Bristol, Maine

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bristol'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bristol'''  
  
== History  ==
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Bristol was once known as ''Pemaquid'' is located in Lincoln County, Maine. Originally this was just a territory known as ''Wawenock, ''which an indian named&nbsp;by the Abenaki Indians and means "People of the Bay". The English established this area as a trading post&nbsp;in the early 1600s. To view a more detailed history go to "[http://www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org/PNewHistory.html The friends of Colonial Pemaquid]".  
 
Bristol was once known as ''Pemaquid'' is located in Lincoln County, Maine. Originally this was just a territory known as ''Wawenock, ''which an indian named&nbsp;by the Abenaki Indians and means "People of the Bay". The English established this area as a trading post&nbsp;in the early 1600s. To view a more detailed history go to "[http://www.friendsofcolonialpemaquid.org/PNewHistory.html The friends of Colonial Pemaquid]".  
  
== Genealogies  ==
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==== Genealogies  ====
  
 
[http://www.blaisdell.org/ The Blaisdell Family National Association]: This association represents the descendants of Ralf Bleasdale who landed in Pemaquid in 1635.  
 
[http://www.blaisdell.org/ The Blaisdell Family National Association]: This association represents the descendants of Ralf Bleasdale who landed in Pemaquid in 1635.  
  
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History

Bristol was once known as Pemaquid is located in Lincoln County, Maine. Originally this was just a territory known as Wawenock, which an indian named by the Abenaki Indians and means "People of the Bay". The English established this area as a trading post in the early 1600s. To view a more detailed history go to "The friends of Colonial Pemaquid".

Genealogies

The Blaisdell Family National Association: This association represents the descendants of Ralf Bleasdale who landed in Pemaquid in 1635.