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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
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...Read MORE...

1886 - New Vineyard
New Vineyard is situated in the eastern part of Franklin County, having Strong on the west and the...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...Read MORE...

1890 - August 7 - Stationary Traveling.
Thoreau believed, or sometimes talked as if he believed, that everything was to be found in...Read MORE...

News  1893 - Fatal Hunting Accident
Farmington, Me., Oct. 4. - While three young men of New Vineyard were hunting yesterday, the gun of ...Read MORE...

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...Read MORE...

1906
New Vineyard, a post-village in New Vineyard township (town), Franklin co., Me., 10 miles N. of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


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

Ancestors Who Died Here


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

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

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

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

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Cemeteries in New Vineyard, Maine, USA

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