Sullivan, Hancock County, Maine Genealogy

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Sullivan, also known as Waukeag, also known as New Bristol, was first organized as Number 2 East of Union River Plantation Livermore Survey (T2 EUR LS) which existed as a plantation prior to 1789 when it was incorporated as the Town of Sullivan; part of Sullivan's land was set off to form Hancock in 1828; part set off to form Sorrento in 1895; and part of T7 SD was annexed in 1899.[1] [2] [3]

County boundary changes: Lincoln County set off land to form Hancock County in 1789.[3]

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  1. 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), 72 (digital p. 81). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Number Two East of the Union River in the "Maine Towns Legal Histories dates of incorporation, name and boundaries changes" section of Maine Archive Interactive (accessed 19 November 2013).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Sullivan, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 19 November 2013).

Adjacent towns: Hancock Co.:  ?