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York, Maine, USA

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Where is York, Maine, USA? 

York, York, Maine, USA
In 1652, York, Massachusetts, was incorporated from a portion of Gorgeana, making it the second oldest town in Maine after Kittery, incorporated two years earlier. It was named for York, England.wikipedia


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York, Maine, USA - Old Jail. York, Me.
York, Maine, USA

Old Jail. York, Me.
York, Maine, USA - The Square, looking South - York Beach, Maine
York, Maine, USA

The Square, looking South - York Beach, Maine
York, Maine, USA - York Village, Me., Village Street.
York, Maine, USA

York Village, Me., Village Street.

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1623 - First sawmill in the nation was established near York.

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1641 - First chartered city in America was York.

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1692 - Killed
February 4: They approached the town of York with three to four hundred inhabitants. Of the...Read MORE...

1759 - First Female Novelist
America's First Female Novelist, Madam Wood (Sally Sayward Barrell) was born at York.

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1761 - First Pile bridge
First Pile bridge in North America built at York.

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1839 Description of York, Maine
York, Me.

York co. This is an ancient maritime town, on the coast, between Kittery and...Read MORE...

1886 - York
York, in the county of the same name, is a sea-coast town, and the southernmost but one in the...Read MORE...

1906
York, a post-village and resort of York co., Me., in York township (town), and on a small inlet...Read MORE...

News  1933 - BOY DROWNED IN POOL AT YORK
William Mackie, 11, Loses His Life While At Play
William Mackie, aged 11, of York Village, was...Read MORE...

1950 - July 8 - The town of York, NE, was deluged with 13.15 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a state record.

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 64 ancestors who were born in York, Maine, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 52 ancestors who died in York, Maine, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1652
Sylvester STOVER (abt. 1634 - bet. 1687-1690) & Elizabeth NORTON (bet. 1630-1633 - bet. 1714-1722)
married 1652

1669
Henry SIMPSON (bef. 1647 - 24 January 1692) & Abigail MOULTON (22 March 1642 - 24 January 1692)
married abt. 1669
Rowland YOUNG (!649 - 25 June 1721) & Susanna MATTHEWS (1652 - 1738)
married 1669

1680
Jonathan SAYWARD (abt. 1659 - 26 September 1689) & Marie Madeleine RISHWORTH (8 January 1660 - abt. 1756)
married abt. 1680

1691
James PLAISTED (abt. 1656 - ) & Marie Madeleine RISHWORTH (8 January 1660 - abt. 1756)
married 1691

1708
Richard STIMPSON (STIMSON) (10 March 1677 - ) & Elizabeth COLE (7 May 1688 - )
married 25 November 1708

1713
John SAYWARD (2 January 1690 - 11 March 1742) & Mary BANE (1 July 1695 - )
married 13 December 1713

1718
Magnus REDLON (June 1674 - 1772) & Susanna YOUNG (23 November 1696 - 1730)
married September 1718

1737
Jeremiah MOULTON (17 January 1714 - 16 July 1777) & Hannah SAYWARD (31 May 1716 - 3 December 1757)
married 20 December 1737

1765
Jotham MOULTON (12 February 1742 - May 1777) & Joanna TILDEN (30 November 1744 - 19 January 1835)
married 11 January 1765

1771
Hercules Archelaus FERNALD (4 December 1749 - 27 July 1836) & Miriam PURSLEY (PERCY) (12 December 1760 - 22 July 1826)
married 31 December 1771

1806
Ebenezer WENTWORTH (16 June 1784 - 14 February 1853) & Sarah "Sally" L WOODMAN (16 May 1787 - 8 March 1859)
married 27 November 1806
 

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