Gorham, Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Gorham in Cumberland County, Maine.

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Gorham Town Clerk
75 South Street, Suite 1
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone (207)222-1600
Gorham Website

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Academy Building, Gorham, ME.jpg

The town of Gorham is located in southeastern Maine. It was named in honor of the famous New England Ranger John Gorham, the great grandfather of John Gorham 4th.

A Brief Chronology of Historical Events by the Gorham Historical Society

Additional data on Gorham, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

  • Pierce, Josiah. "An Address Delivered on the Twenty-Sixth of May, 1836: The Centennial Anniversary of the Settlement of Gorham." Portland: Charles Day and Co., 1836. Available at American Antiquarian Society. Also digitized by Gale.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Courtesy of the Gorham Historical Society (all downloadable Excel Spreadsheets):

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Courtesy of the Gorham Historical Society (all downloadable Excel Spreadsheets):

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Gorham Historical Society

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: Cumberland Co.: Scarborough | Standish | Westbrook | Windham | York Co.: Buxton