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Maine Resource Guide: Embden, Somerset County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Miscellaneous Resources · Vital Records · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


Incorporated

1804


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, West of Kennebec River (T1 R2 NPC WKR); Queenstown; Greenstown; Greenfield; Titcombtown (Titcomb Town); incorporated as "Emden"

The settlement along the Carrabassett River in this town, New Portland, and Anson, was called Seven Mile Brook Settlement


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Anson in 1828


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bates (former post office), Embden, Embden Center (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Anson, Concord Township, Lexington Township, New Portland, Solon


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Embden, Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

Embden Tax Lists, 1810-1890


Vital Records

Embden Marriages, 1800-1829

Embden Marriages, 1830-1859

Embden Marriages, 1860-1892


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Embden


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Embden, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Embden


Bibliography

Walker, Ernest George, Embden town of yore: olden times and families there and in adjacent towns [Ancestry.com] (Skowhegan, Me.: Independent-Reporter Co., 1929)

Walker, Ernest G, "South of 'Lost Nation': Northwest Embden's enchanting skyland where pioneers from Barrington, N.H. settled: a neighborhood history" (manuscript, 1939)

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