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Maine Resource Guide: Kennebunk, York County

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

County

York County


Incorporated

1820 from part of Wells


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Wells in 1868


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alewife, Bartlett Mills (Bartletts Mills, Bartlett's Mills), Bartlett (former post office), Coopers Corner, Four Corners, Great Hill, Kennebunk (formerly Mousam Village), Kennebeach (former post office), Kennebunk Beach, Kennebunk Depot (former post office), Kennebunk Landing, Kennebunkport, Lower Kennebunk Village, West Kennebunk


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alfred, Arundel, Kennebunkport, Lyman, Sanford, Wells


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Kennebunk, Maine

My Kennebunks: Historic Maps

Maps of Machias, Eastport, Alfred Village and Kennebunk, 1885

Kennebunk, York County (1894)

Plan of Cape Arundel, Kennebunkport, Kennebunk Beach and Cape Porpoise, 1894


Newspapers

Kennebunk Post

York County Coast Star

Obituary Collection: York County Coast Star [Ancestry.com]


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Kennebunk


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Kennebunk, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Kennebunk

My Kennebunks: History and Genealogy Resources for Kennebunk, Kennebunkport and Arundel Research

Maine Memory Network: Kennebunk


Bibliography

Barry, William E., Chronicles of Kennebunk: being scenes and episodes in an old Maine village & vicinity [Ancestry.com] (unknown: unknown, 1926)

Beckford, William Hale, Leading business men of Kennebunkport, Kennebunk and Old Orchard beach, with an historical sketch of each place (Boston, Mass.: Mercantile Publishing Co., 1888)

Bourne, Edward E., The history of Wells and Kennebunk: from the earliest settlement to the year 1820, at which time Kennebunk was set off, and incorporated: with biographical sketches (Vol. 2) (Portland Me.: B. Thurston & Co., 1875)

Gilpatric, George A., The village of Kennebunk, Maine: interesting facts from old documents and maps, and observations by the author [Ancestry.com] (Kennebunk, Me.: Star Print, 1935)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Kennebunk and Wells, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

Remich, Daniel, History of Kennebunk from its earliest settlement to 1890; including biographical sketches (Portland, Me.: (Lakeside Press Co.), 1911)

Shelley, Hope Moody., comp., Vital records of Wells, Maine, 1619-1950: including Ogunquit and Kennebunk until 1820 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c2005)

Walker, Andrew, Military and naval history of residents of Kennebunk, who enlisted during the late civil war (Kennebunk, Me., 1868)

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