Kennebec County, Maine

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 Incorporated

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

 Cities

Augusta, Gardiner, Hallowell, Waterville

 Towns

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

 Townships

Unity Township

 Adjacent Counties

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

 Cemeteries

Maine Old Cemetery Association: Kennebec County Cemetery Listing

A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Find A Grave: Kennebec County, Maine

Interment.net: Cemeteries of Kennebec County, Maine

Find A Grave Famous Graves: Kennebec County

 Land Records

Kennebec County Registry of Deeds

 Maps

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

Ancestry.com Message Board: Kennebec County

GenForum: 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

 Newspapers

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

Kennebec County MEGenWeb Project

MEGenWeb Archives: Kennebec County

 Bibliography

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 [Ancestry.com] (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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