Chelsea, Kennebec County, Maine

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 County

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)

 Incorporated

1850 from part of Hallowell

 Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)

 Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Pittston in 1855

Land was ceded for the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in 1867 and 1901

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Chelsea, Powers (former post office), Togus, Togus Spring (former post office)

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Augusta, Farmingdale, Hallowell, Pittston, Randolph, Whitefield

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Chelsea, Maine

Settlers' Map of Chelsea

 Cemeteries

Togus National Cemetery (search for burials)

A Few Cemeteries in Maine

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Chelsea

World War I Soldiers Index: National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Chelsea, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Chelsea

 Bibliography

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register, 1903-4: Pittston, Chelsea, Randolph (Kent's Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1904)

Taylor, Helen C., Chelsea, Maine history ([Chelsea, Me.]: H.C. Taylor, c1996)

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