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Maine Resource Guide: Rockport, Knox 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

Knox County (set off from Lincoln to Hancock County in 1789; returned to Lincoln County in 1790; set off to Waldo County in 1827, to Knox County in 1860)


Incorporated

1891 from part of the old town of Camden, Camden being reconstituted the same day


Previous Designations


Boundary Changes

Annexed land from Camden from 1891 and 1893


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Glen Cove (formerly Clam Cove), Oakland Park, Rockport (formerly Goose River), Rockville, Simonton (former post office), Simonton Corners, West Camden (former post office at West Rockport), West Rockport


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Camden, Hope, North Haven, Rockland, Union, Warren


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Rockport, Maine

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Rockport Village, 1884


Cemeteries

Carleton Cemetery


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Rockport


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Rockport, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Rockport

MEGenWeb Project: Rockport

Maine Memory Network: Rockport


Bibliography

______, The Camden Directory, 1894-5 (Shirley Village, Mass.: A. B. Sparrow, 1894)

______, Resident and Business Directory of Camden and Rockport, Maine , 1902-3 (No. Cambridge, Mass.: Edward A. Jones, 1902)

Bacon, George Fox, Rockland, Belfast and vicinity: its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1892)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Camden/Rockport, Maine (Rockland, Me.: Picton Press, 2006)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Rockport register, 1904 (Kent's Hill, Me., The H. E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1904)

Robinson, Reuel, History of Camden and Rockport, Maine (Camden, Me.: Camden Pub. Co., 1907)

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