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Maine Resource Guide: South Thomaston, Knox County

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

County

Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


Incorporated

1848 from part of Thomaston


Boundary Changes

Part of St. George was annexed in 1865

Land was set off to form Owls Head in 1921


Prominent Islands

Spruce Head Island (Sprucehead Island)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Pleasant Beach, South Thomaston, Waterman Beach

An area in this town was called Wessaweskeag, Weskeag, Keag, or Gig


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Cushing, Muscle Ridge Township, Owls Head, St. George, Thomaston


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of South Thomaston, Maine


Cemeteries

Butler Cemetery

Finnish Cemetery

Lovett Cemetery

Thomaston Road Cemetery

Thorndike Cemetery

Weskeag Village Cemetery

Westbrook or Brown Cemetery


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: South Thomaston


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: South Thomaston, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of South Thomaston

MEGenWeb Project: South Thomaston


Bibliography

Eaton, Cyrus, History of Thomaston, Rockland, and South Thomaston, Maine: from their first exploration, A.D. 1605: with family genealogies, Vol. 1 (Vol. 2) (Hallowell, Me.: Masters, Smith & Co., printers, 1865)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of South Thomaston, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2001)

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