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Maine Resource Guide: Hallowell, Kennebec County

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County

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


Incorporated

1771


Incorporated as a City

1852


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Hallowell Hook; The Hook


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Harrington (now Augusta) in 1797

Parts of Augusta were annexed in 1812, 1813, and 1852

Parts of Winthrop were annexed in 1813

Land was set off to Gardiner in 1834, Pittston in 1844

Land was set off to form Chelsea and Kennebec (now Manchester) in 1850

Land was set off to form Farmingdale in 1852

Parts of Manchester were annexed in 1860 and 1870

Land was set off to Manchester in 1870


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bodwell Falls (former post office), Hallowell, New France


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Augusta, Chelsea, Farmingdale, Manchester


Maps

Maps of Waterville and Hallowell, 1885

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 1. (1890)

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 2. (1890)

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 3. (1890)

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 4. (1890)

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 5. (1890)

Hallowell, Kennebec Co., Maine. Sheet 6. (1890)

City of Hallowell, Kennebec Co. (1894)


Vital Records

Hallowell Marriage Intentions, 1772-1798

Hallowell Marriages, 1763-1797


Directories

Augusta Area, Maine Directory, 1882 [Ancestry.com] — Directory listing more than 6,200 names for the cities of Augusta, Gardiner and Hallowell, Maine in 1882


Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Hallowell

Martha Ballard's Diary Online


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Hallowell


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: City of Hallowell

Maine Memory Network: Hallowell


Bibliography

______, City hall dedication and Hallowell reunion: with oration, poem, letters, and register of visitors: Wednesday, July 12, 1899 (Hallowell Me.: Register Press, 1899)

______, Leading business men of Lewiston, Augusta and vicinity: embracing also, Auburn, Gardiner, Waterville, Oakland, Dexter, Fairfield, Skowhegan, Hallowell, Richmond, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Canton, Buckfield, Mechanic Falls, South Paris, Norway, Farmington and Winthrop with an historical sketch of each place, illustrated (Boston: Mercantile Pub. Co., 1889, c1888)

Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, Me.: Maine Historical Society, 1924)

Haskell, Jessica J., and Charles D. Thompson, comp., Hallowell, Maine history, tax list, 1850 census, marriage intentions, family history: from newspaper columns by Jessica J. Haskell published in Daily eastern Argus, 1916-1917 (Sarasota, FL: Aceto Bookmen, 1995)

Lapham, William B., "Births from Hallowell Records," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 3 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1892)

Lapham, William B., "Births from Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 4 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1893)

Lapham, William B., "Births from Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 5 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1894)

Lapham, William B., "Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 6 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1895)

Lapham, William B., "Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 7 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1896)

Lapham, William B., "Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 8 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1897)

Lapham, William B., "Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 9 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1898)

Lapham, William B., "Hallowell Records (continued)," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 10 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1899)

Nash, Charles Elventon, The history of Augusta; first settlements and early days as a town, including the diary of Mrs. Martha Moore Ballard, 1785 to 1812 (Augusta, Me., Charles E. Nash & Son, 1904 [i.e. 1961])

Nason, Emma Huntington, Old Hallowell on the Kennebec (Augusta, Me.: [Press of Burleigh & Flynn] 1909)

White, Charles Abner, List of marriages performed while minister of Congregational churches in Hallowell and Mechanic Falls, Maine ([Maine: s.n.], 1887)

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