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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Lincoln County'' [[Image:Me-lincoln.png|thumb|right|300px|showing location of Lincoln County]]  
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{{Maine-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Maine|Maine]] > Lincoln County'' [[Image:Me-lincoln.png|thumb|right|300px]]  
  
 
== [http://co.lincoln.me.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://co.lincoln.me.us/ County Courthouse]  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 19 June 1760 from [[York County, Maine|York]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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 19 June 1760 from [[York County, Maine|York]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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  ====
  
 
*7 counties were created over the years:  
 
*7 counties were created over the years:  
**[[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] County 25 June 1789. <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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**[[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] County 25 June 1789. <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>  
**[[Washington County, Maine|Washington]] County 25 June 1789. <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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**[[Washington County, Maine|Washington]] County 25 June 1789. <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>  
**[[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] County 20 February 1799. <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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**[[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] County 20 February 1799. <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>  
**[[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>  
**[[Sagadahoc County, Maine|Sagadahoc]] County 4 April 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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**[[Sagadahoc County, Maine|Sagadahoc]] County 4 April 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>  
**[[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] County 9 March 1860. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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**[[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] County 9 March 1860. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
===== Towns =====
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===== Towns =====
  
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===== Plantation =====
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===== Plantation =====
  
 
*Monhegan
 
*Monhegan
  
===== Gore =====
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===== Gore =====
  
 
*Hibberts Gore
 
*Hibberts Gore
  
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===== Communities =====
  
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===== Villages =====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec ]]| [[Knox_County,_Maine|Knox]] | [[Sagadahoc_County,_Maine|Sagadahoc]] |&nbsp;[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]]
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[[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec ]]| [[Knox County, Maine|Knox]] | [[Sagadahoc County, Maine|Sagadahoc]] |&nbsp;[[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~melincol/index.htm The Lincoln County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~melincol/index.htm The Lincoln County MEGenWeb Project], an member of [[MEGenWeb|The MEGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/lincoln/lincoln/melinc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Lincoln County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/lincoln/lincoln/melinc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Lincoln County  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/lincoln/lincoln/melinc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Lincoln County (backup site)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/me/lincoln/lincoln/melinc.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Lincoln County (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183070&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Lincoln County
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183070&subject_disp=Maine%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Lincoln County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Maine]]
 
[[Category:Lincoln_County,_Maine]]

Revision as of 03:57, 27 August 2010

Template:Maine-stubUnited States > Maine > Lincoln County
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County Courthouse

62 Union Street
Rockland, Maine 04841

History

  • Named for English city, Lincoln in Lincolnshire, England

Parent County

Created 19 June 1760 from York County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Alna
  • Boothbay Harbor
  • Boothbay
  • Bremen
  • Bristol
  • Damariscotta
  • Dresden
  • Edgecomb
  • Jefferson
  • Newcastle
  • Nobleboro
  • Somerville
  • South Bristol
  • Southport
  • Waldoboro
  • Westport
  • Whitefield
  • Wiscasset
Plantation
  • Monhegan
Gore
  • Hibberts Gore
Communities
  • Boothbay Harbor
  • Damariscotta-Newcastle
  • Waldoboro
  • Wiscasset
Villages
  • Bayville
  • New Harbor

Neighboring Counties

Kennebec | Knox | SagadahocWaldo

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].