Even though Maine is a small, sparsely populated state in an out-of-the-way location, many genealogists find that they have ancestors who lived in Maine. There are resources available for tracing Maine ancestors, despite a late start to vital records registration. This presentation will cover the most commonly used resources for research in the Pine Tree State.
B.J. Jamieson is the genealogy reference specialist at the Maine State Library, as well as serving as the genealogy interest group chair for the Maine Library Association. She holds an M.S. in library science from Clarion University as well as a postgraduate certificate in genealogy from the University of Strathclyde.