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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] and [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dearborn'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] and [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Dearborn'''  
  
'''Dearborn''' is an extinct town and plantation, now split among the towns of [[Rome, Maine|Rome]], [[Belgrade, Maine|Belgrade]], and [[Oakland, Maine|Oakland]] in Kennebec County, and the towns of [[Fairfield, Maine|Fairfield]], [[Smithfield, Maine|Smithfield]], and [[Mercer, Maine|Mercer]] in Somerset County. The town of Dearborn was formed from the West Pond Plantation in 1812, but that town status was surrendered in 1841.<ref>[http://maineanencyclopedia.com/dearborn/ Dearborn] in ''Maine: an Encyclopedia '' (accessed 31 May 2013).</ref> In 1843 Dearborn was annexed to [[Waterville, Maine|Waterville, Maine]].<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 152. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>  
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'''Dearborn''' is an extinct town and plantation, now split among the towns of [[Rome, Maine|Rome]], [[Belgrade, Maine|Belgrade]], and [[Oakland, Maine|Oakland]] in Kennebec County, and the towns of [[Fairfield, Maine|Fairfield]], [[Smithfield, Maine|Smithfield]], and [[Mercer, Maine|Mercer]] in Somerset County. The town of Dearborn was first settled in 1782, and formed from the West Pond Plantation in 1812. Dearborn land was set off to Waterville in 1815, 1822, and 1826; land set off to Belgrade 1834 and 1839; and land set off to Smithfield 1840. Dearborn surrendered its town status in 1841 and became a [[Maine plantations|plantation]], which was annexed by [[Waterville, Maine|Waterville, Maine]] in 1843.<ref>[http://maineanencyclopedia.com/dearborn/ Dearborn] in ''Maine: an Encyclopedia '' (accessed 31 May 2013).</ref> <ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 152. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> <ref name="MHRSP67">Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 73 (digital p. 82). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FHL Catalog}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=dearborn&amp;geocode=11240 Legal History of Dearborn, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 2 October 2013).</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=waterville Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 2 October 2013).</ref>  
  
 
*Mabel R. Whiting, and Georgiana Hewins Lilly, ''Records of Dearborn Maine'' (Winthrop, Me.: Daughters of the American Revolution, Patience Stanley Chapter, D.A.R., 1937). {{WorldCat|31978578|disp=At the Maine State Library}}.
 
*Mabel R. Whiting, and Georgiana Hewins Lilly, ''Records of Dearborn Maine'' (Winthrop, Me.: Daughters of the American Revolution, Patience Stanley Chapter, D.A.R., 1937). {{WorldCat|31978578|disp=At the Maine State Library}}.

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Dearborn is an extinct town and plantation, now split among the towns of Rome, Belgrade, and Oakland in Kennebec County, and the towns of Fairfield, Smithfield, and Mercer in Somerset County. The town of Dearborn was first settled in 1782, and formed from the West Pond Plantation in 1812. Dearborn land was set off to Waterville in 1815, 1822, and 1826; land set off to Belgrade 1834 and 1839; and land set off to Smithfield 1840. Dearborn surrendered its town status in 1841 and became a plantation, which was annexed by Waterville, Maine in 1843.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

  • Mabel R. Whiting, and Georgiana Hewins Lilly, Records of Dearborn Maine (Winthrop, Me.: Daughters of the American Revolution, Patience Stanley Chapter, D.A.R., 1937). At the Maine State Library.

References

  1. Dearborn in Maine: an Encyclopedia (accessed 31 May 2013).
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 152. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  3. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 73 (digital p. 82). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  4. Legal History of Dearborn, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 2 October 2013).
  5. Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 2 October 2013).