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Maine Resource Guide: Kingman Township, Penobscot County

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County · Organized · Reorganized · Incorporated · Organized · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · Vital Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)



Organized

1859 as McCrillis' Plantation


Reorganized

1866 as Independence Plantation


Incorporated

1873 as the town of Kingman; organization surrendered in 1935



Organized

1935 as Kingman Plantation; organization surrendered in 1945


Previous Designations

Township No. 6, Fourth Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T6 R4 NBPP); the southwest corner was known as the Ducktrap Grant


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Kingman


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Drew Plantation, Macwahoc Plantation, Mattawamkeag, Webster Plantation


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Kingman, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 3. (1894)


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Kingman


Vital Records

Marriages and Marriage Intentions Recorded in Kingman, 1874-1891


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Kingman, Penobscot, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Kingman


Bibliography

Bacon, George Fox, Northern Maine, its points of interest and its representative business men, embracing Houlton, Presque Isle, Caribou, Ft. Fairfield, Danforth, Lincoln, Mattawamkeag, Winn and Kingman (Newark, N. J., Glenwood Publishing Company, 1891)

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