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Raymond, Cumberland, ME
Raymondtown Plantation was granted in 1767 by the Massachusetts General Court to the descendants of Captain William Raymond of Beverly, Massachusetts, and his militia. It was the second attempt to repay the troop (or heirs) for service under Governor Sir William Phipps during the Battle of Quebec in 1690.
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1767 - Raymondtown Plantation was granted in 1767 by the Massachusetts General Court to the descendants of Captain William Raymond of Beverly, Massachusetts, and his militia.
It was the second attempt to repay the troop (or heirs) for service under Governor Sir William Phipps during the Battle of Quebec in 1690.
On June 21, 1803, the Raymondtown Plantation was incorporated as Raymond, named in honor of Captain Raymond.
1839 - Raymond
Cumberland county. Raymond is watered by Crooked river, and several ponds. This is a good farming town, with two villages, and some trade. The inhabitants are principally devoted to agricultural pursuits. In 1837 the population was 1,802; wheat crop 3,203 bushels. Incorporated, 1803. It lies 75 miles S.W. from Augusta, and 22 N.N.W. from Portland.
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 - Raymond
Raymond, a post-township in Cumberland co., Maine, 44 miles S. W. from Augusta. Population, 1142.
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 - Raymond
Raymond in Curnberland County is situated on the northeastern shore of Lake Sebago, sending a long curving cape into the lake. At the end of the cape is Fry’s Island. The body of water enclosed by the cape and island is called Jordan Bay. Gray bounds Raymond on the south-east, Casco, on the north-west, New Gloucester and Poland in Androscoggin County on the north-east. The surface of the town is uneven. Rattlesnake Mountain is the highest elevation of land. The soil is hard, gravelly, and many parts quite stony. The town has been noted for its abundance of white oak. There are five ponds partly or wholly within the town,—Nubble, at the north-east corner, Little Rattlesnake west of it, Great Rattlesnake, near the western border, Panther Pond in the south-western part, and Thomas Pond at the south-west corner. The centres of business are North Raymond, East Raymond, and Raymond village, the last being the principal one. On Panther River, at the latter place are lumber, stave, grain and... Read MORE...
The East Raymond Chapel was completed in 1890.
1895 - Raymond
Raymond, a post-village in Raymond township, Cumberland co., Me., about 24 miles N.N.W. of Portland. The township is bounded S.W. by Sebago Lake. It has 3 churches, a high school, several saw-mills, and a pop. of 1120.
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
The library in Raymond began early in the 1900's
when books were placed "in the parlors of Mrs. Atwood Tukey, Mrs. Lulu Burdge and Mrs. Andrew Leavitt, in Mrs. John Hayden's stable, Albert Plummer's front hall, and in one of the entries of the Village Church," according to the late Eleanor Plummer, one of the founding members of the Raymond Woman's Club.
Raymond, a post-village in Raymond township (town), Cumberland co., Me., about 24 miles NNW. of Portland. Pop. of the town in 1900, 823.
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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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Raymond, Maine, USAWe currently have information about ancestors who were born or died in Raymond.
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Charles LATHAM (15 July 1791, Raymond, Maine, USA - February 1854, Gray, Maine, USA)
William VERRILL (15 December 1802, Raymond, Maine, USA - 1888, New Gloucester, Maine, USA)
Richard VERRILL (11 July 1823, Raymond, Maine, USA - 3 November 1863, Richmond, Virginia, USA)
Joshua EDWARDS (November 1824, Raymond, Maine, USA - 17 August 1862, Camp Parapet, Ship Island, Louisiana, USA)
Eunice VERRILL (1825, Minot, Maine, USA (West Minot) - 23 August 1924, Raymond, Maine, USA)
Jeremiah VERRILL (11 March 1825, New Gloucester, Maine, USA - 15 November 1907, Raymond, Maine, USA)
Persis M CHURCHILL (17 September 1827, Raymond, Maine, USA - 11 February 1905, Lewiston, Maine, USA)
Samuel HODGDON (12 February 1827, Otisfield, Maine, USA - 13 October 1904, Raymond, Maine, USA)
Mary Emmerline TRIPP (19 September 1829, , Maine, USA - 19 October 1913, Raymond, Maine, USA)
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Samuel HODGDON (12 February 1827 - 13 October 1904) and Persis M CHURCHILL (17 September 1827 - 11 February 1905) married 27 December 1850
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