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Albion, Kennebec County

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Kennebec County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


1803 as Freetown Plantation


1804 as the town of Fairfax; name changed in 1821 to Ligonia, and in 1824 to Albion

Previous Designations

Most of the town lay in the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase), but the northern portion was taken from the Nelson Tract

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to form China in 1818

A tract known as the "Territory North of Albion" was annexed in 1835

Part of Unity Plantation (now Unity Township) was annexed in 1853

Land was set off to Benton in 1863

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Albion, McDonald (former post office), Sennetts Corner, South Albion

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Benton, China, Freedom, Palermo, Unity, Unity Township, Winslow


Maine Historical Maps: Albion

Vital Records

Albion Deaths, 1892-93

Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Albion

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Albion, Kennebec, Maine

Official Website: Town of Albion

Early Families of Albion, Maine


______, The Town Register : Sidney, Vassalboro, China, Albion, 1908 (Augusta, Me.: Mitchell-Cony Co., Inc., 1908)

Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Albion, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1989)

Wiggin, Ruby C., Albion on the narrow gauge ([Clinton, Me.?: s.n.], 1964)

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