The pirates soon left the area, abandoning all the other vessels including the Anne they had captured and most of their prisoners at Matinicus on or about May 9, on Minot's sloop. During Father Rale's War , the location was a rendezvous for Natives and French to return inhabitants of Pemaquid and vicinity that they had taken prisoner during the war.
He renamed the town Harrington after the Earl of Harrington , who had helped arrange the Treaty of Seville. In , the town dismantled the fort to prevent it from becoming a British stronghold during the Revolutionary War. The state acquired the site in , and in rebuilt the tower of Fort William Henry under guidance of historian John Henry Cartland, using many original stones. In , the site was designated a National Historic Landmark.
On June 21, , the town was incorporated as Bristol, named after the home port of the Pemaquid Patent proprietors. The town would set off land to create Nobleboro in , Bremen in , Damariscotta in and South Bristol in Today, Bristol is a popular tourist destination. According to the United States Census Bureau , the town has a total area of About 3.
As of the census  of , there were 2, people, 1, households, and families residing in the town. The population density was There were 2, housing units at an average density of The racial makeup of the town was Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. There were 1, households of which The average household size was 2. The median age in the town was The gender makeup of the town was From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Town in Maine, United States. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Location in Lincoln County and the state of Maine.
Main article: Siege of Pemaquid United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Archived from the original on See Griffiths, N. McGill-Queen's University Press. Goose Lane Editions. The History of King Phillips War. Mansfield A History and Description of New England. Boston, Massachusetts. In Phillip Buckner; John G. Lincoln Center, the county seat, is located on the north side of the Saline River, about half a mile from the first bottom. It was originally platted on the 9th of May, , and included the northwest quarter of section 6, township 12, range 7. The members of the Town Company at that time were: W.
Gilmore, D. Henderson, J. Bobelette and James Askey. Efforts were made from time to time to re-locate the county seat, and in Lincoln Center became successful, and its success as a town assured.
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It did not assume municipal honors until the 23d of September, , when Judge Prescott ordered an election for city officers under the act for the formation of cities of the third class. The result of this election proved favorable to the following: Mayor, George M. Lutes; Councilmen, D.
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Holcomb, Joseph E. The city has not found it necessary to indulge in any very extensive police or fire departments. The building in the business part of the town is nearly all of stone, of good style and well built; hence the feeling of security against fires. The present city officers are: Mayor, C. Brown; Councilmen, R. Bryant, W. McNitt, H. Angell, D. Malone, Thomas Thompson; Clerk, C. Early in , when it had become fairly settled that Lincoln Center was for all time to be the capital of the county, the people of School District No.
It is 38 x 42, two stories high, and built of magnesian limestone. The present School Board are: R. Bryant, C. Wood, J. The school is now enjoying an average daily attendance of and is presided over by James Mallory, assisted by Mrs. Lincoln County was without a paper from its organization in until March 3, , when F. Busick, who afterward became County Clerk, and now resides at Sylvan Grove, in this county.
Barker, who assumed editorial management of the paper and published it until Dec. Newell early in , and the following fall he moved it to Stockton, in Rooks County. At the time Mr. George W.
Anderson, its present publisher. Walter S. It is now owned by Mr. Wait, who is assisted in the editorial work by his wife and son, A. Mary's Mission, in Kansas, and the St. It is now at Cain City, in Ellsworth County. He came to this county from Chicago, where he had been a local preacher for the Methodist Episcopal church for many years. He often occupied the pulpits of his church at various places in this county. He is now a resident of the State of New Jersey. Bradbury, who was for several years its Pastor. The church building, an elegant stone edifice, was commenced in , and dedicated in July, The church numbers some thirty-five members, the following named being the present Trustees: D.
Coolbaugh, Pres. Lutes, Capt. Smith, C. Brown, John Stein. This class contains twenty-four members and was organized Sept. They have no church building. A Sabbath-school is regularly held with an average attendance of seventy-five scholars. The Blue Stem Presbyterian, in the southwestern part of the county, was organized in March, , and now has twenty-eight members and a regular Sabbath-school of eighty-five scholars.
Bradbury is also the pastor of this church. John Kelley, of Ellsworth, was instrumental in founding a class and building a Catholic Church at this place. The congregation numbers over , and services are held monthly. The M. Church Society was organized in this city in the fall of It now numbers members. The first pastor was Rev. They have built no house of worship, but regular services are held each Sabbath in the commodious hall in Cummings's Bank Building.
The children and members assist in maintaining the Union Sunday-school. Miller is the present pastor. Arrangements are being made to build a church during the year It now numbers twenty-one members, and is under the care and pastoral guidance of Rev. The Baptist Church is used as their regular house of worship.
Their Sabbath-school scholars attend the Union Sabbath-school. A Lutheran Church was organized Dec. Bright, pastor. They are at present occupying the Baptist Church, a frame edifice on Main street, which is not now needed by the Baptists as the society has moved away in detail until only one of the original members remains a resident of Lincoln. The society was organized in , and now numbers about forty-two members. The various churches of Lincoln Center have formed a Union Sabbath-school which is held regularly every Sunday in the Presbyterian Church.
Smith is the popular and able Superintendent who keeps up the interest in the work. The average attendance is seventy- five. They have a well-patronized library. The National Woman's Suffrage Association, an auxiliary branch of which was formed in Lincoln in At present writing the officers are: Mrs. Emily Biggs, President; Mrs. Lutes, Vice-President; Mrs. Anna C. Wait, Secretary. This auxiliary numbers sixty-five members, and has two auxiliaries in the county, one at Pinon postoffice and the other at Tower Springs.
Lincoln Intrenchment, No. It now has enrolled over sixty members, of whom D. Malone is Colonel-Commanding, and Chas. Wood, Adjutant. Center Lodge, I. The present officers are: D. Day, N. Lutes, V. Alton, Sec. Holcomb, Treas. Lincoln Lodge, No. It now numbers about fifty members. Malone, W. Strange, S. Robertson, J. Miller, Sec. Lincoln Center has only developed as a trading point, but in this particular is a town of considerable note. Several large stores of considerable pretentions in regard to size of buildings and greater as regards stocks carried are scattered about the town.
Nearly all the business houses are built of stone while the majority of the dwellings are frame. South of town a handsome iron bridge spans the Saline River. Just above the bridge is the handsome and substantial stone mill building, commenced in the year by Elias Rees. The mill is now complete and the estate of E. The mill contains four run of stone and has every later improvement for custom mills. A dwelling and store building adjacent causes the crossing at the bridge to have the appearance of a town. Rocky Hill is a natural town which sprang up a few rods east of the old paper town of Abram, which was for a brief time the county seat.
The most important industry in this town is the flouring mill of Graham Bros. Quite a trade has centered about the mill, and several stores and numerous good and substantial dwellings mark an embryo town. In Colorado Township the firm of D. Hardesty have a good flouring custom mill in operation, with two run of stones, for which the Saline River furnishes the power. Sylvan Grove is the name of a rural town in Pleasant Township, at which a postoffice was established in This place is located fourteen miles west of the center and county capital, and the above mentioned mill is a nucleus about which gathers quite a large business.
The mill contains, and operates both night and day, three run of stones. The reputation their flour has obtained makes it one of the better flouring mills of the West. Pottersburg was laid out and platted by A. Potter in June of This little city is in the center of the coal region of Lincoln County. An organized class of the Methodist Episcopal Church is here in prosperous condition. It was organized in and now numbers over seventy members, with a Sabbath-school of registered scholars in average attendance.
The Rev. Ira G. Morrill is the present pastor. It was the first county seat and was platted, as the records show, in April, , embracing the northwest quarter of Section 9, Township 12, Range 7. Myron D. Green, heretofore referred to as first County Attorney, was the president of the town company; but the fates which control the settlement of all new countries decided that this town should die - and it died. He was wounded in the hand, face and thigh, and was discharged as Quartermaster-Sergeant, October, , at St. Louis, Mo. Was born in Scotland, Oct. At an early age his parents came to the United States and located in Kentucky, where they lived for three years on a farm, when they moved to McDonough County, Ills.
Was married Feb. He is a member of long standing of the I. During his residence at Bryant's Pond he attended Bowdoin College for four years , from which he graduated. Then, in , he came west and located in Beloit, Kan. Levi Cooper, which he followed until , when he removed to Lincoln, Kan. Schuster of St. Joe, Mo. Walker, of Beloit, Kan. Do a general banking business, making loans and collections and dealing in foreign and domestic exchange, with C.
Brown as Cashier. Brown is also largely interested in the cattle interest of the county; has now head, 45 of which he is feeding for market. Was County Surveyor, Mitchell County, for five years. The senior member of the firm was born in Kentucky in During the time previous to his coming to Kansas he lived in Missouri, Texas, Nebraska and Arkansas, visiting the celebrated watering places and medical institutions for his health. The junior member of the firm, Frank Davis, was born in Lincoln, Nebr. Davis was married to Miss Mary Graham, of Missouri. Six children - Fanny F. Bryant , Frank M.
He was born in Overton County, Tenn. Militia, and was discharged as a private, April 20, During his term of service he participated in nearly all the battles of any importance in Missouri, of which the following are a few of them: Engagement with Porter on H. Joe R. After his discharge from the army he returned to Harrison County, Mo. Sweeney, of the same place, until , when he moved to Sumner County, Kan.
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He is a member of the Eclectic Board of Physicians of Kansas. He was married to Miss Rebecca Sams, in April, They have one child - James D. Fancher is a member of the Order of S. Benjamin Simpson, and in the spring of commenced the practice of law at Paola, Kan. Stevens presiding, and was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court Sept. He followed the practice of law at Paola, Kan. He was elected Prosecuting Attorney of Lincoln County in and re-elected in He was married to Miss Sallie G. Kilgore, of Miami County, Kan. Until , he was engaged as a farmer near Montpelier, and in went to Montpelier, where he engaged in the grocery business until , then was employed as a clerk in a general store, which he continued until , when he came to Kansas and located at Wichita, where he remained for one year, and in came to Lincoln County, Kan.
Taught school in Wells County for one term. Then to Clay County, Ill. Taught school in Saline County, Kan. Is a member of Masonic fraternity, being a Master Mason. Have two children - Hattie and Kittie.
In the fall of , he was elected Clerk of Lincoln County and re-elected in , and in was elected Treasurer of the county and re-elected in He was married March 17, , to Miss Mary A. Hedrick, of Franklin County, Ind. They have had born to them eight children, five of whom are living - Grace E.
He is an active member of Lincoln Lodge, No. He was born in Jennings County, Ind. He was discharged in March, , on surgeon's certificate of disability. Was discharged in March, , under a general order from the War Department. After his discharge from the army he returned to Indiana, visiting for a short time, when he went to Decatur County, Iowa, where his parents had previously moved; attended school at Leon, Iowa, for three years, when he commenced the study of law under John W. Was admitted to the bar at Leon, Iowa, Hon.
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Samuel Forrey presiding, September, Then in the fall of he came to Kansas and located in Mitchell County, where he resided until the spring of , when he came to Lincoln County, where he has since been engaged in the practice of law. Was Justice of the Peace of Elkhorn Township for two years.
He is a member of the Presbyterian Church of Lincoln, Kan. He was married to Miss Luella A. Gilkison, of Lincoln County, Kan. They have two children - Josie G. Then in he went to Richland County, Wis. He now carries a full and complete stock of staple and fancy groceries. Was married to Miss Nancy L. Loon, Jan. He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. He was born in Plymouth, Wayne Co. In the year , he with his parents, removed to Buffalo, N.
Kinney, enlisted in the first company S. His mother and family then remained in Michigan until , then moved to St. Paul, Minn. His father, John J. Kinney, married in Sodus, N. Bradshaw, Dec. They had three children, two of whom are living at the present time - Frank, the subject of this sketch, and Hattie.
He is a member of the S. Lutes, acting in the interests of J. Cummins, under the firm name of J. This is the oldest banking establishment in Lincoln County, and is now doing business in Mr. Cummins's commodious stone building, erected under the management of Mr. This firm does a general banking business, buying and selling foreign and domestic exchange, and making a specialty of collections. All the business is managed solely by Mr. Lutes was born in Jackson County, Ind.
In he removed to Bloomington, Monroe Co. He engaged in teaching in the public schools both of Indiana and Iowa. He was married June 22, , to Miss Sallie E. Jones, of Hopkins, Mo. They have one child, Elmer Herbert. Lutes is a member of Center Lodge, No. He was the first Mayor of Lincoln, serving two terms. He was a member of the Republican convention that nominated Jno.
John for Governor, and has always been an active advocate of temperance reform. LOU A. He was married to Miss Julia A. Flemming, of Athens, Ohio, Dec. Minx is a member of the Masonic fraternity and is a Master Mason. R'y Land Agent. It is variegated in color, of a very fine grain, and takes an excellent polish. It is unlike any other kind of marble; it has curious figures resembling water-courses, mountains and other natural objects.
It is a rare curiosity. Robertson is turning out some very nice work; he is a skillful workman having had much experience in his line of business. He worked at his trade in the principal cities of England and Scotland, and many years in the best shops in London. He was born in Scotland, March 22, , and resided there and worked at his trade until , when he went to England, where he resided, still working at his trade, until he came to the United States, in He worked at the Customs House, at Madison, Wis.
He homesteaded a quarter section of land in , and resided on it until he proved upon it. Since then he has resided in Lincoln and followed his trade and built the best buildings in the city, the Cummins Bank Building, a very fine structure, and other buildings in the city and county. He is a member of the A. He was married Feb. He was married to his second wife, Mrs. Frutilla Crosby, June 5, , and of this union were born six children of whom are living Carrie and Frederick. He was Justice of the Peace of Elkhorn Township for three years.
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After his discharge from the army, he traveled through the states of Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming Territory and Nebraska, and in the spring of settled in Saline County, Kan. The character of this place is described tersely and to the point like this: "So much like home.