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Maine Resource Guide: Palermo, Waldo County

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

County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County in 1827)


Incorporated

1804 from Great Pond Plantation


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Sheepscot Great Pond; Great Pond Settlement


Boundary Changes

Set off land to an unnamed plantation in 1813

The boundary with China was established in 1830

Land was set off to Washington in 1854


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Carrs Corner, East Palermo, Four Corners (former post office), Greely Corner, Jones Corner, North Palermo, Palermo (formerly Branch Mills), Palermo Center (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Albion, China, Freedom, Hibberts Gore, Liberty, Montville, Somerville, Washington


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Palermo, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Palermo


Cemeteries

Parmeter Cemetery, Palermo, Me.

Sylvester/Young Cemetery, Palermo, Me.


Church Records

Members of the First Baptist Church of Palermo, 1804-1896


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Palermo


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Palermo, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Palermo

Maine Memory Network: Palermo


Bibliography

Dowe, Milton E., comp., History [of the] town of Palermo incorporated 1804 (S.l.: s.n., 1954])

Goodwin, Allen, A History of the Early Settlement of Palermo, Me. (Belfast, Me.: The Age Publishing Co., 1896)

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