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Maine Resource Guide: Benedicta Township, Aroostook County

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Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)


1872 as the town of Benedicta; organization surrendered in 1987

Previous Designations

Westerly half of Township No. 2, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T2 R5 WELS); Catholic Township

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Benedicta, Conway (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Herseytown Township, Sherman, Silver Ridge Township, T1 R5 WELS


Historical USGS Maps of Benedicta, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)

Census Records

1837 Census of Benedicta, Aroostook Co., Maine (Township 2 Range 5 WELS)

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Benedicta

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Benedicta, Aroostook, Maine


______, Souvenir program of the centenary of Benedicta, 1834-1934 ([Benedicta, Me.?: s.n., 1934?])

Hansen, John C., and Reid C. Stanley, Free to choose, free to change: a pictorial history of Benedicta ( [Benedicta, Me.: The 1834 Sesquicentennial Planning Committee], 1983)

Kelly, Richard D., Jr., "Requiescant in Pace" 1839-1991 : St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Benedicta, Maine (Augusta, Me. : O'Ceallaigh Publications, c1994)

Nicknair, Sister Marie of the Visitation, O.P, Bishop Benedict J. Fenwick: and the origins of the Benedicta, Maine community (Augusta, Me.: O'Ceallaigh Publications, c1992)

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