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Maine Resource Guide: Eliot, York County

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York County


1810 from part of Kittery

Previous Designations

Sturgeon Creek; North Parish of Kittery

Boundary Changes

Washington Remick's estate in Kittery was annexed in 1826, and reannexed in 1829 after the first act was repealed

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Crams Corner, East Eliot, East Elliott (former post office at Eliot), Eliot, Elliott Depot (former post office at Eliot), Gould Corner, Green Acre (Greenacre), Kennard Corner, Langleys Crossing (former location on railroad), Rosemary, South Eliot, Tobeys Corner

The riverfront below Sturgeon Creek was anciently called Cold Harbor (Cole Harbor, Coole Harbor)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Dover (N.H.), Newington (N.H.), Portsmouth (N.H.), Kittery, South Berwick, York


Historical USGS Maps of Eliot, Maine

Miscellaneous Resources

Valuation List for Upper Part of Kittery (Now Eliot), 1776

Tax List for North Parish of Kittery, 1783

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Eliot

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Eliot, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Eliot

Maine Memory Network: Eliot


______, Eliot miscellany. Bits of forgotten history (1876)

______, Exercises of the Eliot Historical Society on Monday the fifth of July, 1897, in commemoration of Major Charles Frost: on the two hundredth anniversary of his massacre by the Indians, Sunday, July fourth, 1697 (Eliot, Me.: The Society?, 1897)

______, Genealogy of the Frost family, Elliot, York County, Maine

Bartlett, Ralph Sylvester, The history of York county, Maine, and a rambling narrative about the town of Eliot and its mother-town old Kittery with personal reminiscences; an address delivered by Ralph Sylvester Bartlett at exercises held in Eliot, Maine, August 29, 1936, in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of York county in the province of Maine [] (Boston: Jerome Press, c1938)

Cole, Aaron B., and J. L. M. Willis, ed., History of the centennial of the incorporation of the town of Eliot, Maine: August 7th-13th, 1910 (Eliot, Me.: A. Caldwell, 1912)

Frost, John Eldridge, comp., "Capt. Elisha Goodwin's Record Book," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 97 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1943) [Contains records of some births and many deaths that occurred in Eliot and surrounding towns, 1820-1840]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Eliot register, 1904 (Kent's Hill, Me.: H. E. Mitchell, 1904)

Remick, Oliver P., A record of the services of the commissioned officers and enlisted men of Kittery and Eliot, Maine: who served their country on land and sea in the American Revolution, from 1775 to 1783 (Boston: A. Mudge & Son, printers, [1901])

Scales, John, ed., Piscataqua pioneers, 1623-1775; register of members and ancestors (Dover, N.H.: Press of C.F. Whitehouse, 1919)

Willis, John L. M., The Physicians of Eliot, Maine (Eliot, Me.: Augustine Caldwell, printer, 1907)

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