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Maine Resource Guide: Windham, Cumberland County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · Church Records · Military Records · Newspapers · Vital Records · Miscellaneous Resources · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Cumberland County (set off from York County in 1760)


Incorporated

1762 from New Marblehead Plantation


Previous Designations

New Marblehead


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Baker Corner, Dolley Corner, East Windham, Fosters Corner, Glantz Corner, Ireland Corner, Land of Nod, Lowells Corner, Morrills Corner, Newhall (formerly Gambo Falls), North Windham, Pleasant Ridge, Popeville, Scotland, South Windham, Union Chapel, White's Bridge, Windham Center, Windham Hill


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Gray, Standish, Raymond, Westbrook


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Windham, Maine


Cemeteries

Windham Historical Society: Cemeteries

USGenWeb Project Archives: Windham Cemetery Index

Inscriptions from Smith Cemetery, Windham

Austin Cemetery, Windham, Me.

Brown Cemetery, Windham, Me.

McIntosh Cemetery, Windham, Me.


Church Records

Windham Church Records, 1798-1853


Military Records

Windham Civil War Soldiers

World War I Soldiers Index: Windham


Newspapers

Lakes Region Weekly


Vital Records

Some Windham Vital Records, 1743-1762

Windham Historical Society: Vital Records

Windham Church Records, 1798-1853


Miscellaneous Resources

Windham Tax List, 1776

Windham Scholars, 1842

Windham Scholars, 1873

Windham School Census, 1900


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Windham, Cumberland, Maine

Windham Historical Society

Official Website: Town of Windham

Maine Memory Network: Windham


Bibliography

______, Report of Windham Bi-centennial Committee, July 30, 1938: together with a copy of the historical address [Ancestry.com] (unknown: unknown, 1938?)

______, "Windham, Maine, Marriages," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 107 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1953) [Marriages performed by John Webb, Esq., 1827-61]

Dole, Frederick H., Sketches of the history of Windham, Maine, 1734-1935: the story of a typical New England town (Westbrook, Me.: H.S. Cobb, printer, 1935)

Dole, Samuel T., "White's Bridge," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 6 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1895)

Dole, Samuel T., "Little Falls: A Chapter of Local History," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 9 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1898)

Dole, Samuel T., "Early Schools in New Marblehead, now Windham," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 9 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1898)

Dole, Samuel T., "The Meeting-House War in New Marblehead," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 10 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1899)

Dole, Samuel T., "Extracts from the Old Records of Windham," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 10 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1899)

Dole, Samuel Thomas, Windham in the past (Auburn, Me.: Merrill & Webber Co., 1916)

Goold, Nathan, Windham, Maine in the War of the Revolution, 1775-1783 (Portland, Me.: H.W. Bryant, 1900)

Goold, William, "Thomas Chute : the first settler of Windham, Maine, and his descendants" Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 7 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1896)

Grant, Amorena, The Roberts family: a genealogy of Joseph Roberts of Windham, Maine, 18th century (Chicago, Ill.: West Chicago Press Association, 1902)

Ketover, Karen Sherman, comp., Westbrook, Maine cemeteries: plus the surrounding towns of Cumberland, Falmouth, Gorham, Portland & Windham (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1996)

Lord, Harold M., The Windham, Maine, branch of the Nathan Lord family, of Kittery, Maine (1928)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Windham Register, 1904 (Kent's Hill, Me.: H.E. Mitchell, 1904)

Murphy, Harry M., Index of History of the town of Windham: prepared at the request of the Town by Thomas Laurens Smith (Albuquerque, N.M.: H.M. Murphy, 1991)

Smith, Thomas Laurens, A historical address, delivered on the fourth of July, 1839, at the centennial anniversary of the settlement of Windham (Portland Me.: Arthur Shirley, 1840)

Smith, Thomas Laurens, History of the town of Windham (Portland Me.: Hoyt & Fogg, 1873)

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