Welcome to the Maine Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Maine obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Maine, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Maine.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instruction for obtaining a copy of a Maine Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Maine Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Maine

Event: Birth or Death

Cost of copy: Certified $15.00
Non-Certified $10.00

Office of Vital Records
Maine Department of Human Services
244 Water Street
#11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0011

Remarks: State office has records since 1923. Records for 1892-1922 are available at the Maine State Archives. For earlier records, write to the municipality where the event occurred. Additional copies of same record ordered at same time are $6.00 each.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Treasurer, State of Maine. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (207) 287-3181. This will be a recorded message.

Directory of Maine Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Maine Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Maine Newspapers.
Surname Meanings Database


Maine Obituary Search Engine
Maine Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Maine Obituary and Death Notices Archive
Honor Students Archive - Maine Students
The Advertiser-Democrat
Maine Marriages Searchable Index 1892-1966
Maine Cemetery Inscriptions

Central Maine

Kennebec Journal Online
Morning Sentinel-Kennebec Journal Obituaries

Androscoggin Co.

Bates College Faculty & Alumni Obituary Search Engine (Lewiston)

Aroostook Co.

Perham, Aroostook Co., Vital Records

Cumberland Co.

Cumberland County Obituary Search Engine
The Times Record
Portland Press Herald
The South Portland Sentry Obituaries
Gray News

Hancock Co.

Ellsworth American Obituary Archive Search Engine

Katahdin/Moosehead Region

The Daily ME

Kennebec Co.

Colby College Alumni & Faculty Obituary Search Engine (Waterville)
Report of the Undertaker of Hallowell in 1887
Halde Cemetery, Lawry Brothers Funeral Home Records
Oakland Deaths 1873-1928
Oakland Deaths 1929-1981
Oakland Deaths 1960-1996
Oakland Marriages 1864-1916
Oakland Marriages 1917-1955

Lincoln Co.

Boothbay Register
Wiscasset Newspaper
Lincoln County News

Oxford Co.

Otisfield Death Index 1873-1999

Penobscot Co.

Abbott Memorial Library Obituary Database
Penobscot County Cemetery Inscriptions
Rolling Thunder Express Obituaries
Brookings Smith Funeral Home Obituaries
Early Lowell, ME Births
Early Lowell, ME Marriages
Penobscot County Births
Burlington, ME Deaths
Lincoln, ME Marriages A-B-C-D-E-G-H-I-J-L-M-P-R-S-T-Y
Lincoln Maine Penobscot County Births Before 1892 A-H-J-W

Piscataquis Co.

Guilford, Maine Marriages 1816-1841
Early Guilford Births
Early Marriages in Sangerville

Sagadahoc Co.

Wiscasset Newspaper

York Co.

York County Obituary Search Engine
Online Journal Tribune
The York Weekly

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