MGS Special Publication #56
Compiled By: Marlene A. Groves Pages: 304 ISBN: 0-89725-836-3 Original Publication Year: 2008 Every Name Index: 10,286 entries
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About The Book: 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.