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Maine Resource Guide: Union, Knox County

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

County

Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


Organized

1786 as Sterlington Plantation


Incorporated

1786


Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Taylortown; Sterlington; Sterling


Boundary Changes

Adjacent unincorporated land was annexed in 1817


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Union, North Union, South Union, Union


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Appleton, Hope, Rockport, Waldoboro, Warren, Washington


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Union, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Union


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Union, Knox, Maine

Official Website: Town of Union

MEGenWeb Project: Union

Maine Memory Network: Union


Bibliography

Fish, George Willoughby, Union, past and present: an illustrated history of the town of Union, Maine, from earliest times to date (Union, Me.: The Union Weekly Times, 1895)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Union, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2005)

Matthews, Edward A., Horse and buggy days : a brief history of Union, Maine (Belfast, Me.: The Kelley Press, 1950)

Sibley, John Langdon, A history of the town of Union, in the county of Lincoln, Maine, to the middle of the nineteenth century; with a family register of the settlers before the year 1800, and of their descendants (Boston, Mass.: B. B. Mussey and co., 1851)

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