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Maine Resource Guide: Friendship, Knox County

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

County

Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


Organized

By 1772 as Meduncook Plantation


Incorporated

1807


Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Meduncook (Medumcook)


Boundary Changes

Crotch Island was annexed by Cushing in 1834

Part of Cushing was annexed in 1839

Six islands were annexed in 1867


Prominent Islands

Cranberry Island, Friendship Long Island, Harbor Island, Morse Island, Otter Island


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Friendship, Friendship, Lawry, Martin


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bremen, Bristol, Cushing, St. George, Waldoboro


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Friendship, Maine


Census Records

Census of Friendship, 1892


Miscellaneous Resources

Settlers in St. George's River, Medumcook, and Broadbay Prior to 1760

Muscongus and Medumcook Plantation Petitioners, 1767

Rateable Polls in Friendship, 1817


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Friendship


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Friendship, Knox, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Friendship


Bibliography

______, Chronicles of Cushing and Friendship : containing historical, statistical, and miscellaneous information of the two towns (Rockland, Me.: The Maine Home Journal, 1892)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Friendship, Maine, prior to the year 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2004)

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