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Maine Resource Guide: Lebanon, York County

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

County

York County


Incorporated

1767 from Lebanon Plantation


Previous Designations

Anciently known as Towwoh, also as the "New Township at the Head of the Berwick"


Boundary Changes

A tract called Woodman's Grant, and later Fox Ridge, was annexed in 1785, then set off to that part of Shapleigh now Acton in 1793

Part of Sanford was annexed in 1787, and part of Shapleigh in 1825


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blaisdell Corners, Center Lebanon, East Lebanon, Fernald Shore, Lebanon, North Lebanon, Peaveyville, South Lebanon, West Lebanon


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Acton, Berwick, Milton (N.H.), North Berwick, Rochester (N.H.), Sanford


Cemeteries

Cemeteries of York County


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Lebanon, Maine


Vital Records

Bible Record and Marriages Performed by Elihu Hayes of Lebanon


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Lebanon


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Lebanon, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Lebanon

MEGenWeb Project: Lebanon

Maine Memory Network: Lebanon

Maine Memory Network: East Lebanon


Bibliography

Chamberlain, George Walter, The beginnings of Lebanon, Maine [Ancestry.com] (West Lebanon, Me.: G.W. Chamberlain, 1936)

Chamberlain, George Walter, Soldiers of the American Revolution, of Lebanon, Maine (Weymouth, Mass.: Weymouth & Braintree Pub. Co., 1897)

Chamberlain, George Walter, ed., Vital records of Lebanon, Maine, to the year 1892, vol. 1 (Births) ([Boston, Mass.:] Published under authority of the Maine Historical Society, 1922-23)

Chamberlain, George Walter, ed., Vital records of Lebanon, Maine, to the year 1892, vol. 2 (Marriages) ([Boston, Mass.:] Published under authority of the Maine Historical Society, 1922-23)

Cowell, Christiana B., Life and writings of Mrs. Christiana B. Cowell: consort of Rev. D.B. Cowell who died in Lebanon, Maine, Oct. 8, 1862, aged 41 years (Biddeford, Me.: John E. Butler & Company, 1872)

Jones, Samuel Wingate, A history of the town of Lebanon, Maine: with a short biographical sketch of some of its first settlers (Lebanon, Me.: Lebanon Historical Society, 1992)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Acton, Shapleigh, Parsonsfield, Newfield, Lebanon, 1907 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell co., 1907)

Sinnett, Charles N., Historic Lebanon; Lebanon, Maine, and the grand work of its Congregational church in one hundred and thirty-eight years (Haverhill, Mass.: C. C. Morse & Son, 1903)

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