Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine

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 County

Androscoggin County (set off from Lincoln County in 1854)

 Incorporated

1795 from Lewiston Plantation (the town of Greene had previously been set off)

 Incorporated as a City

1862

 Previous Designations

Part of the Pejepscot Patent

 Boundary Changes

Part of one lot was annexed from Greene in 1852

Part of Webster (now Sabattus) was annexed in 1852

Land was set off to Webster (now Sabattus) in 1895

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Barkerville, Crowley's Junction (or Crowley Junction, former railroad station), Garcelon's Ferry (former post office), Lewiston, South Lewiston, Thorne's Corner

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Auburn, Durham, Greene, Lisbon, Sabattus

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Lewiston, Maine

Map of Lewiston and East Auburn, 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 1), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 2), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 3), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 4), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 5), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Section 6), 1873

Map of Lewiston and Auburn (Composite), 1873

Maps of Auburn and Lewiston, 1885

City of Lewiston, Androscoggin Co. (1894)

 Cemeteries

Lewiston Public Library: Local Cemetery Records — Includes St. Peter and Paul Cemetery records: 1870 - 1992; Riverside Cemetery records: 1805 - 1996; Mt. Hope Cemetery records: 1884 - 1999; 26 Smaller Area Cemeteries (dates vary); All Lewiston Burials: 1922-1934 (city clerk's records)

Lewiston Cemeteries

City of Lewiston Cemetery Locations (pdf)

St. Peter's Cemetery (Maine Catholic Cemetery Committee's online database)

 Church Records

Communicants at Trinity Parish, Lewiston, 1854-1902

St. Peter and Paul Marriages: 1869-1970 (PDF)

 Newspapers

Lewiston Sun Journal

Google News Archive: Lewiston Daily Sun (1890-1989)

Google News Archive: Lewiston Evening Journal (1861-1980)

Google News Archive: Lewiston Saturday Journal (1870-1929)

Google News Archive: Lewiston Journal (1979-1989)

Google News Archive: Lewiston Sun-Journal (2005-2006)

Lewiston Evening Journal (historical issues) [Ancestry.com]

Obituary Collection: Lewiston Sun Journal [Ancestry.com]

 Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Lewiston

Lewiston, Maine Tax Records: Record of County and Town Tax for 1837

 Vital Records

Baptisms at Trinity Parish, Lewiston, 1854-1902

Marriages at Trinity Parish, Lewiston, 1854-1902

Burials at Trinity Parish, Lewiston, 1855-1902

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Lewiston

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: City of Lewiston

MEGenWeb Project: Lewiston

Maine Memory Network: Lewiston

 Bibliography

______, Directory of Inhabitants, Institutions, Manufacturing Establishments, Societies, Business, Business Firms, Etc., Etc. in the Cities of Lewiston and Auburn for 1880-81 (Boston, Mass.: W. A. Greenough & Co., 1880)

______, Leading business men of Lewiston, Augusta and vicinity: embracing also, Auburn, Gardiner, Waterville, Oakland, Dexter, Fairfield, Skowhegan, Hallowell, Richmond, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Canton, Buckfield, Mechanic Falls, South Paris, Norway, Farmington and Winthrop with an historical sketch of each place, illustrated (Boston: Mercantile Pub. Co., 1889, c1888)

______, Lewiston & Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, 1860 Directory [Ancestry.com]

______, The Lewiston and Auburn directory: containing the names of the inhabitants, their occupation and places of business, &c., the officers of the various societies, together with a history of Lewiston and Auburn [Ancestry.com] (Lewiston: W. F. Stanwood, 1864)

______, The Lewiston and Auburn Directory, 1872 (Boston, Mass.: Greenough, Jones & Co., 1872)

______, The Lewiston and Auburn Directory, 1891 (Boston, Mass.: W. A. Greenough & Co., 1891)

______, A brief history of Trinity Parish, Lewiston, Maine, 1854-1903 : to which are appended list of communicants, baptisms, confirmations, marriages and burials since the organization of the parish ; a report of the organ fund is also appended (Lewiston, Me. : Haswell Press, 1902)

______, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, Directory, 1908 [Ancestry.com]

Begin, Ange Marie, comp., Marriages of St. Peter & Paul, Lewiston, Maine (1869-1979) (Lewiston, Me. (27 Bartlett St., Lewiston 04240): Dominican Fathers, [1982?])

Elder, Janus Granville, History of Lewiston (Boston, Mass.: A. G. Daniels, printer, 1882)

Elder, Janus Granville (edited by David and Elizabeth (Keene) Young), A history of Lewiston, Maine: with a genealogical register of early families (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1997)

Hodgkin, Douglas I., comp., Records of Lewiston, Maine: Volume 1. Town records prior to 1852 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2001)

Hodgkin, Douglas I., comp., Records of Lewiston, Maine: Volume 2. Town Records 1852-1863 and Vital Records Prior to 1865 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2002)

Labonté, Youville, comp., Marriages of St. Joseph, Lewiston, Me (1858-1978) (Auburn, Me.: The Author, 1979)

Labonté, Youville, comp., Marriages of St. Patrick, Lewiston, Maine (1876-1978) (Auburn, Me.: The Author, [1979])

Labonté, Youville, comp., Marriages of Holy Cross, Lewiston, Maine (1923-1977) and of Holy Family, Lewiston, Maine (1923-1977) (Auburn, Me.: Labonté, [1977?])

Labonté, Youville, comp., The necrology of St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, 1870-1976, Lewiston, Maine (Auburn, Me.: Y. Labonté, [1977?])

Labonté, Youville, comp., The necrology of St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, 1977-1992, Lewiston, Maine. Vol. III (Lewiston, Me.: Y. Labonté, [1993?])

Rand, John A., The People's Lewiston-Auburn Maine, 1875-1975 (Freeport, Me.: Bond Wheelwright Co., [1975])

Skinner, Ralph Burgess, Historically speaking on Lewiston-Auburn Maine Churches (Lewiston, Me.: Twin City Printery, c1965)

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