MAINE GENEALOGY EXPRESS

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Welcome to
Maine
Genealogy Express


 


Information about the Seal

Hello, My name is Sharon Wick.
Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED Website.

If you have anything to add to this website, donations pertaining to
Maine history are gladly accepted for this website.
Thank you!

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AS  I AM MAKING A BETTER
MAINE GENEALOGY EXPRESS
~ Sharon Wick

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STATE BIRD: Chickadee
STATE FLOWER:  White pine cone and tassel (Pinus strobus, linnaeus)
adopted by Legislature in 1895

 

 

   

 

 


State Flower:  White pine cone & tassel
State Bird: Chickadee
State Tree:  Eastern White Pine
Maine is called the Pine Tree State
State Motto:
 Dirigo (I direct)

Maine was at one time part of Massachusetts. It became its own state on March 15th, 1820, becoming the 23rd state admitted to the United States of America, although its northern borders were not finalized until 1842.

State Capitol:
Augusta

  • Population of Maine in 2000: 1,274,923
  • Counties: 16
  • Land Area: 33,215 square miles
  • Length of Coastline: 3,500 miles
  • Lakes and Ponds: 6,000
  • Forest: 17 million acres
  • Persons per Square Mile: 41.3
  • Largest City: Portland
  • State Capitol: Augusta
  • Statehood: Became the 23rd State on March 15, 1820

 

PLEASE BE PATIENT WHILE I UPLOAD MAINE'S DATA.
~Sharon W.

Maine's Seal Post offices Governors History
BIOGRAPHIES Deaths

Death Notices

Obituaries
 
Newspaper Items added for
Lincoln Co.
Somerset Co.
Added 10/09/2007
MILITARY

Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Illinois

News updated Forming of
Counties
MAINE
Research
Items
Intent to Marry
in Gorham Maine
  OLD LAWS MAINE
CENSUS INDEX
 

SOME OFF-SITE RESOURCES:
(These have already been done so there is no sense in my trying to repeat them so here goes ~ SW)
MAINE GOVERNMENT WEBSITE
First Parish Church & Cemetery
of York, Maine

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Historical Collections of Piscataquis Co., Maine.
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Bangor, Maine Cemetery Listings
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Abbott Memorial Library Obituary Database - Dexter, Maine
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, ME
Burial Records

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Deaths and Marriages
by Mrs. Arthur Ward

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I have changed the search engine on this site,
If you are having trouble with it, please check again soon because it is
in process of renewing. ~sw

State of Maine - Updates
Updates in process of uploading

Maine's Access to Government

STATE BIRD:

Chickadee

STATE FLAG

STATE FLOWER:

White Pine Cone & Tassle

Famous people from Maine:

Walter Van Tilburg Clark writer, East Oreland
Cyrus Curtis publisher, Portland
Dorothea Dix civil rights reformer, Hampden
Dustin Farnum actor, Hampton Beach
John Ford film director, Cape Elizabeth
Melville Fuller jurist, Augusta
Marsden Hartley painter, Lewiston
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poet, Portland
Sarah Orne Jewett author, South Berwick
Stephen King writer, Portland
Linda Lavin actress, Portland
Hiram Stevens Maxim inventor, Sangerville
Edna St. Vincent Millay poet, Rockland
Marston Morse mathematician, Waterville
Frank Munsey publisher, Mercer
Walter Piston composer, Rockland
George Palmer Putnam publisher, Brunswick
Kenneth Roberts historical author, Kennebunk
Edwin Arlington Robinson poet, Head Tide
Margaret Chase Smith politician, Skowhegan
Percy Lebaron Spencer inventor, Howland
Francis & Freelan Stanley inventors, Kingfield
John Hay Whitney publisher, Ellsworth


State symbols
State berry: Wild Blueberry
State bird: Black-capped Chickadee
State cat: Maine Coon
State fish: Land-locked salmon
State flower: White Pinecone and Tassel
State fossil: Pertica Quadrifaria
State gemstone: Tourmaline
State herb: Wintergreen
State insect: European honey bee
State mammal: Moose
State animal: Moose
State beverage: Moxie
State soil: Chesuncook soil series
State song: State of Maine Song
State tree: Eastern White Pine
State vessel: Arctic exploration schooner Bowdoin
State motto: Dirigo ("I lead" or "I direct")





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