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Maine Resource Guide: Bancroft, Aroostook County

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County · Organized · Incorporated · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Aroostook County (set off from Washington County in 1839)


Organized

1840 as Bancroft Plantation


Incorporated

1889


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Weston in 1907


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bancroft, Bancroft Mills (former post office), Cherokee (former railroad station), Logan (former post office), North Bancroft, South Bancroft


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Danforth, Haynesville, Reed Plantation, T8 R4 NBPP, Weston


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Bancroft, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Bancroft


General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Bancroft


Bibliography

Dunn, Marion L., comp., and Basil E. Kinney, ed., Baskahegan families: a genealogical dictionary of Bancroft, Danforth, Orient and Weston, Maine ([Portland, Me.?]: B.E. Kinney, 1984)

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