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Woolwich, Sagadahoc County

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Sagadahoc County (set off from Lincoln County in 1854)


1759 as a district from the Nequasset Tract; incorporated as a town in 1775

Previous Designations

Nequasset (Nequasseag, Negausseg); Tuessic (Towesic); New Merrymeeting; The Clark and Lake Claim

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Chops Crossroad, Days Ferry (formerly Burying Point, West Woolwich), East Woolwich (former post office), Montsweag, Murphy Corner (Murphy's Corner), Nequasset, Sagadahoc Ferry (former post office), Woolwich, Wrights (former railroad station)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Arrowsic, Bath, Bowdoinham, Dresden, Georgetown, Westport, Wiscasset


Maine Historical Maps: Woolwich


Partridge Cemetery

Church Records

Records of the Rev. Josiah Winship's church, Woolwich, Maine

Vital Records

Record of Marriages by Rev. Jonathan Adams in Woolwich, 1817-1831

Miscellaneous Resources

Kennebec Purchase Petitioners, 1752

1771 Woolwich Tax Valuation

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Woolwich

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Woolwich, Sagadahoc, Maine

Official Website: Town of Woolwich

MEGenWeb Project: Woolwich

Maine Memory Network: Woolwich


Mitchell, Harry Edward, et al., comp., The town register: Wiscasset, Edgecomb, Whitefield, Alna, Woolwich, Dresden, 1906 (PDF) (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell, 1906)

Thayer, Rev. Henry O., "The Transient Town of Cork," Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 3 (Portland, Me.: The Society, 1892)

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