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Maine is covered under our "Northeastern Coastal
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Its county seat is Ellsworth.
It was incorporated in 1789 and contains 1,522 sq miles. Hancock
County was named for John Hancock, the first governor of
Massachusetts who was most famous for his signature being the
largest on the Declaration of Independence.
Cities and Towns
* Amherst *
Aurora * Bar Harbor (town) * Blue Hill * Brooklin
* Brooksville *
Bucksport * Castine * Cranberry Isles * Dedham
* Deer Isle *
Eastbrook * Ellsworth * Franklin * Frenchboro
* Gouldsboro *
Great Pond * Hancock * Lamoine
* Mariaville * Mount Desert *
Orland * Osborn
* Otis * Penobscot * Sedgwick * Sorrento *
* Stonington * Sullivan * Surry * Swans
* Tremont * Trenton * Verona * Waltham * Winter
Lost at Sea
Headstones of Union Veterans
||WILLS / PROBATE
Biographies: Elias Morey,
Jr.; John Finney; Cushing Stewart; Seth Kempton,
Miscellaneous: Ships and Sailors:
George Tapley, Robert Tapley, Abram Tapley, Jerome
Tapley, John Tapley, Thomas Tapley, William
Miscellaneous: Residents of Brooksville
over Seventy in 1935
Biographies: Joseph Remick, John Cook, Rev. Bryant
Lennan, John Valentine, Kimball Herrick
News/Deaths: Captain Henry
Gilley, C.H. Cottle, Mrs. S.B. Dole, Mr. Green
News/Sick List: Mrs.
News/Parties/Anniversaries: Mrs. Malcolm
Vessels Lost at Sea: Schooner Lyman M.
News/Fires Accidents and
Tragedies: Abijah Fletcher, Mr. Ryder, Foster Ames,Chas.
News/Anniversaries and Parties:Mr. and Mrs.
News/Weather: Winter of 1875
Lost at Sea: Schooner R.S. Warre
Biographies: Thomas Kench, Michael
Miscellaneous: Vessels Lost at
Newspaper/Sick List: Post Master
1883 Pensioner List,
transcribed by Susan
County, Maine - north
County, Maine - northeast
County, Maine - west