Maine Family History Societies (O-Z)

This section lists county associations from Oakland (ME) Area to Woolwich giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Oakland (ME) Area Historical Society

A number of databases are available on the site, which include:

  • Deaths 1873-1997
  • Families of Oakland
  • Maine Bride's Index 1892-1955
  • Marriages 1864-1955(Incomplete)
  • Marriages 1977-1996 from Belgrade, Oakland, Rome and Sidney
  • Oakland Births (incomplete)
  • Oakland Directories
  • Waterville Marriages 1830-1870

They also have Rome Cemetery Inscriptions, Smithfield Cemetery Inscriptions and Census Images and Indexes.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mecoakla/?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Pejepscot Historical Society

The association was established in 1888.  They have a Library where a number of resources are accessible, which include:

  • 1850, 1860-1870 and 1880 Agricultural Censuses
  • African-American Research files
  • Dr. Stakeman's African-American Census of Maine
  • Marriage Announcements taken from Newspapers
  • Obituaries taken from Newspapers
  • Topsham Census

Website: 
http://pejepscothistorical.org 


Readfield Historical Society

As records for the town of Readfield are complete back to the town's incorporation in 1791, members of the association have compiled Card Indexes for each resident of Readfield up to 1900. 

These Card Indexes include School District # residents lived in, Church affiliation, Town Offices held, Burial Place and Vital Statistics.  They also have information regarding Readfield Early Settlers.

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mecreadf/rdfldrhs.htm?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Scarborough Historical Society and Museum

The association was established in 1961.  They have information regarding Interesting Scarborough people on their site, which include Marguerite Lary(Teacher and Scarborough Legend), Albin Angell(Fisherman), Elbridge Oliver(1849-1930) and Noah Pillsbury's Horse and Wagon(1903). 

A number of publications are also available for sale, which include History of Scarborough 1633-1783, York Deeds Index and Grandfather Tales of Scarborough.

Website:
http://scarborohs.mainememory.net


Union Historical Society

The organisation has a Research facility where a number of resources are accessible, which incorporate:

  • Bridges to the Past
  • Cemetery Records
  • Genealogy files for some families
  • History of the Town
  • Local Census Registers
  • Probate Records of Lincoln County 1760-1800
  • Union Past and Present

A list of Cemeteries is also available on the site, which include:

  • Common or 7 Tree
  • East Union
  • Lake View
  • Sidelinger
  • Skidmore

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1857 Union Map
  • Bridges to the Past
  • Come Spring
  • History of the Town of Union
Website:
http://unionhistoricalsociety.org/


Woolwich Historical Society

The association has information regarding some families in the area and a list of these families is available on the site.

Website: 
http://woolwichhistoricalsociety.org