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Maine Resource Guide: Raymond, Cumberland County

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

County

Cumberland County (set off from York County in 1760)


Incorporated

1803 from Raymondtown Plantation


Previous Designations

Raymondtown


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Naples, but returned to Raymond in 1838 when the act was repealed

Land was set off to form Casco in 1841, and additional land was set off to that town in 1842

Adjacent unincorporated land was annexed in 1835, part of the "Eighty-Rod Strip" in 1838, and part of a gore between this town and Gray in 1839

Gray surplus and the gore on Raymond Cape were annexed in 1859

Part of Standish was annexed in 1869


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Raymond, Greenville, Mountain (former post office), North Raymond, Raymond (Raymond Village), Raymond Cape, Wilson Springs


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Casco, Frye Island, Gray, New Gloucester, Poland, Windham


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Raymond, Maine


Cemeteries

Town of Raymond Cemetery Committee


Census Records

1837 Census for Gray Surplus


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Raymond


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Raymond, Cumberland, Maine

Official Website: Town of Raymond

Maine Memory Network: Raymond


Bibliography

Dolley, Mira L., 150th anniversary, town of Raymond, Maine, 1803-1953 ([Raymond, Me.?: s.n., 1953])

Mitchell, Harry Edward, comp., The town register: Poland, Raymond and Casco, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Taylor, Robert Lee, Early families of Raymond, Maine (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1998)

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