Kennebec County, Maine

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{{Maine-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Kennebec County'' [[Image:Me-kennebec.png|thumb|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Kennebec County'' [[Image:Me-kennebec.png|thumb|right|300px|Me-kennebec.png]]  
  
 
== [http://kennebeccounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://kennebeccounty.org/ County Courthouse]  ==
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County Government Center<br>125 State Street <br>Augusta, Maine 04330
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[[Image:Kennebec County Maine Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Kennebec County Maine Courthouse.jpg]] County Government Center<br>125 State Street <br>Augusta, Maine 04330  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 20 February 1799 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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Created 20 February 1799 from [[Lincoln County, Maine|Lincoln]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
*Four partitions:  
 
*Four partitions:  
**[[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] County 1 March 1809 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**[[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] County 1 March 1809 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] County 7 February 1827 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] County 7 February 1827 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**[[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] County 20 March 1838 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**[[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] County 20 March 1838 <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**[[Androscoggin County, Maine|Androscoggin]] County 18 March 1854<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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**[[Androscoggin County, Maine|Androscoggin]] County 18 March 1854<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/ Augusta, Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive]:  
 
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/ Augusta, Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive]:  
  
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Age/ Age]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1832-1861. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Herald_of_Liberty/ Herald of Liberty]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Kennebec_Gazette/ Kennebec Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>
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[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Age/ Age]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1832-1861. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Herald_of_Liberty/ Herald of Liberty]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Augusta/Kennebec_Gazette/ Kennebec Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>  
  
 
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/ Hallowell,&nbsp;Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive]:  
 
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/ Hallowell,&nbsp;Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive]:  
  
[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/American_Advocate/ American Advocate]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1809-1835. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/Hallowell_Gazette/ Hallowell Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1814-1827. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/Maine_Cultivator_and_Hallowell_Gazette/ Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1839-1870. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $
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[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/American_Advocate/ American Advocate]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1809-1835. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/Hallowell_Gazette/ Hallowell Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1814-1827. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $<br>[http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Maine/Hallowell/Maine_Cultivator_and_Hallowell_Gazette/ Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette]. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1839-1870. at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ GenealogyBank]. $  
  
 
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Revision as of 02:23, 9 May 2012

United States > Maine > Kennebec County
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Contents

County Courthouse

Kennebec County Maine Courthouse.jpg
County Government Center
125 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04330

History

Parent County

Created 20 February 1799 from Lincoln County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities
  • Augusta
  • Gardiner
  • Hallowell
  • Waterville
Towns
  • Albion
  • Belgrade
  • Benton
  • Chelsea
  • China
  • Clinton
  • Farmingdale
  • Fayette
  • Litchfield
  • Manchester
  • Monmouth
  • Mount Vernon
  • Oakland
  • Pittston
  • Randolph
  • Readfield
  • Rome
  • Sidney
  • Vassalboro
  • Vienna
  • Wayne
  • West Gardiner
  • Windsor
  • Winslow
  • Winthrop
Unorganized territory
  • Unity
Communities
  • Clinton
  • Farmingdale
  • Oakland
  • Winthrop
Villages
  • Libby Hill
  • South China

Neighboring Counties

Androscoggin | Franklin | Lincoln | Sagadahoc | Somerset | Waldo

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Maine Newspaper Archive. Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ (GenealogyBank $) Twenty-two early Maine 18th and 19th century newspapers, 1785-1898 online. Indexes (free); digital images ($). These newspapers are from Augusta, Bangor, Belfast, Brunswick, Castine, Eastport, Falmouth, Hallowell, Kennebunk, Portland, Saco and Wiscasset.


Tip: early Maine newspapers routinely reported on news, obituaries, births, marriages etc. from around the state. Be sure to search the indexes for all Maine newspapers to find your target ancestor.


Augusta, Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive:

Age. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1832-1861. at GenealogyBank. $
Herald of Liberty. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at GenealogyBank. $
Kennebec Gazette. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1810-1815. at GenealogyBank. $

Hallowell, Kennebec County, Newspaper Archive:

American Advocate. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1809-1835. at GenealogyBank. $
Hallowell Gazette. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1814-1827. at GenealogyBank. $
Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette. Indexes Free, Digital Pages $. 1839-1870. at GenealogyBank. $

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family history Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].