The Thompson Free Library has many genealogy resources relating to Piscataquis County. These resources can be found in the Maine Room (at the front of the building), the Periodical Room (in the basement), or the Vertical File (behind the Circulation Desk).

You can also access MyHeritage Library Edition from home via the Digital Maine Library, or come into the library to access Ancestry Library Edition.

Please ask a staff member if you need help locating or retrieving any of these materials:

  • Atkinson town reports (Periodical Room)
  • Early Atkinson births (Vertical File)
  • Census records, Piscataquis County – 1840 through 1920 (Microfilm and Maine Room)
  • Dover, Foxcroft, and Dover-Foxcroft town reports (Periodical Room)
  • History of East Dover to 1958 (Vertical File)
  • Foxcroft Academy catalog of students (Periodical Room)
  • Foxcroft Academy yearbooks (Periodical Room)
  • Our French Canadian Ancestors, 30 volumes (Maine Room)
  • Guilford History, including: Names in Guilford cemeteries; Guilford settlers born in 18th century; Family names; War veterans; Births and deaths 1760-1982 (Vertical File)
  • Individual family genealogies (Maine Room and Vertical File)
  • Maine Families 1790-1892 (Maine Room)
  • Maine Old Cemetery Association, series 1, 2, & 3 (Microfilm)
  • Massachusetts Soldiers & Sailors of the Revolution, 17 volumes (Maine Room)
  • New England Historic Genealogy Society Register, 1847-1987 (Microfilm)
  • Piscataquis Farmer, 1842-1847 (Online)
  • Piscataquis Herald, 1838-1842 (Online)
  • Piscataquis Observer, 1847-Present (Online, newer issues in Periodical Room)
  • Sebec Lake South Shore families (Vertical File)
  • Town histories (Maine Room)
  • Manuscripts/genealogies of many families (Vertical File)
  • York deeds 1642-1785 (Maine Room)