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Maine Resource Guide: Albion, Kennebec County

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County · Organized · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Vital Records · Miscellaneous Resources · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Organized

1803 as Freetown Plantation


Incorporated

1804 as the town of Fairfax; name changed in 1821 to Ligonia, and in 1824 to Albion


Previous Designations

Most of the town lay in the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase), but the northern portion was taken from the Nelson Tract


Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form China in 1818

A tract known as the "Territory North of Albion" was annexed in 1835

Part of Unity Plantation (now Unity Township) was annexed in 1853

Land was set off to Benton in 1863


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Albion, McDonald (former post office), Sennetts Corner, South Albion


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Benton, China, Freedom, Palermo, Unity, Unity Township, Winslow


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Albion, Maine


Vital Records

Albion Deaths, 1892-93


Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Albion


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Albion, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Albion

Early Families of Albion, Maine


Bibliography

______, The Town Register : Sidney, Vassalboro, China, Albion, 1908 (Augusta, Me.: Mitchell-Cony Co., Inc., 1908)

Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Albion, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1989)

Wiggin, Ruby C., Albion on the narrow gauge ([Clinton, Me.?: s.n.], 1964)

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