Saturday, August 23, 2008

Vital Records of Wayne, Maine

Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 56 is now available! The Vital Records of Wayne, Maine has been compiled by Marlene A. Grove.

The town of Wayne is located in Kennebec County and is about fifteen miles west of Augusta, the county seat and state capitol. the first settler was Job Fuller who arrived about 1773 from Sandwich, Massachusetts. He was soon followed by others and the region was called New Sandwich. The town was incorporated on February 12, 1798 as the 113th town and the name was changed to Wayne in honor of General Anthony Wayne, a Revolutionary War hero.

304 pages, hard cover, 10,286 entry Every Name Index. 2008.

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