Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine

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 County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1839)

 Incorporated

1869 as Dickeyville from Frenchville Plantation (known informally as Dionne Plantation); name changed in 1871 to Frenchville

 Previous Designations

Township No. 18, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T18 R5 WELS); Chateaugay; Ste-Emilie

 Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form St. Agatha in 1899, and additional land was set off to that town in 1927

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Frenchville, Gilman (former railroad station), St. Luce Station (Saint Luce Station), Upper Frenchville

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Edmundston (N.B.), Fort Kent, Madawaska, Saint-Hilaire (N.B.), St. Agatha, T17 R5 WELS

 Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Frenchville, Maine

Frenchville Township around the 1870s

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

Burials of Ste Luce church, Aroostook Co., Maine, 1843-1860

Ste. Luce Cemetery Search

Ste. Luce Cemetery Plot Maps

 Church Records

Early U.S. French Catholic Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1695-1954 [Ancestry.com] — Includes baptism, marriage, and burial records from Ste. Luce Parish

The Ste Luce Church Registers: The Fr. Henri Dionne years, 1843-1860 — Searchable online database of abstracts of births, marriages and burials of the Ste Luce church, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine

 Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Frenchville

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

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine

Official Website: Town of Frenchville

Ste. Luce Catholic Parish, Frenchville, Maine

The Upper St. John River Valley: Frenchville

Maine Memory Network: Frenchville

 Bibliography

Guimond, Léon, comp., Mariages de Frenchville, Maine (Sainte-Luce), 1843-1970 (Sillery, Québec: B. Pontbriand, 1987)

Raymond, David R., A history of Sainte Luce Parish, Upper Frenchville - Frenchville, Maine, 1843-1993 ([S. l. : s. n.], c1993)

Underhill, Harold, and Emma (Martin) Underhill, A history of Frenchville ([Frenchville, Me.]: Published by the Frenchville Historical Society, 1994)

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