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Maine Resource Guide: Hollis, York County

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

County

York County


Organized

By 1779 as Little Falls Plantation (bounds defined in 1785)


Incorporated

1798 as the town of Phillipsburg (Phillipsburgh); name changed in 1812 to Hollis


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Limington in 1798

Land was set off to form Dayton in 1854.


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bar Mills, Bonny Eagle, Clarks Mills, Hollis, Hollis Center, North Hollis, South Hollis, Tylers Corner, West Buxton, West Hollis


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Buxton, Dayton, Limington, Lyman, Waterboro


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Hollis, Maine


Cemeteries

Cemeteries of York County


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Hollis


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hollis, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hollis

MEGenWeb Project: Hollis

Maine Memory Network: Hollis


Bibliography

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Alfred, Lyman, Dayton, Hollis and Waterboro, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

Ridlon, Gideon Tibbetts, Saco Valley settlements and families: historical, biographical, genealogical, traditional, and legendary... (Portland, Me.: G.T. Ridlon, 1895)

Usher, Ellis Baker, A Short Biographical Sketch of Ellis Baker Usher of Hollis, Maine (Privately printed, 1902)

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