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  • Abner Edward Weed, Sr. (1800 - 1864)
    Abner Weed was born on 4 May 1800 in Thomaston, Maine to parents James Weed and Annah Williams. He married Sarah Ryan about 1824 in Maine. Children: Rachel R, Charles, John R, Emily, Esbun Edward, Eliz...
  • Jacob Bagley (1743 - 1835)
    Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Hanna Winslow (born Bagley) by SmartCopy : Sep 21 2015, 23:07:06 UTC
  • Benjamin Merserve (1744 - 1822)
    Reference: FamilySearch Genealogy - SmartCopy : Mar 6 2021, 2:24:31 UTC Son of Clement and Sarah (Decker) Meserve(y). Revolutionary War Patriot, served with the 3rd Regiment, Lincoln County Milit...
  • Eva M Sturbaum (1872 - 1960)
  • Joseph Brackett (1769 - 1852)
    Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Jun 15 2022, 5:26:26 UTC

This project is part of the State of Maine Portal.=

Waldo County, Maine is a county in the southern coastal part of the state, situated along Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Gilkey Harbor, and Seal Bay. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,786. Its county seat is Belfast. The county was founded on February 7, 1827 from a portion of Hancock County and named after Brigadier-General Samuel Waldo, proprietor of the Waldo Patent.

The islands of Waldo County are home to some of the country's oldest and most exclusive summer colonies. The county is also home to the Carlton Pond National Waterfowl Production Area.

Ethnic Groups

The racial makeup of the county in 2010 was 97.1% white, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% American Indian, 0.4% black or African American, 0.2% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 0.9% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 24.4% were English, 17.1% were Irish, 9.2% were German, 8.1% were American, 5.7% were Scottish, and 5.2% were Scotch-Irish. In 2000, 97.1% spoke English and 1.5% French as their first language

About the Project

Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Waldo County. You can add profiles for:

  • People born in Waldo County
  • People who lived in Waldo County
  • People who died in Waldo County

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