Pownalborough Court House collection, 1750-1957.


Pownalborough Court House collection, 1750-1957.

The Pownalborough Court House collection consists of correspondence and business papers of the Goodwin, Johnson, and allied families, accumulated over nearly 200 years by seven generations of descendants of Major Samuel Goodwin (1716-1802), agent and clerk for the Plymouth Proprietors in the Kennebec Purchase, the collection includes information about many members of each generation of his descendants, including ship owners, shipmasters, farmers, businessmen, local officials, their wives and children, all who called the Pownalborough court house home; friends, relatives, and business correspondents; information concerning the post office at Dresden, Me.; and papers of the ships Rockaway, Calliope, St. James, and Cuba.

22 oversized folders.


SNAC Resource ID: 8277328

Related Entities

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Twycross family.

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Goodwin, Samuel, 1716-1802

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Pownalborough Court House (Dresden, Me.)

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Prescott family.

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Johnson family.

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Goodwin, Samuel R. (Samuel Randolph)

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Bowman family.

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Bodfish family.

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Marshall family.

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Pratt family.

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Plymouth Company (1749-1816)

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Association of Boston merchant-speculators org. in 1749 to develop tract on the Kennebec River, in Maine; dissolved 1816; also known as Kennebec Purchase Propriety. From the description of Plymouth Company deed, ca. 1810s. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 244824744 Association of Boston merchant-speculators organized in 1749 to develop tract on the Kennebec River, in Maine; dissolved in 1816; also known as Kennebec Purchase Company, Kennebec Proprietor...

Goodwin, Sarah A. P. (Sarah Augusta Prescott)

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Goodwin family.

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Bailey family.

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