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Waldoboro, Lincoln County

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Lincoln County (set off from York County in 1760)


1773 from Broad Bay Plantation

Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent); Broadbay; Broad Bay

Boundary Changes

Johnston's Island was set off to Bremen in 1830, and additional land was set off to that town in 1853 and 1856

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Allens (former railroad station), Benner Corner, Bogues Corner, Davis Corner, Dutch Neck (former post office), Eugley Corner, Feylers Corner (Feyler's Corner), Flanders Corner, Kalers Corner, Manks Corner, North Waldoboro, Orffs Corner, South Waldoboro, Sprague Corner, Waldoboro, West Waldoboro, Winslows Mills

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bremen, Damariscotta, Friendship, Jefferson, Nobleboro, Warren, Washington, Union


Maine Historical Maps: Waldoboro


Lincoln County News Digital Archives

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Waldoboro

Miscellaneous Resources

Kennebec Purchase Petitioners, 1752

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

Waldoboro Town Officers, 1773-1910

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine

Official Website: Town of Waldoboro

The Old Broad Bay Family History Association

Maine Memory Network: Waldoboro


______, The centennial celebration of the incorporation of Waldoboro, Maine, July 4, 1873 (Bangor, Me.: G. Bliss, 1873 (Bangor: B.A. Burr, printer))

Bacon, George Fox, Rockland, Belfast and vicinity: its representative business men and its points of interest, embracing Rockland, Belfast, Camden, Rockport, Bucksport, Ellsworth, Thomaston, Waldoboro, Warren, Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Newcastle (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1892)

Colwell, Mrs. Warren, et al., Waldoboro, Maine, vital records: 1773 to 1923: marriages, intentions, births and deaths (Hallowell, Me.: The Chapter, [1950?])

Groves, Marlene A., comp. and ed., Vital records of Waldoboro, Maine (Rockland, Me.: Picton Press, 2008)

Horlacher, Gary T., and Wilford W. Whitaker, Broad Bay Pioneers (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1998)

Keith, Bertha Taft, Daniel Rokes, of Waren, Maine, Christopher Newbert, of Waldoboro, Maine, and some of their descendants : with notes on related Benner, Butler, and Martin families (Typescript, 1950)

Klingler, Margaret A., The Benner family, 1680 to 2006 : the migration from Herbonseelbach, Germany to Waldoboro, Maine from the east coast to the west coast and Canada (2006)

Ludwig, Moses R., Ludwig Genealogy: Sketch of Joseph Ludwig, who was born in Germany in 1699, and his wife and family, who settled at "Broad Bay", Waldoboro', 1753 (Augusta, Me.: Kennebec Journal, 1866)

Merrill, Virginia T., Surname index to the history of the town of Waldoboro, Maine by Samuel L. Miller (Solon, Me.: V.T. Merrill, 1998)

Miller, Samuel L., History of the town of Waldoboro, Maine (Wiscasset Me.: Emerson, printer, 1910)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Waldoboro, Nobleboro and Jefferson, 1906 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell co., 1906)

Pohlman, Henry N., The German colony and Lutheran church in Maine : an address delivered before the Historical Society of the Lutheran Church, at its meeting in Washington, D.C., May 14th, 1869 (Gettysburg, Pa.: J.E. Wible, printer, 1869)

Stahl, Jasper Jacob, History of Old Broad Bay and Waldoboro (Volume 1) (Volume 2) (Portland, Me.: Bond Wheelwright Co., 1956)

Starman, Rev. John W., "Some Account of the German Settlement, in Waldoborough," Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Vol. 5 (Portland, Me.: Published for the Society, 1857)

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