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Minot, Androscoggin County

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Androscoggin County (set off from Cumberland County in 1854)


1802 from part of Poland

Previous Designations

Part of Bakerstown Plantation

The southeasterly corner of the town was part of the Pejepscot Purchase

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Auburn in 1842

The line with Auburn was altered in 1844, and land was set off to that city in 1873

Land was set off to form Mechanic Falls in 1893

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Center Minot, Hackett Mills, Minot (Minot Corner), West Minot (formerly Bridgham's Mills)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Auburn, Hebron, Mechanic Falls, Oxford, Poland, Turner


Maine Historical Maps: Minot


Scott Family Burial Ground

Church Records

Minot Congregational Church Records, Book No. I, from 1784 to March 5th, 1848

Minot Congregational Church Records, Book No. II, from August 14, 1848

Minot Center Sabbath school records, 1878-1909

Military Records

Mechanic Falls Civil War Soldiers

World War I Soldiers Index: Minot

Vital Records

Marriage Records of Rev. Jonathan Scott of Poland and Minot, 1796-1819

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Minot, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Minot

MEGenWeb Project: Minot

Maine Memory Network: Minot


Anderson, Joseph C., II, comp., Early vital records of Minot, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2005)

Bateman, Luther C., "First Settlers of Minot," Lewiston Journal Illustrated Magazine Section, 12 Sept. 1924

Hemond, Noella R., and Lucille Hemond Hodsdon, comp., Early Bakerstown intentions & marriages: Minot, early Poland & early Auburn, 1788-2000 (Norway, Me.: L. Hodsdon], 2003)

Hemond, Noella R., and Lucille Hemond Hodsdon, comp., Minot death & cemetery records, 1770's-2002: deaths from Minot records: cemeteries: Minot, early Auburn, early Mechanic Falls ([Norway, Me.: L. Hodsdon], 2003)

Ladd, William, "Annals of Bakerstown, Poland, and Minot," Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Vol. 2 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1847)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Town Register: Oxford, Hebron, Minot, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Washburn, Julia Constantia Chase, Records of the descendants of Rev. Nathaniel Chase, of Buckfield, Maine : with a brief account of his ancestors : also records of some of the descendants of Edmund Chase of Minot, Maine (Augusta, Me.: T.F. Murphy's Job Printing Office, 1878)

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