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Maine Resource Guide: Waldo, Waldo County

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

County

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


Organized

1821 as Waldo Plantation


Incorporated

1845


Previous Designations

Three Mile Square (Three Miles Square); Six Thousand Acre Tract


Boundary Changes

5,318 acres of Swanville were annexed in 1824

A gore between the plantation and Knox was annexed in 1836


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Evans Corner, Gentners Corners, Kendalls Corner (Kendall's Corner), Levetts Corner, Neals Corner, Philbricks Corner, Waldo, Waldo Center (former post office), Whitcomb Corner (Whitcombs Corner)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Belfast, Brooks, Knox, Morrill, Swanville


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Waldo, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Waldo


Bibliography

Jones, Priscilla Alden, comp., "Americus V. Parker's Book," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 124 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1970) [Includes records of Waldo marriages and marriage intentions, 1843-49]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Lincolnville, Northport, Belmont, Morrill, Searsmont and Waldo, 1907 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell Co., 1907)

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