New Vineyard, Maine, USA -
New Vineyard, Maine, USA


New Vineyard, Maine, USA -
New Vineyard, Maine, USA


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New Vineyard, Maine, USA
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Where is New Vineyard, Maine, USA? 

New Vineyard, Franklin, Maine, USA
[new VIHN-yihd] a town in Franklin County, incorporated on February 22, 1802 from township T2 R1 WKR. It ceded land to Industry in 1815 and 1844, and to Anson in 1840. The town annexed land from Strong in 1856 to complete its modern boundaries.

Settled in 1791, many early arrivals came to escape the heavy and illegal fees imposed by land agents in the Kennebec River Valley. The name derives from the early owners of the township who were from Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts...

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News  1854 - July 28 - Joseph Emery, lately the Postmaster at New Vineyard, has been sentenced to the State prison for ten years, for purloining letters from the mail.

The Athens Post
Athens, Tennessee
July 28, 1854
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News  1882 - February 25 - Mrs. Stewart was alone and unarmed when two tramps took forcible possession of her house, at New Vineyard, Me.
While they were eating and drinking in the kitchen, she whittled a stick into the shape of a pistol, blackened it with soot, then made a fierce onslaught on the rascals, who fled precipitately.
The Lafayette Adviser
Lafayette, Louisiana
February 25, 1882
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1886 - New Vineyard
New Vineyard is situated in the eastern part of Franklin County, having Strong on the west and the latter and Freeman on the north-west, Industry on the south-east, the latter and Farmington on the south, Industry and Anson in Somerset County on the east and Strong, Freeman and New Portland in...Read MORE...

News  1886 - September 21 - Three Deaths at New Vineyard
FARMINGTON, Sept. 20. Capt. Leonard Hackett, eighty-five years old, Hannah Wilcox, sixty-five, and Jonathan Look, jr., aged forty-four, all died Saturday in the neighboring town of New Vineyard, suddenly. The first named was one of the oldest citizens in town and had been a member of the...Read MORE...

1890 - August 7 - Stationary Traveling.
Thoreau believed, or sometimes talked as if he believed, that everything was to be found in Concord. There was no great occasion for traveling, he thought. If you really needed to see anything, you had only to stay at home, and in due time it would come to you.

This was somewhat whimsical, and...

News  1893 - Fatal Hunting Accident
Farmington, Me., Oct. 4. - While three young men of New Vineyard were hunting yesterday, the gun of one of them was accidentally discharged and the contents passed through the body of Raymond Dexter, aged 18, killing him instantly.
The Fitchburg Sentinel
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
October 4, 1893
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News  1898 - September 2 - NOTCH GANG of Counterfeiters in the Mountains of Maine.
[Lewiston (Maine) Journal.]

"I see by the papers that the famous Notch Gang of New Vineyard is again rampant," said a Farmington man who came out of the dining hall of the Victoria Hotel in Lewiston to-day, and lit a cigar in the office. "Now, I know something of that gang. It is, or has been in ...Read MORE...

New Vineyard, a post-village in New Vineyard township (town), Franklin co., Me., 10 miles N. of Farmington. Pop. of the town in 1900, 584.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Frank Almont (8 April 1861, New Vineyard, Maine, USA - 13 March 1943, , Oregon, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

US Civil War Soldiers flag  William Corbett (7 March 1819, Strong, Maine, USA - 5 January 1894, New Vineyard, Maine, USA) gravestone

flag  Cordelia Durrell (14 September 1836, Farmington, Maine, USA - 16 March 1914, New Vineyard, Maine, USA)

flag  Samuel Hiscock (19 December 1796, Farmington, Maine, USA - 1 July 1878, New Vineyard, Maine, USA)

flag  Mary Jane Smith (1 January 1833, Farmington, Maine, USA - 1 June 1917, New Vineyard, Maine, USA) gravestone

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