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Maine Resource Guide: Bowerbank, Piscataquis County

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County · Incorporated · Reorganized · Reincorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Census Records · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


Incorporated

1839 as the town of Bowerbank; organization surrendered in 1869


Reorganized

1888 as Bowerbank Plantation; organization confirmed and made valid in 1895


Reincorporated

1907 as the town of Bowerbank


Previous Designations

Township No. 7, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T7 R8 NWP)


Boundary Changes

Part of Foxcroft (now part of Dover-Foxcroft) was annexed in 1818

Part of Sebec was annexed in 1927


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Benson (former railroad station), Bowerbank, Moores Camp (former railroad station)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Barnard Township, Dover-Foxcroft, T7 R9 NWP, Willimantic


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Bowerbank, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of Bowerbank, Piscataquis Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Bowerbank


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Bowerbank, Piscataquis, Maine

Official Website: Town of Bowerbank


Bibliography

Buzzell, Iris, John Arnold, and Leroy Gearl, Family histories of Atkinson, Sebec, Bowerbank and Dover-Foxcroft, Me. ([S.l.: s.n.], 1998)

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