An Illustrated Timeline of Whitefield, Maine
another Friends Of Whitefield project
by David Chase
Prehistoric * Historic-1700 * 1701-1800 * 1801 to 1850 * 1851-1900 * 1901-1920 * 1921-1940
* 1941-1960 * 1961-1980 * 1981-2000 * 2001-2010 * Gazetteer * Reference
1. Ballstown West 1768 - 1809 by Linwood Lowden
2 Whitefield Historian Whitefield Historical Society’s occasional publication.
3 Sheepscot Echo Lincoln County Courthouse collection
4 Two Feet to Tidewater The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway By Robert Jones & David Register
5 The Dictionary of Dates by Helen Rex Keller
6 Lewiston Evening Journal 1909 commemorative issue
7 The Timetables of History a Horizontal linkage of People and Events. by Bernard Grun
8 The Village Herald and Lincoln Review
9 Lincoln County News
10 Whitefield Town Report (s) the annual publication of the towns affairs.
11 Saint Denis 1833- 1983 by T & C Peckenham
12 King’s Mills Whitefield Maine 1772-1982 by Henry C Waters
13 Liberty Men and Great Proprietors by Alan Taylor
14 Big Dreams and Little Wheels by Ruby Crosby Wiggins
15 The Weeks Mills “Y” of the Two-Footer by Clinton F. Thurlow
16 The WW&F Two Footer Hail and Farwell by Clinton Thurlow
17 Habitat Journal of the Maine Auduborn Society Jan 88
18 Maine Register and Legislative Manual published annually
19 Lincoln County Jail Records
20 Adjutants General Report 1863
21 Maine in the New Republic Charles, Clark, James Leamon, Kara Bouden
22 The Kennebec Reporter
23 Sesquicentennial Celebration 1809-1959 publication of Whitefields celebration committee
24 From a report by Priscilla Bond on the Ball Family given 2/2/97
25 From a talk by Father Gaffee at St. Denis 4/29/97
26 Kennebec Purchase. The Fortunes of a Land Company Extraordinary. Gordon E. Kershaw 1971
27 A Gazetteer of State of Maine by George J. Varney 1881
28 Maine a Guide “DownEast” Doris A. Issacson editor 1970
29 Maine Becomes a State by Ronald F. Banks 1970 (Eastern Argus 8/28/1816
30 A History and Description of New England… by A.J. Coolidge & J.B. Mansfield Volume 1, 1859
31 Maine Place Names by Ava Harriet Chadbourne 1955
32 Prehistory of Central Maine Coast by Bruce Joseph Bourque 1971
33 From the Maine Historic Preservation Commission inventory data 10/2/1989
34 Lincoln County Courthouse Records . Wiscasset
35 Criminal Docket of Thomas Brann, Trial Justice Whitefield Lincoln County Records, Wiscasset .
36 The University of Chicago Biographical Sketches volume II by Thomas Wakefield Goodspeed 1925
37 Lincoln County Commissioner’s Records, Court House Archives, Wiscasset
38 Maine Genealogist
39 Early Balltown/Whitefield records on Microform gathered by the Mormons and available at the Maine State Archives and Whitefield Historical Society.
40 Maine Historical Quarterly Vol. 37 # 1 Summer 1987 pp. 24 -37
41 The Daily Kennebec Journal
42 A Preliminary Examination of the Hydrography of the Sheepscot River Basin by Thomas W. King Jr. P.E. 1970
43 Whitefield Maine and The East River Road by Henry C. Waters 1977
44 Scammon Beyond the Lagoon, A biography of Charles Melville Scammon by Lyndall Baker Landauer 1986
45 The Timetables of Technology ……… edited by Bryan Bunch & Alexander Hellemans 1994
46 History of Coos County 1888 forward by J. Duane Squires
47 Web site of the Old Pine Street Presbyterian Church (http://www.libertynet.org/iha/tow/-oldpine html)
48 Lives of The Saints by the Rev. Alban Butler, an abridged version of Butler’s Lives of The Saints in two volumes ..ISBN 0760707790
51 Saints the Chosen Few by Manuela Dunn-Mascetti 1994
52 The National Cyclopedia of American Biography James T. White & Co.
53 From the “Office Copy” record book of Dr. A.R.G. Smith of Whitefield recording his examination records (mostly of Civil War veterans) and personal correspondence…..Elmer Wilson collection
54 Minutes of the Lincoln Association………1826 WHS Bill Ford collection
55 Minutes of the Old Shool Predestinarian Bible Assocuiation, held with the First Church in Whitefield, Sept 12, 13 and 14, 1845 WHS Bill Ford collection
56 From a letter to L.H. Ford esq from H. A. Turrell, East Weymouth Mass, April 1st 1913 WHS Bill Ford collection
57 Letter from Sarah Ford …….WHS Bill Ford collection
58 From a letter to Lore Ford from Ephrim Clark June 11, 1909. …….WHS Bill Ford collection
59 The Ancestors and Descendants of Simon Jones and Ann M. (Dorr) Murphy Maine State Library.
61 From a letter to Lore Ford ……. WHS Bill Ford collection
62 From the list of voters for 1842….. WHS Bill Ford collection (now on Whitefield name database)
63 WHS Bill Ford collection (now on Whitefield name database)
64 Library of Congess exhibit http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/religion/rel02.html
65 From notes made by Mary Tobin Olsen before talking to school children about Women in WWII.
66 Whitefield Treasurers report MSHS collection
67 Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789-1873
68 Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1807-1809
69 Journal of the executive proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America, 1862-1864
70 Senate Executive Journal --TUESDAY, July 15, 1862.
71Gazetteer of the State of Maine By Geo. J. Varney Published by B. B. Russell, 57 Cornhill, Boston 1886
84 Harpers Index ... http://www.harpers.org/HarpersIndex.html
93 http://www.cagenweb.com/quarries/states/me-maine_granite_quarry_list2.html#_edn68 The Commercial Granites of New England, pgs. 253-254.
96 Annual report of the State Department of Health of Maine. 1918 pp230
97 Lineage Book by Daughters of the American
101.Dr. Edward T O'Donnell.