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Maine Resource Guide: Turner, Androscoggin County

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County

Androscoggin County (set off from Cumberland County to Oxford County in 1805, to Androscoggin County in 1854)


Incorporated

1786 from Sylvester Canada Plantation


Previous Designations

Sylvestertown; Sylvester Canada


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Alta (former post office), Bradford Village (former village), Chase Mills (Chase's Mills, Chases Mills), East Turner, Howes Corner, Keens Mills, Lower Street, North Turner, Richmonds Corner, Skillings Corner, South Turner, Turner, Turner Androscoggin (former post office at East Turner), Turner Center, Turner Village (former post office at Turner), Upper Street, West Turner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Auburn, Buckfield, Greene, Hartford, Hebron, Livermore, Leeds, Minot


Cemeteries

Cemetery Inscriptions at Auburn and Turner


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Turner, Maine

Plan of the Town of Turner, 1770

Map of Turner, 1873

Map of Turner Village, 1873

Maps of North Turner, Lisbon Plains and Sabbatusville, 1873

Turner Village, Androscoggin Co. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Turner


Vital Records

Early Marriages in Turner, 1785-1797

Turner Vital Records, 1919


Miscellaneous Resources

History of the Turner Baptist Church


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Turner, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Turner

MEGenWeb Project: Turner

Maine Memory Network: Turner


Bibliography

Bateman, Luther C., "The Pioneers of Turner," Lewiston Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 30 Dec. 1908

Chase, Ethen Allen, A Maine boy: the journal of Ethan Allen Chase, 1832-1891 (New Haven, Conn.: [s.l.], 1959)

Conant, Ralph G., comp., Intentions of marriage from Turner, Maine vital records ([Maine: R.H. Conant, 1950?])

Davis, B. V., comp., The Turner Register, 1903-4 (The H. E. Mitchell Publishing Co., 1904)

Fisher, Elijah, Elijah Fisher's journal while in the war for independence and continued two years after he came to Maine, 1775-1784 (Augusta, Me.: Badger and Manley, 1880; New York, N.Y.: William Abbatt, 1909)

French, Rev. William Riley, A History of Turner, Maine, from its settlement to 1886 (Portland, Me., Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1887)

Prince, Rufus, Turner, Maine: two centuries of history, trivia and observations ([Rockport, Me.]: Penobscot Press, c2000)

Torrey, James, A genealogical table of the family and descendants from Mr. Jacob Leavitt of Turner, Maine (Auburn, Me.: Printed by Merrill & Webber Co., 1930)

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