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Maine Resource Guide: Alfred, York County

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York County


1808, having been incorporated as a district of Sanford in 1794

Previous Designations

North Parish of Sanford; the northern part, together with the town of Waterboro, was earlier known as Massabesic Plantation; includes part of the Fluellen Tract

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to Sanford in 1828

Part of Waterboro was annexed in 1847

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alfred, Alfred Mills (formerly Littlefield's Mills), Gore (former post office), North Alfred, Shaker Village

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Kennebunk, Lyman, Sanford, Shapleigh, Waterboro


Historical USGS Maps of Alfred, Maine

Maps of Machias, Eastport, Alfred Village and Kennebunk, 1885

Alfred Village, York Co. (1894)

Vital Records

Alfred Births, 1741-1861

Alfred Marriages, 1795-1883

Alfred Deaths, 1796-1876

Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Alfred

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Alfred, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Alfred

Maine Memory Network: Alfred


______, Records of the First Baptist Church of Alfred, Maine, 1836-1914 ([S.l.]: Benapeag Chapter, D.A.R., Sanford and Springvale, Me., 1936)

Boyle, Frederick R., Early families of Alfred, Maine ( Portsmouth, N.H.: Peter E. Randall, 2006)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Alfred, Lyman, Dayton, Hollis and Waterboro, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

Parsons, Usher, A centennial history of Alfred, York County, Maine (Philadelphia, Pa., 1872)

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