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Maine Resource Guide: Brooks, Waldo County

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

County

Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Waldo County in 1827)


Incorporated

1816 from Washington Plantation


Previous Designations

Part of the Waldo Patent (Muscongus Patent)


Boundary Changes

Part of Monroe was annexed in 1823, and land was set off to that town in 1844 and 1883

Land was set off to Swanville in 1841


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Brooks, South Brooks (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Jackson, Knox, Monroe, Swanville, Waldo


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Brooks, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Brooks


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Brooks, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Brooks

Brooks Historical Society


Bibliography

Norwood, Seth W., Sketches of Brooks history (Dover, N.H.: J.B. Page Print. Co., c1935)

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