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Maine Resource Guide: Guilford, Piscataquis County

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

County

Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


Incorporated

1816 from Plantation No. 6, Seventh Range


Previous Designations

Township No. 6, Seventh Range North of Waldo Patent [T6 R7 NWP]; one of the Bowdoin College townships; Guilford Township; Lowstown


Boundary Changes

Part of Parkman was annexed in 1878, and part of Sangerville in 1889


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dunham Corner, Edes Corner, Guilford, Guilford Center, Lows Bridge, North Guilford, Sangerville (former railroad station)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Abbot, Dover-Foxcroft, Parkman, Sangerville, Willimantic


Vital Records

Vital Records of Guilford

Guilford, Maine Marriages 1816-1841


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Guilford, Maine

Maps of Dover, Foxcroft, Guilford and Milo Villages, 1885


Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Guilford


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Guilford


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Guilford, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Guilford

Maine Memory Network: Guilford

Maine Community Heritage Project: Guilford


Bibliography

______, Guilford, Maine, 1816-1916; proceedings of the centennial celebration June 17-18, 1916 (Dover, Me., 1916)

______, Abridged History of Guilford, Maine (Guilford Historical Society, 2009)

Grant, Janice Lander, Robert Conner, and Mildred Dow Levensalor, Some Guilford Maine genealogy ([S.l.: s.n., 1997])

Hudson, Henry, Esq., "Some Facts in Regard to the Early History of the Town of Guilford," Historical Collections of the Piscataquis County, Maine (Dover, Me.: Observer Press, 1910)

Keniston, Frank W., Biographies of Guilford, Sangerville, Abbot, and Parkman, Maine ([Auburn, Maine, Press of Merrill & Webber company] 1942)

Mitchell, H. E., The Guilford and Sangerville town register, 1904 (Kents Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1904)

Prescott, Francis C., comp., Names in Cemeteries in Guilford, Maine (1982)

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