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Maine Resource Guide: Jonesboro, Washington County

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

County

Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1809


Previous Designations

Township No. 22 Eastern Division (T22 ED), West of Machias; Chandler's River; Jones and Chandler's River


Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form Jonesport in 1832, and to form Roque Bluffs in 1891

Land was set off to Columbia and to Machias in 1838


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Chandler's River (later Chandersville, former post office), Jonesboro, Jonesboro Station


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Addison, Centerville Township, Columbia Falls, Jonesport, Roque Bluffs, Whitneyville


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Jonesboro, Maine


Vital Records

Downeast Genealogy: Jonesboro Birth Records


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Jonesboro


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Jonesboro, Washington, Maine


Bibliography

Drisko, George Washington, The Revolution; life of Hannah Weston, with a brief history of her ancestry. Also a condensed history of the first settlement of Jonesborough, Machias and other neighboring towns (Machias, Me., G. A. Parlin, 1903)

Limeburner, Grace M. Grindle, The folks of Stuben [sic] Johnsboro [sic] Jonesport and nearby towns (North Brooksville, Me.: G. Limeburner, [1951-1953?])

Tibbetts, Leonard F., and Darryl B. Lamson, Early Jonesborough families of Washington County, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c2004)

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