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Livermore, Androscoggin County

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Androscoggin County (set off from Cumberland County to Oxford County in 1805, to Oxford County in 1854; that part of the town east of the river was declared part of Kennebec County upon its incorporation in 1843)


1795 from Livermore Plantation

Previous Designations

Port Royal; Liverton; Livermore Township

Boundary Changes

Land east of the river was set off to Leeds in 1802, to Wayne in 1821

Part of Chandler's Gore, lying west of the town, was annexed in 1834, the remainder by Hartford

That part east of the river was set off to form East Livermore (now Livermore Falls) in 1843

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Gibbs Mill, Livermore (Brettuns Mills, Brettun's Mills, Livermore Village), Livermore Center, Norlands, North Livermore, South Livermore, West Side

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Canton, Hartford, Jay, Leeds, Livermore Falls, Turner


Maine Historical Maps: Livermore


Chenery Cemetery, Livermore, Me.

Hathaway Cemetery, Livermore, Me.

Hinkley Cemetery, Livermore, Me.

Twin Bridges Cemetery, Livermore, Me.

Miscellaneous Resources

Livermore Scholars, ca. 1810

History of the First Baptist Church of Livermore

History of the Second Baptist Church of Livermore

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Livermore

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Livermore, Androscoggin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Livermore

MEGenWeb Project: Livermore

Maine Memory Network: Livermore


______, Past views of Livermore, Maine: a tour through the villages, remembering old homes, farms and stores of the past 200 years ([Livermore Falls, (Me.)]: Livermore Bicentennial Committee, c1994)

______, Records of the North Livermore Baptist Church, Livermore, Maine ([S.l.: s.n., 1999])

______, "Maine Marriage Record of Lucius Bradford," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 140 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1986) [Marriages performed at Livermore and Brooklin between 1855 and 1866]

Benjamin, Mary Louise, A genealogy of the family of Lieut. Samuel Benjamin and Tabitha Livermore, his wife, early settlers of Livermore, Maine : with a record of their descent from John Benjamin and John Livermore, the emigrants (1900)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The East Livermore and Livermore register, 1903-04 (Kent's Hill, Me., The H. E. Mitchell publishing company, 1903)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register, East Livermore, Livermore, Jay, 1909 (Augusta, Me.: Mitchell Pub. Co., 1909)

Monroe, Ira Thompson, History of the town of Livermore, Androscoggin county, Maine: from its inception in 1735 and its grant of land in 1772 to its organization and incorporation in 1795 up to the present time, 1928 (Lewiston, Me.: Printed by the Lewiston Journal Printshop, c1928)

Sturtevant, Reginald H., A history of Livermore, Maine ([Lewiston, Me.: Twin City Printery, c1970])

Washburn, Israel, Notes, historical, descriptive, and personal, of Livermore, in Androscoggin (formerly in Oxford) county, Maine (Portland, Me.: Bailey & Noyes, 1874)

Wyman, Rev. D. T., Historical sketch of the First Baptist Church in Livermore, Maine (Portland, [Me.]: Press of Brown Thurston Co., 1893)

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