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Maine Resource Guide: Lisbon, Androscoggin County

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

County

Androscoggin County (set off from Lincoln County in 1854


Incorporated

1799 as Thompsonborough from part of Bowdoin; name changed in 1802 to Lisbon


Previous Designations

Thompsonborough

The westerly part of the town belonged to the Pejepscot Purchase


Boundary Changes

Little River Plantation - a gore lying between the Androscoggin, Sabattus, and Little Rivers, part of the Pejepscot Purchase - was annexed in 1808

Part of Bowdoin was annexed in 1826, but returned in 1827 when the act was repealed

Part of Bowdoinham was annexed in 1834

Land was set off to form Webster (now Sabattus) in 1840

Part of Webster (now Sabattus) was annexed in 1847, and land was set off to that town in 1863


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blakes Corner (Blake Corners, Blake's Corner), Factoryville (former post office at Lisbon), Higgins Corner, Lisbon, Lisbon Center (formerly Lisbon Plains), Lisbon Falls, Lisbon Four Corners (former post office at Lisbon), Little River Village (former post office at Lisbon Falls), Peppermint Corner, Webster Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bowdoin, Durham, Lewiston, Sabattus, Topsham


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Lisbon, Maine

Map of Lisbon, 1873

Map of Lisbon Village, 1873

Map of Lisbon Falls Village, 1873

Maps of North Turner, Lisbon Plains and Sabbatusville, 1873


Church Records

Lewiston Public Library: Lisbon Church Records (pdf) — Includes baptism, marriage and burial records from Holy Family, St. Ann and St. Cyril & Methodius


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Lisbon


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Lisbon, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Lisbon

MEGenWeb Project: Lisbon

Maine Memory Network: Lisbon


Bibliography

______, Souvenir of Lisbon, Maine, 1911 (Brunswick, Me.: Maine Map & Register Co., [1911])

Groves, Marlene Alma Hinkley, comp., Vital records of Lisbon, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1995)

Mitchell, H. E., The Lisbon town register, 1905 [Ancestry.com] (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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