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Maine Resource Guide: Rome, Kennebec 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

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


Incorporated

1804 from part of West Pond Plantation, the remainder of which was incorporated in 1812 as the town of Dearborn


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Mount Vernon in 1814, to Vienna in 1815 and 1840, and to Belgrade in 1845 and 1897


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Jamaica Point, Rome, Rome Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belgrade, Mercer, Mount Vernon, New Sharon, Smithfield, Vienna


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Rome, Maine


Cemeteries

Yallaly Hill Cemetery, Rome, Me.


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Rome


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Rome, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Rome

Maine Memory Network: Rome


Bibliography

Greer, Ellen Matilda Watson, comp., Rome, Maine early town records (Kissimmee, FL: E. Greer, [1991?])

Kelley, Carolyn L., comp., Death records of Rome, Maine, 1892-1941 ([Maine: s.n., 2004?])

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