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Burnham, Waldo County

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Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Waldo County in 1827)


1824 from Twenty-five Mile Pond Plantation (from which Unity was set off in 1804)

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Twenty-five Mile Pond Plantation

Boundary Changes

The northern boundary of Kennebec County (and of this plantation) was altered in 1813 to run due west from the northwest corner of the present town of Troy to the east line of Clinton

Land was set off to Unity in 1813, and to Joy (now Troy) in 1819

That part of Pittsfield lying south and east of the Sebasticook River was annexed in 1821

Part of Clinton Gore Plantation (organized for election purposes in 1840) was annexed in 1873, the remainder being set off to Clinton

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Burnham (Burnham Junction, Burnham Village), Dodge Corner, Oakwood, Reynolds Corner, Twitchell Corner, Winnecook

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Clinton, Detroit, Pittsfield, Troy, Unity, Unity Township


Maine Historical Maps: Burnham


Burnham Cemetery Listings

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census (Clinton Gore)

Vital Records

Early Burnham Marriages

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Burnham, Waldo, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Burnham

Maine Memory Network: Burnham

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