Winthrop, Kennebec County, Maine

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 County

Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)

 Incorporated

1771 from Pondtown Plantation

 Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase)

 Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Readfield in 1791

Parts of Augusta and Readfield were annexed in 1810, and part of Monmouth in 1813

Land was set off to Hallowell in 1813 and 1814

Parts of Wayne were annexed in 1816, 1839, and 1852

Land was set off to form Kennebec (now Manchester) in 1850

Part of Kennebec (now Manchester) was annexed in 1852, and part of Manchester in 1873

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Winthrop, Galeville, Island Park, Maranacook, Tallwood, Winthrop, Winthrop Center (formerly Baileyville)

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Manchester, Monmouth, Readfield, Wayne, West Gardiner

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Winthrop, Maine

Winthrop Village, Kennebec Co. (1885)

Winthrop Village, Kennebec Co. (1894)

Plan of East Winthrop, 1825-30

 Cemeteries

Winthrop Burials

 Church Records

Members of the Universalist Church of Winthrop

First Members of the Baptist Church of Winthrop

 Vital Records

Some Marriages in Winthrop, 1781-1890

 Miscellaneous Resources

Petition for the Incorporation of Winthrop, 1770

Maine Town Reports: Winthrop

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Winthrop

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Winthrop

MEGenWeb Project: Winthrop

Maine Memory Network: Winthrop

Maine Memory Network: Maranacook

 Bibliography

______, An account of the centennial celebration at Winthrop, Me., May 20, 1871 (Augusta, Me.: Sprague, Owen & Nash, printers, 1871)

______, Winthrop's Centennial Jubilee," Lewiston Evening Journal, 20 May 1871

______, Leading business men of Lewiston, Augusta and vicinity: embracing also, Auburn, Gardiner, Waterville, Oakland, Dexter, Fairfield, Skowhegan, Hallowell, Richmond, Bath, Brunswick, Freeport, Canton, Buckfield, Mechanic Falls, South Paris, Norway, Farmington and Winthrop with an historical sketch of each place, illustrated (Boston: Mercantile Pub. Co., 1889, c1888)

______, "The Story of Pond Town," Lewiston Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 12 Aug. 1899

______, "Oldest Records of Kennebec's Oldest Town," Lewiston Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 18 Aug. 1906

Labonté, Youville, comp., Marriages of St. Rose De Lima, Jay, Me. 1885-1982: and of St. Francis Xavier, Winthrop, Me. 1910-1983 (Lewiston, Me.: Y. LaBonte, 1984)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Winthrop register, 1903-4 (Kent's Hill, Me., H.E. Mitchell Publishing Company, 1904)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The Winthrop and Monmouth register, 1909 (Augusta, Me.: The Mitchell-Cony Co., 1909)

Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn, History of Winthrop, Maine, with genealogical notes (Auburn, Me., Press of Merrill & Webber company [pref. 1925])

Stiner, Ina H., Genealogy of Ichabod Wing of Winthrop, Maine, and his son, John Odlin Wing (Porterville, Calif.: Printed by the Sierra Press, 1956)

Thurston, David, A brief history of Winthrop: from 1764 to October, 1855 (Portland Me.: B. Thurston, steam printer, 1855)

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