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Maine Resource Guide: Troy, Waldo 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

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County and Hancock County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Waldo County in 1827)


Incorporated

1812 as the town of Kingville from Bridge's Plantation; name changed to Joy in 1815; name changed in 1826 to Montgomery; name changed in 1827 to Troy


Previous Designations

Township No. 4, First Range NWP (T4 R1 NWP); Bridgetown Plantation (Bridgestown Plantation)


Boundary Changes

Part of Twenty-Five Mile Plantation (now Burnham) was annexed in 1819


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Cooks Corner, East Troy, Gerrish Corner, Greens Corner, Hales Corner, Mitchell Corner, North Troy (former post office), Pine Hill, Rogers Corner (Rogers Corners), Smarts Corner, Troy (Troy Corner), Troy Center, Ward Hill, West Troy (formerly post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Burnham, Detroit, Dixmont, Jackson, Plymouth, Thorndike, Unity


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Troy, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Troy


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Troy, Waldo, Maine


Bibliography

Hillman, Ralph E., comp., Vital records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1995)

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