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Maine Resource Guide: Palmyra, Somerset County

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

County

Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


Incorporated

1807


Prior Designations

Township No. 5, Third Range North of Waldo Patent (T5 R3 NWP); Sheppardstown


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Warsaw (now Pittsfield) in 1824, and additional land was set off to that town in 1828


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bog Corner, Dogtown, Goodwin Corner, Hurd Corner, Marsh Corner, Miles Corner, Miller Corner, Palmyra, Sanborn Corner, Thompson, West Palmyra


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Detroit, Hartland, Newport, Pittsfield, Plymouth, St. Albans


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Palmyra, Maine


Vital Records

Palmyra, Maine Township Records


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Palmyra


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Palmyra, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Palmyra

Palmyra Historical Society


Bibliography

______, Sesquicentennial Palmyra, Maine 1807-1957 ([Pittsfield, Me.]: Press of Pittsfield Advertiser, 1957)

______, Palmyra 175th anniversary 1807-1982 ([Palmyra, Me.: Town of Palmyra], 1982)

Fish, John L., "Coming of Early Settlers to Palmyra," Lewiston Journal Magazine Section, 12 and 19 Feb. 1927

Ireland, Genevieve Rogers Weeks, A compilation of data on the early history and people of Palmyra, Maine (Shrewsbury, Mass.: G. R. W. Ireland, 1980, [c1981])

Knowles, Ruth M., Warren's four towns: St. Albans, Hartland, Palmyra, Corinna ([St. Albans, Me.]: R.M. Knowles, c1988)

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