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Maine Resource Guide: Whitefield, Lincoln County

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

County

Lincoln County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, but reannexed in 1812)


Incorporated

1809 from Ballstown Plantation (from which Jefferson had been incorporated in 1807)


Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Ballstown


Boundary Changes

Hunt's Meadow (Hunts Meadow) was annexed after 1800

Land was set off to Gerry (now Windsor) in 1821, but returned in 1907 when the act was repealed

Land was set off to Alna in 1824, but returned in 1907 when the act was repealed


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Coopers Mills (Cooper Mills, Cooper's Mills), Joice (former post office), Keyes Corner, North Whitefield (formerly Turner's Corner), Trainor Corner (Trainors Corner), Whitefield (formerly King's Mills, Kings Mills)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alna, Augusta, Chelsea, Jefferson, Pittston, Windsor


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Whitefield, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Whitefield


Miscellaneous Records

Maine State Documents: Whitefield Books


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Whitefield, Lincoln, Maine

Official Website: Town of Whitefield

Whitefield, Maine


Bibliography

______, Sesquicentennial celebration, 1809-1959: Whitefield, Maine ([Gardiner, Me.: Eagle Pub. Co.], 1959)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Wiscasset, Edgecomb, Whitefield, Alna, Woolwich, Dresden, 1906 (PDF) (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell, 1906)

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