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Maine Resource Guide: Freedom, Waldo County

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

County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Waldo County in 1827)

Incorporated

1813 from Beaverhill Plantation

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Smithtown Plantation (Smithton Plantation); Beaver Hill Plantation (Beaverhill Plantation)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Freedom (Freedom Village, formerly Hussey's Mills), Freedom Town House, Gregorys Corner, Hutchins (former post office), Hutchins Corner, Sibley Corner, Smithton, South Freedom (former post office), Thurstons Corner, Webber Neighborhood, West Freedom (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Albion, Knox, Montville, Palermo, Unity

Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Freedom, Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Freedom

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Freedom, Waldo, MaineOfficial Website: Town of FreedomFreedom Historical SocietyMaine Memory Network: Freedom

Bibliography

______, Historical scrapbook: Freedom, Maine, 1794-1976 (Thorndike, Me.: Hutchins Brothers, 1976)Johnson, George D., Ancestors and Descendants of Elisha Johnson of Freedom, Waldo County, Maine (Leavenworth, Kan., 1915)Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Freedom, Waldo County, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1991)

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