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Maine Resource Guide: Pownal, Cumberland County

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

County

Cumberland County (set off from York County in 1760)


Incorporated

1808 from part of Freeport


Boundary Changes

Part of North Yarmouth was annexed in 1813, and land was set off to that town in 1816

The town's boundary with Durham was redefined in 1999


Villages, Locations and Settlements

North Pownal, Pownal Center (Pownal), West Pownal


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Durham, Freeport, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Yarmouth


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Pownal, Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

Direct U.S. Tax List, Pownal, 1821

Pownal, Maine Road Tax 1823-5 from the Pownal Tax Book(PDF)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Pownal


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Pownal, Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Town of Pownal

Maine Memory Network: Pownal


Bibliography

______, Old Times [later The Westcustogo Chronicle]: devoted to the publication of documents relating to the early history of North Yarmouth, Maine, including Harpswell, Freeport, Cumberland, and Yarmouth, all offshoots of the old town: also genealogical records of the principal families in each town (vols. 1-2) (Yarmouthville, Me.: A.W. Corliss, 1877-78)

______, Old Times [later The Westcustogo Chronicle]: devoted to the publication of documents relating to the early history of North Yarmouth, Maine, including Harpswell, Freeport, Cumberland, and Yarmouth, all offshoots of the old town: also genealogical records of the principal families in each town (vols. 3-4) (Yarmouthville, Me.: A.W. Corliss, 1879-80)

______, Old Times [later The Westcustogo Chronicle]: devoted to the publication of documents relating to the early history of North Yarmouth, Maine, including Harpswell, Freeport, Cumberland, and Yarmouth, all offshoots of the old town: also genealogical records of the principal families in each town (vols. 5-6) (Yarmouthville, Me.: A.W. Corliss, 1881-82)

______, Old Times [later The Westcustogo Chronicle]: devoted to the publication of documents relating to the early history of North Yarmouth, Maine, including Harpswell, Freeport, Cumberland, and Yarmouth, all offshoots of the old town: also genealogical records of the principal families in each town (vols. 7-8) (Yarmouthville, Me.: A.W. Corliss, 1883-85)

______, Portland Suburban Directory, 1925-26: Including the towns of Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Gray, New Gloucester, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Scarborough, Yarmouth (Portland, Me.: Crowley & Lunt, 1925)

______, Portland Suburban Directory, 1942-43: Including the towns of Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Gray, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Scarborough, Yarmouth (Portland, Me.: Crowley & Lunt, 1942)

Latham, Ettie J., History of the Town of Pownal: written for its centennial, Sept. 2, 1908 (Yarmouth, Me.: A.F. Tilton, Printer, 1908?)

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