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Hancock County

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.
Founded: 1790
County Seat: Ellsworth
Largest city: Ellsworth

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 * Southwest Harbor
* Stonington * Sullivan * Surry * Swans Island
* Tremont * Trenton * Verona * Waltham * Winter Harbor

 

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BIBLE BIOGRAPHIES BIRTHS
CEMETERIES CENSUS CHURCH
CITIES / TOWNS COURT DEATHS
FAMILIES GOVERNMENT HISTORY
LAND MAPS MARRIAGE / DIVORCE
MISCELLANEOUS

Vessels Lost at Sea
MILITARY

Headstones of Union Veterans
NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper History
OBITUARIES PHOTOS SCHOOLS
TAX LISTS WILLS / PROBATE SUBMIT AN OBIT
 


  

January 2015:
Biographies: Joseph Remick, John Cook, Rev. Bryant Lennan, John Valentine, Kimball Herrick
News/ Marriages: Anderson-Buck
News/Deaths: Captain Henry Gilley, C.H. Cottle, Mrs. S.B. Dole, Mr. Green West
News/Sick List: Mrs. Abbott
News/Parties/Anniversaries:  Mrs. Malcolm Long
Vessels Lost at Sea: Schooner Lyman M. Law

November 2014:
News/Fires Accidents and Tragedies: Abijah Fletcher, Mr. Ryder, Foster Ames,Chas. Gerry,George Dunham
News/Crimes: Daniel Kimball,Valparaiso Mosley
News/ Deaths:Charles Bickford
News/Anniversaries and Parties:Mr. and Mrs. John Clough
News/Weather: Winter of 1875
Vessels Lost at Sea: Schooner R.S. Warre
September 2014:
Biographies: Thomas Kench, Michael Carney,Greenlaw
Miscellaneous: Vessels Lost at Sea
August 2014
Newspaper/Deaths:Chief Justice Fuller
Newspaper/Sick List: Post Master General Bissell
Newspaper/Visiting and Gossip:Rev. W.A.R. Goodwin
Newspaper/Crimes:Geo. Vanderbilt silver found
Biographies:Alexander Nutter,Joseph Toothaker,Richard Carpenter
Church:Swan Island
April 2014
1883 Pensioner List, transcribed by Susan Geist



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ADJACENT COUNTIES:
* Penobscot County, Maine - north
* Washington County, Maine - northeast
* Waldo County, Maine - west

 

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