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1799 from parts of Lincoln County and Cumberland County

Boundary Changes

Towns were lost to form Somerset County in 1809, Waldo County in 1827, Franklin County in 1838, and Androscoggin County in 1854

Shire Town

Augusta, since 1799


Augusta, Gardiner, Hallowell, Waterville


Albion, Belgrade, Benton, Chelsea, China, Clinton, Farmingdale, Fayette, Litchfield, Manchester, Monmouth, Mount Vernon, Oakland, Pittston, Randolph, Readfield, Rome, Sidney, Vassalboro, Vienna, Wayne, West Gardiner, Windsor, Winslow, Winthrop


Unity Township

Adjacent Counties

Androscoggin County, Franklin County, Lincoln County, Sagadahoc County, Somerset County, Waldo County


A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Find A Grave: Kennebec County, Maine Cemeteries of Kennebec County, Maine

Land Records

Kennebec County Registry of Deeds

Naturalization Records

Maine County Naturalization Records, 1800-1990


Map of Kennebec County, 1856

Map of Kennebec County, Maine (1885)

Map of Kennebec County, Maine (1894)

Message Boards and Mailing Lists

Maine Genealogy Network Forum: Kennebec County Message Board: Kennebec County

RootsWeb Mailing List: Kennebec County

Military Records

Kennebec County Civil War Enlistments, 1861

Kennebec County Civil War Enlistments, 1862-65

Additional Kennebec County Civil War Enlistments


Historic American Newspapers Directory: Kennebec County

Probate Records

Kennebec County Probate Estates Files, 1779-1915

Maine County Probate Records, 1760-1979

Maine Probate Search

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Kennebec County

Linkpendium: Kennebec County

Kennebec Historical Society

MEGenWeb Archives: Kennebec County


Frost, John Eldridge , comp., Maine Probate Abstracts (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, 1991)

Halfpenny, H. E, Atlas of Kennebec County, Maine: compiled and drawn from official plans and actual surveys (Philadelphia, Pa.: Caldwell & Halfpenny, 1879)

Jones, Rufus Matthew, The Society of Friends in Kennebec County, Maine (New York: H.W. Blake & Co., 1892)

Kingsbury, Henry D., and Simeon L. Deyo, eds., Illustrated history of Kennebec County, Maine, 1625-1799-1892 (New York, N. Y.: H.W. Blake & Co., 1892)

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