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New Vineyard, Franklin County

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Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Franklin County in 1838)


1802 from Plantation No. 2

Previous Designations

Township No. 2, First Range North of Plymouth Claim, West of Kennebec River (T2 R1 NPC WKR)

Boundary Changes

Part known as New Vineyard Gore was set off to Industry in 1815

Land was set off to New Portland in 1834 (returned in 1835 by repeal of the act)

Land was set off to Anson in 1840, and to Industry in 1844

Part of Strong was annexed in 1856

Villages, Locations and Settlements

New Vineyard (Luce's Mills, Stewart's Mills, Vaughn's Mills), Pratt's Corner (former post office), West New Vineyard (former post office at New Vineyard)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Anson, Farmington, Freeman Township, Industry, New Portland, Strong


Maine Historical Maps: New Vineyard


A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Vital Records

New Vineyard Vital Records, 1902

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: New Vineyard

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: New Vineyard, Franklin, Maine


Hatch, William Collins, A history of the town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine, from the earliest settlement in 1787 down to the present time, embracing the cessions of New Sharon, New Vineyard, Anson, and Stark (Farmington, Me.: Press of Knowlton, McLeary & Co., 1893)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, and E. K. Woodward, comp., New Vineyard and Strong register, 1902 ([Kingfield, Me.: s.n.], 1902 (W.P. Watson, printer))

Poole, Dorothy Cottle, A New Vineyard (Edgartown, Mass.: Dukes County Historical Society, 1976)

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