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Wales, Androscoggin, ME
Wales is a town in Androscoggin County, incorporated on February 1, 1816 from Wales Plantation. It annexed land from Litchfield (1827, 1856), Leeds (1855), and Monmouth (1855). Later, in 1867, it ceded land to Webster, now Sabattus.
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1781 - (Wales, ME) - -Bloomingboro incorporated a plantation Aug. 24, by name of Wales, in honor of Mr. Welch.
Town Register of Wayne, Wales, Monmouth, Leeds & Green, Maine, H.E. Mitchell Co, Brunswick,ME 1905
1839 - Wales
Lincoln county. There is a beautiful pond lying partly in Wales and partly in Lisbon; its outlet meets the Androscoggin a few miles above Topsham. Wales is an agricultural town of good soil and even surface, 20 miles S.W. from Augusta and 26 N.W. from Wiscasset. Incorporated, 1816. Population, 1837, 667. Wheat crop, same year, 2,232 bushels.
The New England Gazetteer containing descriptions of all the states, counties and towns in New England: also descriptions of the principal mountains, rivers lakes, capes, bays, harbors, islands and fashionable resorts within that territory. Alphabetically arranged. By John Hayward, author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. Boston: John Hayward. Boyd & White, Concord, N.H. 1839
1854 - Wales
Wales, a post-township in Kennebec co., Me., 17 miles S. W. from Augusta. Pop., 612.
A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
1886 - Wales
Wales lies 6 miles east of Lewiston, and midway of the eastern side of Androscoggin County. The town of Greene lies on the west, the two being separated from each other in the southern half by Sabattus Pond. Monmouth bounds it on the north, Litchfield on the east, and Webster on the south. The size is four by four and one-half miles, comprising about 7,844 acres. The surface is undulating, except at the southeast there is a broad hill known as Oak Hill, and at the south-west the considerable eminence called Sabattus Mountain. This point was occupied in 1853-54 as station of the coast survey. On the southeastern side of the northern spur of the mountain is a low cave which extends back about fifty feet from the entrance. Its width is much less; and in no part of it can a full grown man stand erect. The rock in which it occurs is a mica-schist highly charged with iron and sulphur. The cave is an extensive fissure formed by the water from rains and melting snows washing through a... Read MORE...
1895 - Wales
Wales, wailz, a post-township of Androscoggin co, Me., about 10 miles N.E. of Lewiston. It is partly bounded on the W. by Sabattus Pond, and is intersected by the Maine Central Railroad. Pop. 556.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
Wales, a post-township (town) of Androscoggin co., Me., about 10 miles NE. of Lewiston. Pop. in 1900, 436.
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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Nathaniel GETCHELL (17 May 1778, Brunswick, Maine, USA - 12 January 1855, Wales, Maine, USA)
Elizabeth WITHERELL (11 November 1780, Lebanon, Maine, USA - 12 March 1842, Wales, Maine, USA)
Roxanna Elbridge LIBBY (11 October 1850, Wales, Maine, USA - 24 June 1912, Wales, Maine, USA)
Henry Augustus ANNIS (26 March 1850, Harland, Maine, USA - 27 January 1932, Wales, Maine, USA)
Minnie J LIBBY (19 June 1858, Wales, Maine, USA - 24 October 1869, Wales, Maine, USA)
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