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Athens, Somerset, ME
Settled by Revolutionary War soldiers, this town in Somerset County was, incorporated on March 7, 1804. In 1821 it annexed land from Hartland, and later from Brighton in 1838 and 1862.
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1839 - Athens
Somerset county. This town was incorporated in 1803. Population, 1837, 1,424. It is about 18 miles N.N.E. from Norridgewock, 114 N.N.E. from Portland, and 45 N. from Augusta. It is watered by a tributary of Kennebec river.
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 - Athens
Athens, a post-township of Somerset county, Maine, 45 miles N. of Augusta, intersected by a branch of the Kennebec river. Population. 1460.
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 - Athens
Athens, a post-hamlet of Somerset co., Me., in Athens township, about 50 miles N. of Augusta, on an affluent of the Kennebec River. It has a church and an academy. The township has several lumber-mills. Pop. in 1890, 1072.
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
Athens, a post-hamlet of Somerset co., Me., in Athens township (town), about 50 miles N. of Augusta, on an affluent of the Kennebec River. Pop. of the town in 1900, 896.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Hannah J. WHITTIER (1834, Athens, Maine, USA - 19 December 1855, Blackstone, Massachusetts, USA)
Martha Belle WHITEHOUSE (LEAVITT?) (October 1870, Athens, Maine, USA - 27 February 1925, East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA)
Wilbur Swift MENGES (20 June, 1913, Athens, Maine, USA - 11 January, 1969, Chelsea, Massachusetts, USA (Romney's Marsh))
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