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Maine Resource Guide: Fort Kent, Aroostook County

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County · Organized (T18 R7) · Organized (T18 R6) · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · Military Records · Miscellaneous Resources · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)


Organized (T18 R7)

1859 as Fort Kent Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1862 the assessment of taxes


Organized (T18 R6)

1859 as Daigle Plantation for election purposes; organized in 1866


Incorporated

1869 from Fort Kent and Daigle Plantations


Previous Designations

Township No. 18 in the Sixth and Seventh Ranges West of the Easterly Line of the State (T18 R6 & T18 R7 WELS)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bradburys (Bradbury), Fort Kent, Fort Kent Mills, Ledges (former railroad station), Michigan Settlement, Pierre (former railroad station), Robbins (former railroad station), Violette Settlement


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Baker Brook (N.B.), Clair (N.B.), Frenchville, New Canada, Saint-Hilaire (N.B.), St. John Plantation, Wallagrass


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Fort Kent, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 5. (1894)


Cemeteries

Christ Church Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery

St. Louis Cemetery (Old)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Fort Kent

World War I Veterans: Frenchville, St Agatha, Fort Kent, Wallagrass, Plaisted, Eagle Lake, and Winterville, Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

Maine Town Reports: Fort Kent


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Fort Kent, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: Town of Fort Kent

The Upper St. John River Valley: Fort Kent

Maine Memory Network: Fort Kent


Bibliography

______, Fort Kent centennial, 1869-1969 ([Fort Kent, Me. : Centennial Booklet Committee, 1969])

Garceau, David, Fort Kent : 1829-1929 (Fort Kent, Me. : The First National Bank, 1930)

Grindle, Roger L., Milestones from the Saint John Valley : (the turn of the century) ([Fort Kent, Me. : s.n.], 1977)

Stadig, Rita B., North country : the Fish River and Fort Kent history, 1900 ([Soldier Pond, Me.] : Rita Stadig, 1995)

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