Windham Historical Society, Maine
The town of Windham is in Cumberland County, in southern Maine. The Windham County Historical Society has made a number of resources available on its website. Click "Links" in the menu bar for items including the following:
Windham, Maine Cemeteries
This section contains burial databases with mostly alphabetical listings for more than twenty-five Windham cemeteries, as well as cemetery information, location, and condition.
The "Windham, Maine selected Historical Records" link includes the following:
The Moses Little Judicial Papers Collection
Little was a Justice of the Peace. His papers date from 1791 to 1844. The majority of the items are Writs of Summons and/or Attachments, plus some Executions of payment to settle the debts for which papers were filed. The collection includes files with chronological lists containing brief summaries of the various cases. You will also find alphabetical indexes to each case type.
In this section you will find Windham vital records drawn from a number of different sources. There are marriages from 1906-1944, indexed by bride and by groom; death records from 1906-1974, extracted from the Annual Reports of Town Officers; Friends marriage, birth, and death records; and birth, marriage, and death records compiled around the turn of the twentieth century. In addition, researchers will find "Family Records" written by Samuel Dole in 1897.
Windham Deeds & Probate Records
There are three databases in this section. "Deeds, Bonds, Leases, Etc." and "More Deeds, Bonds, Leases, Etc.," contain data extracted from original and photocopied documents in the collections of the Windham Historical Society. Both databases are arranged chronologically from 1761 through 1928. The third database, "More Windham, Maine Deeds," contains extractions of additional Windham deeds from the Cumberland County Registry of Deeds. They are arranged chronologically from 1819 through 1953.
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