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Maine is a town in Broome County, New York, United States.
The area was first settled in 1794. The town of Maine was formed from the northern part of the town of Union in 1848.
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1854 - Maine
Maine, a post-township in the W. part of Broome co., New York. Population, 1843.
Maine, a post-village in the above township, about 70 miles S. from Syracuse. It contains 2 churches.
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.
1895 - Maine
Maine, a post-village of Broome co., N.Y., in Maine township, on Nanticoke Creek, 11 miles N.W. of Binghamton. It has 3 churches. , Pop. 303. The township is diversified by high ridges and narrow valleys. Pop. 2071.
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
Maine, a post-village of Broome co., N.Y., in Maine township (town), on Nanticoke Creek, 11 miles NW. of Binghamton. The town is diversified by high ridges and narrow valleys. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1534; of the village, about 400.
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
1924 - Maine
The original sources show that the first settler in the northern part of the township of Union was Benjamin Norton, who came into this section in 1794. Three years later, Amos Howard located near him, and Alfred and Russell Gates settled still farther to the northward in what came to be known as the Gates neighborhood. About the same time Daniel Howard and Winthrop Roe became neighbors of those already mentioned, while Moses Delano and Nathaniel Slosson entered the Nanticoke valley at this point in 1800. The first birth that can be definitely recorded to the settlers of this part of Union was Cynthia, daughter of Winthrop Roe, born in July, 1797. The first school was taught by Betsey Ward, in 1802; the first grist mill was built by Daniel Howard in 1810, while Jared Ketchum opened the first store in what was afterward called Maine village in 1825. Other early settlers in this vicinity were Asa Curtis, tanner, currier and farmer; Thompson Lewis, Samuel Stone, Heman Payne, Marsena... Read MORE...
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William BANKS (1767, Maine, New York, USA - 8 December 1846, Malden, Massachusetts, USA)
John JOHNSTON (1806, Maine, New York, USA - 2 December 1879, Clifton, St. Lawrence, New York, USA (Clarksborough))
George W. CASTNER (1831, Maine, New York, USA - 31 January 1880, Hamilton, New York, USA)
Fannie Louise CHAUNCEY (13 July 1868, Maine, New York, USA - 11 February 1929, Queens, New York, USA)
Ellen M KOLB (15 May 1902, Maine, New York, USA - 14 July 2005, Lake Worth, Florida, USA)
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