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Friendship, Knox County

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Knox County (set off from Lincoln County in 1860)


By 1772 as Meduncook Plantation



Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Meduncook (Medumcook)

Boundary Changes

Crotch Island was annexed by Cushing in 1834

Part of Cushing was annexed in 1839

Six islands were annexed in 1867

Prominent Islands

Cranberry Island, Friendship Long Island, Harbor Island, Morse Island, Otter Island

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Friendship, Friendship, Lawry, Martin

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bremen, Bristol, Cushing, St. George, Waldoboro


Maine Historical Maps: Friendship

Census Records

Census of Friendship, 1892

Miscellaneous Resources

Settlers in St. George's River, Medumcook, and Broadbay Prior to 1760

Muscongus and Medumcook Plantation Petitioners, 1767

Rateable Polls in Friendship, 1817

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Friendship

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Friendship, Knox, Maine


______, Chronicles of Cushing and Friendship : containing historical, statistical, and miscellaneous information of the two towns (Rockland, Me.: The Maine Home Journal, 1892)

Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Friendship, Maine, prior to the year 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2004)

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