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Maine Resource Guide: Dennistown Plantation, Somerset County

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County

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


Organized

1873 as Dennistown Plantation; organization was confirmed and made valid in 1895

Dennistown is said to have earlier been organized as a district of Moose River Plantation in the 1850s, before multiple-township plantations were abolished in 1859


Previous Designations

Township No. 5, Second Range North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T5 R2 NBKP); Dennystown


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dennistown, Dyerville


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Attean Township, Forsyth Township, Moose River, Sandy River Township


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Dennistown, Maine


Census Records

1837 Census of Dennistown

(Township 5R2), Somerset Co., Maine


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Dennistown Plantation, Somerset, Maine


Bibliography

______, The history of Moose River Valley: Jackman, Moose River, Dennistown, Long Pond, Parlin Pond, Holeb, Skinner and Lowelltown ([Jackman, Maine]: Jackman Bicentennial Book Committee, [1976])

Sprague, John Francis, "Jackman and the Moose River Region (Somerset County, Maine)," Sprague's Journal of Maine History, vol. 3, No. 2 (July 1915)

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