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Maine Resource Guide: Bradford, Penobscot County

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

County

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


Organized

1820 as Blakesburg Plantation


Incorporated

1831


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Fifth Range North of Waldo Patent (T1 R5 NWP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bradford (Bradford Village, Bradford Corner), Bradford Center, Bradford Station, East Bradford, Huntington Mill, North Bradford, South Orneville (former post office at Bradford), Stores Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Alton, Charleston, Hudson, Lagrange, Orneville Township


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Bradford, Maine


Census Records

1837 Census of Bradford, Penobscot Co., Maine (Township 1 Range 5)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Bradford


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Bradford, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Bradford


Bibliography

Bowler, Gregory, and Barbara Bowler, ed., The Bradford heritage scrapbook ([Bradford, Me.]: The Bradford Heritage Museum and Historical Society, 1981)

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