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Maine Resource Guide: Acton, York County

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County · Incorporated · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Cemeteries · Maps · Vital Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

York County


Incorporated

1830 from part of Shapleigh


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Shapleigh in 1831


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Acton, Miller Corner, North Acton (former post office), Shapleigh Corner (former post office at Acton), South Acton


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Lebanon, Milton (N.H.), Newfield, Sanford, Shapleigh, Wakefield (N.H.)


Cemeteries

Cemeteries of York County


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Acton, Maine


Vital Records

Early Casualties in Acton


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Acton, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Acton

Maine Memory Network: Acton


Bibliography

Boyle, Frederick R., Early families of Shapleigh and Acton, Maine (Portsmouth, N.H.: P.E. Randall, 2002)

Foster, Angela, comp., Acton, ME: town vital records, 1797-1893 (Waterville, Me.: A. Foster/World Genealogy Project, 2002)

Fullonton, Joseph, The history of Acton, Me. (Dover, N. H.: W. Burr, printer, 1847)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Acton, Shapleigh, Parsonsfield, Newfield, Lebanon, 1907 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell co., 1907)

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