Tremont, Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Tremont in Hancock County, Maine.


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Tremont was first incorporated as the Town of Mansel from a part of Mount Desert in 1848, but that same year changed its name to Tremont, Hancock County, Maine Genealogy. Hardwood Island and Robinson's Island (now Tinker) were annexed in 1859 from the extinct town of Seaville; land was set off to form Southwest Harbor in 1905[1]

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

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Maine were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Maine denominations, view the Maine Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in Tremont, visit FamilySearch Places.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of Tremont:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of Tremont:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Tremont:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Tremont:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Maine, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Tremont town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Town of Tremont Town Clerk
20 Harbor Drive, Route 102A
Bass Harbor, ME 04653
Phone: (207) 244-7204
email:mckenzie02@roadrunner.com
Tremont Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Tremont, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 17 November 2013).

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.:  ?