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Maine Resource Guide: Wayne, Kennebec County

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Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1799)


1798 from New Sandwich Plantation

Previous Designations

Pocasset; New Sandwich

Boundary Changes

An adjacent gore was annexed in 1804

Parts of Leeds were annexed in 1810 and 1859

Land was set off to Winthrop in 1816, 1839, and 1852

Part of Livermore (part of what is now Livermore Falls) was annexed in 1821

Land was set off to Readfield in 1821

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Wayne, North Wayne

There once was a district in town called "Funnel City" [History of the town of Wayne (1898), p. 184]

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Fayette, Leeds, Livermore Falls, Monmouth, Readfield, Winthrop


Historical USGS Maps of Wayne, Maine

Wayne Village, Kennebec Co., Maine (1894)

Vital Records

Intentions of Marriage Registered in Wayne, 1802-1825

Intentions of Marriage Registered in Wayne, 1826-1850

Intentions of Marriage Registered in Wayne, 1851-1875

Intentions of Marriage Registered in Wayne, 1876-1897

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Wayne

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Wayne, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Wayne

MEGenWeb Project: Wayne

Maine Memory Network: Wayne


Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Wayne, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2008)

Leadbetter, C. F., et al., History of the town of Wayne, Kennebec County, Maine: from its settlement to 1898 (Augusta Me.: Maine Farmer Pub. Co., 1898)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register, Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds, Greene: 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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