Ellsworth, Hancock County, Maine

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 County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)

 Incorporated

1800 from Plantation No. 7

 Incorporated as a City

1869

 Previous Designations

Township No. 7 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T7 EPR LS); Bowdoin; New Bowdoin; New Bowdoin Plantation

The town includes a parcel known as Surry Gore, which lay on the east side of the Union River

 Boundary Changes

Parts of Surry and Trenton were annexed in 1809; that part taken from Surry was set back in 1821

Part of Surry was annexed in 1829, and part of Dedham in 1852

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bayside (former post office), Ellsworth, Ellsworth Falls (formerly Falls Village), Joyville, Lakewood, Nicolin (Nicolin Siding), North Ellsworth (Hurds Corner), West Ellsworth, Wilson Corner, Winkumpaugh Corners

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Dedham, Hancock, Lamoine, Mariaville, Orland, Otis, Surry, T8 SD, Trenton

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Ellsworth, Maine

Map of Ellsworth, 1885

City of Ellsworth, Hancock County (1894)

 Cemeteries

Ellsworth Cemeteries

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Ellsworth

World War I Servicemen from Ellsworth

 Newspapers

Ellsworth American

Obituary Collection: Ellsworth American [Ancestry.com]

Jean's Genealogy Page — Index of deaths and marriages published in the Eastern Freeman (1853-54), Ellsworth Herald (1858-65), and Ellsworth American (1866-91)

 Vital Records

Marriage Intentions at Ellsworth and Vicinity, 1800-1810

 Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Ellsworth

Women's Suffrage Petition, 1858

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Ellsworth, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: City of Ellsworth

Ellsworth Historical Society

MEGenWeb Project: Ellsworth

Maine Memory Network: Ellsworth

 Bibliography

______, An American century : a history of the last 100 years from the pages of the Ellsworth American (Ellsworth, Me. : Ellsworth American, 1999)

______, Directory of Bar Harbor, Cranberry Isles, Ellsworth--Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Maine (Portland, Me. : Fred L. Tower Co., 1928- )

______, Manning's Bar Harbor, Ellsworth, Mount Desert, Southwest Harbor, Tremont and Trenton (Maine) directory (Springfield, Mass. : H.A. Manning Co., 1931)

Bacon, George Fox, Rockland, Belfast and vicinity: its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1892)

Conners, Scott, Lawrence Haskell, and Gordon Donaldson, Ellsworth, Maine 1902-1912 : an original history (typescript, 1983)

Cunningham, Agnes H., History of Ellsworth, 1763 to 1910 ([S.l. : A. H. Cunningham, 1935)

Davis, Albert H., History of Ellsworth, Maine [Ancestry.com] (Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop, 1927)

Deane, Llewellyn, Biographical sketch of John G. Deane: and brief mention of his connection with the northeastern boundary of Maine ... also, memoranda about members of the family, old residents of the city of Ellsworth, Maine, &c. (Washington, D.C.: R. Beresford, printer, 1887)

Libbie, Frederick James, A Tinker family : the ancestors and descendants of Joseph Wescot Tinker, Ellsworth, Maine, 1791-1868; a descendant of John Tinker of Boston, 1638 (Boston, Mass., 1900)

Salisbury, Deale B., Ellsworth, crossroads of downeast Maine : a pictorial review (Virginia Beach, VA : Donning Company, c2005)

Ward, Mrs. Arthur, comp., Index of deaths and marriages as published in the Ellsworth herald and its successor the Ellsworth American: October 24, 1851 through December 29, 1865 (Brewer, Me.: Mrs. A. Ward, [1990?])

Ward, Mrs. Arthur, comp., Deaths and marriages as published in the Eastern freeman April 22, 1853 through July 28, 1854 (Brewer, Me.: Mrs. A. Ward, [1990?])

Ward, Mrs. Arthur, comp., Deaths and marriages as published in the Ellsworth American 1866-1891 (Brewer, Me.: Mrs. A. Ward, [1990?])

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