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Maine Resource Guide: Surry, Hancock County

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

County

Hancock County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1803


Previous Designations

Township No. 6 East of Penobscot River (T6 EPR); Township No. 6, West of the Union River; Pattensborough


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Ellsworth in 1809, but reannexed in 1821; additional land was set off to that town in 1829

Part of Penobscot was annexed in 1843, and land was set off to that town in 1845


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Surry, South Surry, Surry


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Blue Hill, Ellsworth, Mount Desert, Orland, Penobscot, Trenton


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Surry, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Surry


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Surry, Hancock, Maine

Official Website: Town of Surry

Maine Memory Network: Surry


Bibliography

Bonsey, Osmond C., Surry, Maine : an informal history (Surry, Me. : Town of Surry, 2003)

Dolan, Anne Robinson, "Surry, Maine, 1850-1880 : a history of four neighborhoods including a guide to the research and composition of local history" (typescript, 1997)

Limeburner, Grace M. Grindle, comp., "Brooksville, Brooklin, Sedgwick, Bluehill and Surry, Maine : notes" (typescript, 1941)

Wasson, Samuel, "History of East Surry, Maine, 1763-1884" (typescript, 1957?)

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