.: Saco Valley Printing, c1989. 912.7412.O44o

Microfilm

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 Office1st 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 Bangor Room: Index of names, places, businesses, schools, and death, birth or marriage records. Articles are referenced to the specific day and page of a newspaper. Please ask for assistance at the reference desk or in the Bangor Room.

Websites for Somerset Genealogy Research

USGEN WEB for Somerset County

S K Publications - To purchase

USGEN WEB to view some census materials