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Maine Resource Guide: Swanville, Waldo County

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

County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Waldo County in 1827)


Incorporated

1818 from Swan's Tract Plantation


Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Goose Pond Settlement; Swan Lake Settlement; Swan; Swan's Tract; Swan's Plantation; Swan Plantation


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Waldo Plantation (now Waldo) in 1824

Part of Frankfort was annexed in 1832, and part of Brooks in 1841


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Nickerson Mills, Oak Hill, Swanville, Town House Corners, Yorks Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belfast, Brooks, Frankfort, Monroe, Searsport, Waldo


Cemeteries

Greenlawn Cemetery, Swanville, Maine

Greenlawn Cemetery in Swanville, ME

Harvey Cemetery, Swanville, Maine

Land of Rest Cemetery, Swanville, Maine

Seekins Cemetery, Swanville, Maine

Webster/Knowlton Cemetery, Swanville, Maine


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Swanville, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Swanville


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Swanville, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Swanville

Maine Memory Network: Swanville


Bibliography

Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Swanville, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1990)

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