Maine Places

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New Sharon, Franklin County

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Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Franklin County in 1838)


1794 from Unity Plantation

Previous Designations

Unity; Colburn's Town

Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form Industry in 1813, and part of that town was annexed in 1852

Part of Mercer was annexed in 1841

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bullen Mills, East New Sharon, New Sharon, Weeks Mills

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Chesterville, Farmington, Industry, Mercer, Rome, Starks, Vienna


Maine Historical Maps: New Sharon


A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: New Sharon

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: New Sharon, Franklin, Maine

Official Website: Town of New Sharon

Digital Maine: New Sharon Books

Maine Memory Network: New Sharon


______, The Town register, Farmington, Wilton, Chesterville, New Sharon: 1910 (Brunswick, Me.: Maine Map & Register Co., 1910)

Bonney, Forrest, ed., Pictorial history of early New Sharon, Maine: village and town (New Sharon, Me.: New Sharon Historical Society, 1988)

Hatch, William Collins, A history of the town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine, from the earliest settlement in 1787 down to the present time, embracing the cessions of New Sharon, New Vineyard, Anson, and Stark (Farmington, Me.: Press of Knowlton, McLeary & Co., 1893)

Kearney, Marie, and Pamela Bonney, New Sharon remembered (New Sharon, Me.: New Sharon Historical Society (Wilton, Me.: Wilton Printed Products), 1989, c1981)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., New Sharon register, 1903 ([Brunswick, Me.: The H.E. Mitchell Pub. Co., 1903])

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