Genealogy Projects tagged with Maine on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Aroostook County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Aroostook County, Maine , situated along the Canadian border, is the northernmost part of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,870. Its seat is Houlton.Known locally in Maine simply as "The County," it is the largest American county by land area east of the Rocky Mountains and the largest county by total area in Maine. As ...

  • Penobscot County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Penobscot County, Maine is a geographically large county, stretching along angles into central, eastern, and northern Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 153,923. Its county seat is Bangor. The county was established on February 15, 1816 from a portion of Hancock County when the area was still part of Massachusetts.Penobscot Cou...

  • Kennebec County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Kennebec County, Maine is a county in south-central Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 122,151. Its county seat is Augusta, the state capital. The county was established on February 20, 1799 from portions of Cumberland and Lincoln Counties. The name Kennebec comes from the Eastern Abenaki /kínipekʷ/ , meaning "large body of sti...

  • New England Order of Protection

    The New England Order of Protection was fraternal benefit/mutual aid society serving New England. Its foundational principles were equity, benevolence, and charity. The Order was founded in 1887 and incorporated in Massachusetts. It had splintered off from the Knights and Ladies of Honor, which was one of the reasons the N.E.O.P. was always gender-inclusive. According to the N.E.O.P.'s founder...

  • Bowdoin College

    Wikipedia = Bowdoin College Bowdoin College /ˈboʊdɨn/ is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college enrolls 1,839 students and has been coeducational since 1971. Bowdoin offers 33 majors and 4 additional minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Famous alumni include Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Franklin ...

  • Lithuanian United States Naturalization Project

    This is for profiles created as part of the Lithuanian Heritage Project, a group on Facebook.The goal of the Lithuanian Heritage Project is to work collaboratively to build the information bridge between countries and generations, to collect information that enables Lithuanians globally to connect with their Lithuanian family members.For more information on the project, please contact Ann Marie...

  • Cumberland County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Cumberland County, Maine is a county in the southwestern part of the state. As of the 2010 census, the population was 281,674, making it the most populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Portland. Cumberland County was founded in 1760 from a portion of York County, Massachusetts and named for William, Duke of Cumberland, a son of King Ge...

  • Piscataquis County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Piscataquis County, Maine is a geographically large county in central and northern Maine. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,535, making it Maine's least-populous county. Its county seat is Dover-Foxcroft. The county was incorporated on March 23, 1838, taken from the western part of Penobscot County and the eastern part of Somerset...

  • St. Sebastian Cemetery, Madison, Maine

    This project is for those buried in St. Sebastian Cemetery, Madison, Somerset County, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Oceanview Cemetery, Boothbay, Maine

    This project is for those buried in Oceanview Cemetery, Boothbay, Lincoln County, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Maine with Counties, Cities, and Towns Project

    This project is for those that were born, lived and/or died in the State of Maine . It is an umbrella for all other projects affiliated with Maine.==projects to be added to this page's Related Projects section==* ==handy references==* Wikipedia: Maine * Wikipedia: Template:Maine (contains lists of regions, counties and cities)==links==*

  • Lincoln County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Lincoln County, Maine is a county in the south-central part of the state, along the North Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the population was 34,457. Its county seat is Wiscasset. The county was founded in 1760 from a portion of York County, Massachusetts and named after the English city Lincoln, the birthplace of Massachusetts Bay Pro...

  • Sagadahoc County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Sagadahoc County, Maine is a county in southeastern Maine, along the North Atlantic Ocean coast. As of the 2010 census, the population was 35,293. Its county seat is Bath, an important tourism center. In geographic area, it is the smallest county in Maine.Sagadahoc County is part of the Portland-South Portland, ME Metropolitan Statistical Ar...

  • Somerset County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Somerset County, Maine is a geographically large county that stretches into western, central, and northern Maine. As of the 2010 census, the population was 52,228. Its county seat is Skowhegan.Somerset County was established on March 1, 1809 from portions of Kennebec County and was named after Somerset County in England.Partly along the Cana...

  • Husson University

    Wikipedia Husson University is a private university located in Bangor, Maine, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. It has a total enrollment of approximately 3,500 students, including 750 graduate students.Husson University is the only university in Bangor, Maine. With campuses in Westbrook and Presque Isle, it has the largest physical footprint of any private university in the state. N...

  • Colby College

    Wikipedia ==Colby College=Colby College is a private liberal arts college located on Mayflower Hill in Waterville, Maine, USA. Founded in 1813, it is the 12th-oldest independent liberal arts college in the United States. Colby was the first all-male college in New England to accept female students in 1871.[2]Approximately 1,800 students from more than 60 countries are enrolled annually. The col...

  • Bates College

    Wikipedia = Bates College Bates College is a private liberal arts college located in Lewiston, Maine, in the United States. The college was founded in 1855 by abolitionists. Bates College is one of the first colleges in the United States to be coeducational from establishment, and is also the oldest continuously operating coeducational institution in New England. Originally a Free Will Baptist ...

  • New England

    This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project. England is a region in the northeastern corner of the United States consisting of the six states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. New England is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Canada (the Canadian Maritimes and Quebec) and the state of New York.In one of the earliest English settlemen...

  • Knox County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Knox County, Maine is a county in the south-central part of the state, along the North Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the population was 39,736. Its county seat is Rockland. The county is named for American Revolutionary War general and Secretary of War Henry Knox, who lived in the county from 1795 until his death in 1806. The county...

  • Jews of Maine

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Maine .

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  • Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery

    Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery is located in Springvale, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Oxford County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Oxford County, Maine is a county in western Maine, along the borders with New Hampshire and Canada. As of the 2010 Census, the county had a population of 57,833. Its county seat is the town of Paris and the largest town is Rumford. The county was formed on March 4, 1805 from northerly portions of York and Cumberland counties. It borders the ...

  • Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford, Maine

    This project is for those buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford, York County, Maine. Notable Burials Louis Bertrand Goodall (1851-1935) - US Congress Links Official Website Find a Grave

  • York County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = York County, Maine is the extreme southwestern county in the state, along the New Hampshire border and the North Atlantic Ocean. Permanently re-founded in 1639, it held several of the oldest colonial settlement in Maine; consequently, is the oldest county in Maine and one of the oldest in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the populat...

  • Androscoggin County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Androscoggin County, Maine is a county in the southwestern part of the state. As of the 2010 U.S. census, the county's population was 107,702. Its county seat is Auburn.Androscoggin County comprises the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area and partially included within the Lewiston-Auburn, Maine, Metropolitan New England City...

  • Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Maine

    This project is for those buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine.Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor, Maine, is the second oldest garden cemetery in the United States. It was designed by architect Charles G. Bryant in 1834 and built by the Bangor Horticultural Society soon after, the same year that Bangor was incorporated as a city. Mount Hope Cemetery was added to the U.S. Na...

  • Maine in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Maine who served in the Union Army.

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  • University of Maine

    University of Maine (also referred to as UMaine, Maine or UMO) is a public research university in Orono, Maine, United States. The university was established in 1865 as a land grant college and is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. The University of Maine is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation.With an enrollment of approximately 11,000 s...

  • Waldo County, Maine

    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 W...

  • Hancock County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Hancock County, Maine is a county in southeastern Maine, along the North Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010 census, the population was 54,418. Its county seat is Ellsworth. The county was incorporated on June 25, 1789 and named for John Hancock, the first governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Hancock County has the longest coastline of a...

  • Riverview Cemetery, Warren, Maine

    This project is for those buried in Riverview Cemetery, Warren, Knox County, Maine. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • State of Maine

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . =The state of Maine is the northernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. Maine is the 39th most extensive and the 41st most populous of the U.S. states and territories. It is bordered by New Hampshire to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec to the north. Maine...

  • Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterboro, Maine

    This project is for those buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterboro, York County, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Franklin County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Franklin County, Maine is a county in the western part of the state, bordering Canada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,768, making it the second-least populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Farmington. The county was established on May 9, 1838 and named for Benjamin Franklin.=Ethnic Groups=The racial makeup of the county i...

  • Founders of Saco and Biddeford, Maine

    Please add Saco river valley pioneers to this project (actions menu > add profiles). Collaborators, please feel free to contribute resources, images, documents, edit the "project page,". .... And invite more collaborators.From An Introduction to Saco History In 1617 a company of adventurers led by Richard Vines weathered a winter at the mouth of the river in a place still known as Winter Harbor...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Maine

    Links===* Naming Conventions * Maine Indian Tribes =Maine Indian Tribes===Abnaki==>Properly Wabanaki, "those living at the sunrise," "those living at the east," "easterners." >Also called:>> Alnânbaǐ, own name, meaning "Indians," or "men.">>Aquannaque, Wabanaki as pronounced by Huron. >>Bashabas, name given them from a principal chief. >>Cannon-gageh-ronnons, name given by Mohawk.>>Moassones, f...

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  • Northeast Coast Campaign (1703)

    The Northeast Coast campaign (also known as the Six Terrible Days ) (10 August – 6 October 1703) was the first major campaign of Queen Anne's War in New England. Alexandre Leneuf de La Vallière de Beaubassin led 500 troops made up of French colonial forces and the Wabanaki Confederacy of Acadia (200 Mi'kmaq and others from Norridgewock). They attacked English settlements on the coast of present...

  • Washington County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . = Washington County, Maine , located along the North Atlantic Ocean, is the easternmost county in both Maine and the continental United States as a whole. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,856, making it the third-least populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Machias. The county was established on June 25, 1789. It borders the ...

  • United States Senators from Maine

    United States Senators from MaineList of United States Senators from Maine (from U.S. Senate web site-no links) of United States Senators from Maine (with wikipedia links)

  • Early Settlers of Wells, Maine

    Early Settlers of Wells, Maine= Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public Wells, situated upon the sea-coast, in York County, was first settled by persons from Exeter, N.H., about the year 1640. Its name is supposed to have come from Wells in England. In regard to land titles, Folsom says that an Indian named Thomas Chabinoke, devised all his title and interest to Namps-cas-co...

  • Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick

    Sarah Orne Jewett's South Berwick==Please add Geni profiles from writer Sarah Orne Jewett's life and times to this project. Collaborators, feel free to update the project, including images, resource material ... And invite more collaborators. * From the Sarah Orne Jewett Walking Tour brochure by the Jewett Eastman Memorial Committee, trustees of Jewett Eastman House:Novelist, poet and short-sto...

  • Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

    This Project is for those that were born, lived, and died in Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

  • Farber Gravestone Collection

    The Farber Collection is a photographs collection held by the The American Antiquarian Society Photographs of Sculpture on American GravestonesAn unusual but valuable collection at the American Antiquarian Society is that of the photographs of grave markers. Old burial grounds are treasure houses of early American sculpture and of historical and genealogical information. As Harriet Merrifield F...

  • Maine Governors

    Maine Governors===List of Governors of Maine==

  • Early Settlers of Kittery, Maine

    Bring your ancestor profiles on over. Must be set to public.==Town of Kittery, ME - Historical Notes==* from  One act of the court of elections held on October 20, 1647 , was memorable : the erection of the Piscataqua Plantations into a town, the first in our present State of Maine, by the name of Kittery , which embraced the present town of that name, the Berwicks and Eliot.The Town of Kitte...

  • Littlefield Family

    This Project is for the Descendants of Edmund Littlefield of Wells, Maine. We will document their Geni profiles, merge together duplicates, and clarify any ambiguities.=== General Note ===* For more information about Geni Projects, see the Geni Wiki Projects Page . * If you would like to contribute to this page, please feel free to edit the page. Click here for instructions about using Wiki mar...

  • Land Grant -Grantees oF Narragansett No.7-GORHAM,MAINE

    Gorham was born out of the Narragansett War, one of the 7 townships granted by the General Court of Massachusetts to 840 people who either fought or were descendants of fighters (or closely allied to them) who fought. The Narragansett War is called King Philip's War. Mr. McLellan's book says, "that a proclamation was made to the army in the name of the government, before they began their march ...

  • Oldest Homes in Maine

    Copyright ©2002-207 Hingham Internet Publishing All rights reserved.Revised 6-4-07****MAINE****1794 WATCHTIDE...by the Sea 190 West Main Street - Rt. 1 Searsport, ME stay@watchtide.com Owned by Revolutionary War Hero General Henry Knox from 1794-1798, became an Inn 1917. Purchased by present owners in 1994. Recently submitted to the National Historic Registry.1780 Captain James Winn House Ogunq...

  • Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery

    Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery is located in Caribou, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Maine's Swedish Colony (arrivals and births 1870 - 1900)

    Maine's Swedish Colony was founded in the 1870s in an effort to settle Northern Maine. Maine officials actively recruited several hundred immigrants from Sweden who came and formed the nucleus of a vibrant Swedish community. The first settlers, having arrived in Maine on July 23 of 1870, consisted of 22 men, 11 women, and 18 children, totaling 51 settlers. They settled lots in New Sweden and Wo...

  • Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery-Mt. Vernon Rd.

    Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery-Mt. Vernon Rd. is located in Augusta, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery-Civic Center Drive

    Maine Veterans' Memorial Cemetery-Civic Center Drive is located in Augusta, Maine. Find a Grave

  • Maine Women's Hall of Fame

    Maine Women's Hall of Fame was created in 1990 to honor the achievements of women associated with the U.S. state of Maine. The induction ceremonies are held each year during March, designated as Women's History Month. Nominees are chosen by the public via an online nomination form. The University of Maine at Augusta displays the hall of fame in its Bennett D. Katz Library, and also hosts the ha...