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Rockport, Knox County, Maine Genealogy

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Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Rockport Town Clerk
101 Main St.
Rockport, ME 04856
Telephone: (207) 236-9648 Fax: (207) 230-0112
E-mail: townclerk@town.rockport.me.us
Website

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Megunticook Plantation was organized from part of the Waldo Patent, also known as the Muscongus Patent.[1] And Camden Plantation, also spelled Cambden, existed prior to 1791 when it was used to form the new town of Cambden (later Camden).[2] Camden set off land a month later, and more again two years later to the town of Rockport, Maine.[3]

What is now Rockport was apparently formed in what was then Hancock County, Maine. Later in 1791 it was returned to Lincoln County. In 1827 it was set off to Waldo County, and in 1860 to Knox County, where it is today.[1]

Additional data on Rockport, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia.

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Reuel Robinson, History of Camden and Rockport, Maine (Camden, Maine : Camden Publishing Company, c1907). At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Film 1320824 Item 4; Book974.153 H2r.

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Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Camden, Knox County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 17 September 2013).
  2. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  3. Legal History of Camden, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 17 September 2013).

Adjacent towns: Knox Co.: Hope | Union | Washington | Waldo Co.: Liberty | Montville | Searsmont