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Parkman, Piscataquis County, Maine Genealogy

Brief History

In 1822 Parkman was incorporated in Somerset County, Maine: see Somerset County, Maine Genealogy.
In 1838 Parkman became part of Piscataquis County, Maine: see Piscataquis County, Maine Genealogy.
For now, 1900 United States census records of Parkman are indexed incorrectly as Parkman, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States. There is an open case number.

Additional data on Parkman, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Cemeteries

Church Records

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 Parkman, 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 Parkman:

City Directories

Land Records

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

Libraries and Historical Societies

Maps

The following are online maps of the town of Parkman:

Newspapers

Probate Records

In Maine, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Parkman:

Town Histories

Town Records

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 Parkman town records available online:

Town Clerk

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Parkman Town Clerk
771 State Hwy 150
Parkman, ME 04443
Telephone: (207) 876-3730 Fax: (207) 876-9704
Website

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

References

Adjacent towns: Piscataquis Co.: Blanchard | Guilford | Monson | Parkman | Willimantic | Kingsbury Plantation