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Maine Resource Guide: Cushing, Knox County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Prominent Islands · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · Census Records · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


Incorporated

1789 from St. George Plantation


Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); St. Georges Plantation


Boundary Changes

Parts of St. George Plantation were set off to form Warren in 1776, and Thomaston in 1777

Land was set off to form St. George in 1803

Part of Warren was annexed in 1807, and set off to Thomaston in 1891

Crotch Island was annexed from Friendship in 1834

Land was set off to Friendship in 1839, and to Thomaston in 1909


Prominent Islands

Crotch Island, Gay Island


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Cushing, North Cushing, Pleasant Point, South Cushing, Wentworth Corners


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Friendship, St. George, South Thomaston, Thomaston, Warren


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Cushing, Maine


Cemeteries

Burial Index for Cushing


Census Records

Census of Cushing, 1892


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Cushing


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Cushing, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Cushing

Cushing Historical Society

MEGenWeb Project: Cushing


Bibliography

______, Chronicles of Cushing and Friendship : containing historical, statistical, and miscellaneous information of the two towns (Rockland, Me.: The Maine Home Journal, 1892)

Miller, Judge Frank B., comp., "Cushing, Maine, Marriage Records, 1789-1847," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 90 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1936)

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