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Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Falmouth in Cumberland County, Maine.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Additional data on Falmouth, 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 Falmouth, 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 Falmouth:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Falmouth: Historical lot layout maps for the Town of Falmouth:

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 Falmouth:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

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 Falmouth town records available online:

Book One (1718-1728) and Book Two (1728-1773) are accessible on FamilySearch microfilm # 7724782 via this link. A text transcription and description of both books may also be attained through the Internet Archive; see here for Book One and here for Book Two.

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.

Falmouth Town Clerk 271 Falmouth Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
(207) 781-5253
Falmouth Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

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