Source:Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder (S.M. Watson)

Source The Maine historical and genealogical recorder
Place Maine, United States
Subject Biography, Cemetery records, Church records, Family tree, History, Vital records
Publication information
Type Periodical
Publisher S.M. Watson
Place issued Portland, Maine
The Maine historical and genealogical recorder. (Portland, Maine: S.M. Watson).
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Google BooksVol 1, 1884Free website
Google BooksVol 2, 1885Free website
Google BooksVol 3, 1886Free website
Google BooksVol 4, 1887Free website
Google BooksVol 5, 1888Free website
Google BooksVol 6, 1889Free website
Google BooksVol 7, 1893Free website
Google BooksVol 8, 1895Free website
Google BooksVol 9, 1898Free website
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HathiTrustVol 7-9 Vo..Free website
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Usage Tips

Some church records from MHGR transcribed at [1].

WorldCat provides information on local libraries with copies of this title.

All volumes but #3 may be ordered through the nearest Family History Center.

This periodical was reprinted in three volumes by the Genealogical Publishing Co (Baltimore) in 1973. Some of the volumes are available in a digital format from the Family History Books search page at the free FamilySearch website.

  • Vol 7 (from the 1973 reprint edition) - 1893
  • Vol 6 - 1889
  • Vol 2 - 1885

All volumes are available from Google Books and the Internet Archive. Note that the journal was not published in consecutive years in many cases.

See Contents of the Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder (1884-1898), an article that begins to index (and link to persons and places) the contents of this journal. Vol 1, No. 1, 2 and 3 are currently indexed.

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FamilySearch has added two articles from the Maine Historical and Genealogical Recorder to their catalog as separate entries:

Vol 7

FHL film numbers

  • 599249 Item 2
  • 824402
  • 824403
  • 824404 Items 1-2