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Maine Resource Guide: Dead River Township, Somerset County

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Somerset County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809)


1856 as Dead River Plantation; organized in 1865; petitions for organization as a plantation in 1873 and 1874; organization confirmed and made valid in 1895; organization surrendered in 1951

Previous Designations

Township No. 3, Third Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T3 R3 BKP WKR)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dead River, Ledge House, Morgan Farm

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bigelow Township, Carrabassett Valley, Carrying Place Town Township, Flagstaff Township, T3 R4 BKP WKR, Wyman Township


Historical USGS Maps of Flagstaff, Maine

Census Records

1837 Census of Dead River Plantation, (3R3), Somerset Co., Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Dead River Plantation


______, There was a land --: memories of Flagstaff, Dead River and Bigelow ([S.l.]: Flagstaff Memorial Chapel Association, c1999 (Farmington, Me.: Letter Systems/Knowlton and McLeary))

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