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Embden, Somerset County

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Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)



Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range North of Plymouth Claim, West of Kennebec River (T1 R2 NPC WKR); Queenstown; Greenstown; Greenfield; Titcombtown (Titcomb Town); incorporated as "Emden"

The settlement along the Carrabassett River in this town, New Portland, and Anson, was called Seven Mile Brook Settlement

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Anson in 1828

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bates (former post office), Embden, Embden Center (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Anson, Concord Township, Lexington Township, New Portland, Solon


Maine Historical Maps: Embden

Miscellaneous Resources

Embden Tax Lists, 1810-1890

Vital Records

Embden Marriages, 1800-1829

Embden Marriages, 1830-1859

Embden Marriages, 1860-1892

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Embden

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Embden, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Embden


Walker, Ernest George, Embden Town of Yore: Olden times and families there and in adjacent towns (Skowhegan, Me.: Independent-Reporter Co., 1929)

Walker, Ernest G, "South of 'Lost Nation': Northwest Embden's enchanting skyland where pioneers from Barrington, N.H. settled: a neighborhood history" (manuscript, 1939)

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