Palermo, Waldo County, Maine Genealogy
Additional data on Palermo, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.
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 Palermo, 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 Palermo:
The following are online land records for the town of Palermo:
Libraries and Historical Societies
The following are online maps of the town of Palermo:
In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Palermo:
Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.
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:
- Cemetery records
- Estrays (stray animals)
- Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
- Land records
- Name changes
- Care of the poor
- School records
- Tax lists
- Town meeting minutes
- Voter registrations
- Warning outs (of town)
The following are Palermo town records available online:
The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.
Town of Palermo Town Clerk
45 North Palermo Road
Palermo, ME 04354
Phone: (207) 993-2296