1754: Proprietors built a fort, and the men who kept the fort and their families became the first settlers. They were all born in what is now the United States except John Stenchfield.
John Stenchfield Jr.
(Capt.) Nathaniel Eveleth
[Source: Collections of the Maine Historical Society, [series I], Volume II (1847), page 153.]
Other early residents:
Samuel Foxcroft (first minister) - d. 9 March 1807 Æ 72 y.
Elisha Moseley (minister in 1824)
Timothy Little (surgeon and anatomist)
Isaac Parsons - b. 14 (old style), 25 (new style) April 1740 Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts
(Rev.) Thomas Foxcroft
In 1824, there were about 240 dwelling houses and approximately the same number of families.