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Maine Resource Guide: Addison, Washington County

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County

Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1797


Previous Designations

Township No. 6 East of Union River, Livermore Survey (T6 EUR LS); Englishman River; Pleasant River; Plantation No. 6 West of Machias


Prominent Islands

Big Nash Island, Crowley Island, Doyle Island, Drisko Island, Lower Birch Island, Norton Island, Upper Birch Island


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Addison, Addison Point (former post office), Basin (former post office), Bryant Corners, Cape Split, Dalotville (former post office), Indian River, Seaside (former post office), South Addison, Tracy Corners, Westcogus (or Wescogus, a former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Beals, Columbia, Columbia Falls, Harrington, Jonesboro, Jonesport


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Addison, Maine


Vital Records

Downeast Genealogy: Addison Birth Records

Downeast Genealogy: Addison Marriage Records


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Addison, Washington, Maine

Official Website: Town of Addison


Bibliography

______, Addison, Maine: a bicentennial history, 1997 (Addison Bicentennial Committee, 1997)

Foster, Angela M., comp., Vital records of Addison, Maine, 1850-1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c2003)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Addison and Harrington register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., H.E. Mitchell co., 1905)

Tibbetts, Leonard F., and Darryl B. Lamson, Early Pleasant River families of Washington County, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1997)

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