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Maine Resource Guide: New Sharon, Franklin County

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

County

Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Franklin County in 1838)


Incorporated

1794 from Unity Plantation


Previous Designations

Unity; Colburn's Town


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Industry in 1813, and part of that town was annexed in 1852

Part of Mercer was annexed in 1841


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bullen Mills, East New Sharon, New Sharon, Weeks Mills


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Chesterville, Farmington, Industry, Mercer, Rome, Starks, Vienna


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of New Sharon, Maine


Cemeteries

A Few Cemeteries in Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: New Sharon


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: New Sharon, Franklin, Maine

Official Website: Town of New Sharon

Maine Memory Network: New Sharon


Bibliography

______, The Town register, Farmington, Wilton, Chesterville, New Sharon: 1910 (Brunswick, Me.: Maine Map & Register Co., 1910)

Bonney, Forrest, ed., Pictorial history of early New Sharon, Maine: village and town (New Sharon, Me.: New Sharon Historical Society, 1988)

Hatch, William Collins, A history of the town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine, from the earliest settlement in 1787 down to the present time, embracing the cessions of New Sharon, New Vineyard, Anson, and Stark (Farmington, Me.: Press of Knowlton, McLeary & Co., 1893)

Kearney, Marie, and Pamela Bonney, New Sharon remembered (New Sharon, Me.: New Sharon Historical Society (Wilton, Me.: Wilton Printed Products), 1989, c1981)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., New Sharon register, 1903 ([Brunswick, Me.: The H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1903])

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