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Maine Resource Guide: Flagstaff Township, Somerset County

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


Before 1860 as Flagstaff Plantation; organization confirmed and made valid in 1865; organized in 1870 for election purposes; successor to the former plantation organized in 1895; organization surrendered in 1951, the settlement being drowned with the damming of the Dead River

Previous Designations

Township No. 4, Fourth Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T4 R4 BKP WKR)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Flagstaff (former village)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bigelow Township, Dead River Township, Eustis, Jim Pond Township, King and Bartlett Township, T3 R4 BKP WKR


Historical USGS Maps of Flagstaff, Maine

Historical USGS Maps of Flagstaff Plantation, Maine

Census Records

1837 Census of Flagstaff, (Township 4R4 BKP WKR), Somerset Co., Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Flagstaff Plantation

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Flagstaff, Somerset, Maine


______, 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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