Elliottsville Township, Piscataquis County, Maine

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 County

Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Piscataquis County in 1838)

 Incorporated

1835 as the town of Elliottsville; organization surrendered in 1858

 Organized

1860 as Elliottsville Plantation for election purposes; act to legalize the "doings" of the plantation passed in 1886; successor to former plantation organized in 1895; organization surrendered in 1983

 Previous Designations

Township No. 8, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T8 R8 NWP); Elliotsville

 Boundary Changes

Part of the former town of Wilson (incorporated in 1836 from T9 R9 NWP) was annexed in 1849

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bodfish (former railroad station), Borestone (former post office), Camp Twelve (former railroad station), Onawa

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bowdoin College Grant West, Greenville, Monson, Shirley, T7 R9 NWP, Willimantic

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Elliottsville, 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)

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Elliottsville Plantation

 General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Elliottsville Plt.

Maine Memory Network: Onawa

 Bibliography

Sawyer, Fred E. , The Sawyer family of Elliotsville (Piscataquis Co., Maine): descendants of James Sawyer of Gloucester, Mass., and their kinfolk, the Drakes (American Falls, Idaho: Neves Print. Co., 1979)

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