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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington County, Maine Genealogy|Washington]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Jonesboro'''  
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===Town Clerk ===
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'''Town of Jonesboro Town Clerk'''<br>23 Station Road<br>Jonesboro, ME 04648<br>Phone: (207)434-5141
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=== Brief History  ===
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===Brief History===
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Additional data on '''Jonesboro, Maine''' can be found in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonesboro,_Maine ''<u>WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia</u>''].
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===Cemeteries===
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===Church Records===
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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.<br><br>
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To see the churches in Jonesboro, visit [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=Jonesboro,%20Washington,%20Maine,%20United%20States&reqParents=4273118&reqParentsLabel=Town&reqParentsType=376&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Jonesboro,%20Washington,%20Maine,%20United%20States&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places].<br><br>
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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 Jonesboro:<br><br>
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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===City Directories===
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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===Land Records===
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The following are online land records for the town of Jonesboro:
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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===Maps===
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The following are online maps of the town of Jonesboro:
  
=== City Directories  ===
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===Newspapers===
  
=== Maps  ===
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===Probate Records===
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In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Jonesboro:
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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===Town Histories===
  
=== Churches  ===
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===Town Records===
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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:
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    <li>Births</li>
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    <li>Marriages</li>
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    <li>Deaths</li>
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    <li>Burials</li>
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    <li>Cemetery records</li>
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    <li>Appointments</li>
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    <li>Earmarks</li>
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    <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li>
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    <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li>
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    <li>Land records</li>
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    <li>Mortgages</li>
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    <li>Name changes</li>
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    <li>Care of the poor</li>
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    <li>School records</li>
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    <li>Surveys</li>
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    <li>Tax lists</li>
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    <li>Town meeting minutes</li>
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    <li>Voter registrations</li>
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    <li>Warning outs (of town)</li>
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The following are Jonesborotown records available online:
  
=== Land Records  ===
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====Town Clerk====
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The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
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'''Town of Jonesboro Town Clerk'''<br>23 Station Road<br>Jonesboro, ME 04648<br>Phone: (207)434-5141
  
=== Town Records ===
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===Vital Records===
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====Births====
  
=== Newspapers  ===
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====Marriages====
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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====Deaths====
  
=== References ===
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===References===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:54, 17 September 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Additional data on Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro, 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 Jonesboro:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Jonesboro:

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 Jonesboro:

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 Jonesborotown 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 Jonesboro Town Clerk
23 Station Road
Jonesboro, ME 04648
Phone: (207)434-5141

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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