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Maine Resource Guide: Somerville, Lincoln County

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

County

Lincoln County (set off from York County in 1760)


Incorporated

1858 from Patricktown Plantation as the town of Somerville; incorporation repealed in 1937, and organization surrendered in 1938


Organized

1938 as Somerville Plantation for election purposes


Reincorporated

1974 as the town of Somerville


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Patricktown; Patrick's Town


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Jefferson in 1829


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Milburne (former post office), Jones Corner, Sandhill Corner (Sand Hill Corner), Somerville, South Somerville


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Hibberts Gore, Jefferson, Palermo, Washington, Windsor


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Somerville, Maine


Vital Records

Somerville Vital Records, 1921-22


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Somerville


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Somerville, Lincoln, Maine

Official Website: Somerville, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Somerville


Bibliography

______, Then & now: Patricktown/Somerville (Somerville, Me.: Somerville Historical Society, 1998)

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