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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


Lincoln County (set off from York County in 1760)


1858 from Patricktown Plantation as the town of Somerville; incorporation repealed in 1937, and organization surrendered in 1938


1938 as Somerville Plantation for election purposes


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


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


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

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