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Kennebunkport, Maine, USA

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Where is Kennebunkport, Maine, USA? 

Kennebunkport, York, Maine, USA
Kennebunkport was first incorporated in 1663 as Cape Porpus, subject to the government of the Massachusetts Bay Colony (Maine was admitted to the Union in 1820 as part of the Missouri Compromise). Due to Indian depredations, the town was depopulated by 1689, and not resettled by Europeans again until the early 18th century. The town was renamed Arundel, and the town center located inland at Burbank Hill. In 1821 the town was renamed again, this time to Kennebunkport in response to its economy becoming one of shipbuilding and trade along the Kennebunk River.wikipedia


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Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - Railroad Station (1908)
Kennebunkport, Maine, USA

Railroad Station (1908)
Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - St. Ann's by the Sea
Kennebunkport, Maine, USA

St. Ann's by the Sea
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Kennebunkport, Maine, USA


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1886 - Kennebunk Port
Kennebunk Port, in the eastern part of York County, is bounded on the east by Biddeford, west by...Read MORE...

News  1887 - J. S. Trowbridge, the author, of of the earliest discoverers of Kennebunkport, Me., as a summer resort,
has grown rich from the rise of property and is one of the principal stock-holders in the company...Read MORE...

1916
Kennebnnkport, a post-village and summer-resort of York co., Me., is on the Atlantic Ocean, at the...Read MORE...

1947 - Kennebunkport devastated by the Great Fires of 1947
After a wet spring, in which the months of April, May and June were inundated with rainy weather,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Adams
US Civil War Soldiers flag   Oliver B ADAMS (11 November 1837, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 13 February 1901, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)) gravestone

Benson
flag   George H BENSON (8 September 1848, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 17 May 1908, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)) gravestone

Cobb
flag   Abbie May COBB (27 April 1902, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 7 March 1996, Paris, Maine, USA)

Dolby
flag   George DOLBY (15 July 1833, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 19 June 1856, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool)) gravestone

Littlefield
flag   Ida S. LITTLEFIELD (1834, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 3 January 1886, Melrose, Massachusetts, USA)

Pepper
flag   Sarah C. PEPPER (1801, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 17 September 1860, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Stevens
flag   Mary K. STEVENS (1818, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 5 June 1878, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Thankson
flag   Richard F. THANKSON (1837, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 28 November 1879, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA)

Titcomb
flag   Stephen TITCOMB (3 October 1752, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA - 25 December 1847, Farmington, Maine, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Lord
   Charles A. LORD (1812, - 7 September 1883, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA)

Marse (Mars) (Demers)
flag   Lucy (Lucie) (Louise) MARSE (MARS) (DEMERS) (11 February 1823, Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Québec, Canada - 8 November 1907, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA) gravestone

Moulton
flag   Catherine MOULTON (11 December 1820, , Maine, USA - 10 April 1907, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA)

Purington
flag    Olive PURINGTON (13 September 1904, Jay, Maine, USA - 14 December 2003, Kennebunkport, Maine, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1901
Joseph William COBB (8 February 1881 - 27 February 1968) & Inez Bernice PHILLIPS (22 April 1883 - 2 October 1982)
married 4 May 1901
 

Cemeteries in Kennebunkport, Maine, USA

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