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Maine Resource Guide: Etna, Penobscot County

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

County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


Incorporated

1820


Previous Designations

Township No. 4, Second Range North of Waldo Patent (T4 R2 NWP); Bowdoin College Grant; Crosbytown (Crosby Town)

The name is given as "Aetna" in some early records


Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form Plymouth in 1826

Land was set off to Carmel in 1866


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Etna, Etna Center, South Etna (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carmel, Dixmont, Newport, Plymouth, Stetson


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Etna, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Etna


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Etna, Penobscot, Maine


Bibliography

Carter, Bertha Wheeler, Etna Sesquicentennial Celebration Program June 13-14, 1970 ([Etna, Me.?: s.n.], 1970)

Friend, George A, History of Etna, Maine (Etna, Me.?: G. A. Friend, 1920])

Sylvester, Arthur Gibbs, and Richard E. Spinney, comp., Vital records of Etna, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1998)

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