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Maine Resource Guide: Medway, Penobscot County

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


1852 as Medway Plantation

Organized (TA R6 WELS)

1854 for election purposes as Pattagumpus Plantation


1875 from Medway Plantation and Pattagumpus Plantation (Plantation Letter A R6)

Previous Designations

Township A, Sixth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (TA R6 WELS); Nicatou (Nicatow, Nickatou); Tract Z

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Medway, Powersville (former post office), South Medway (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

East Millinocket, Molunkus Township, T1 R6 WELS, T2 R9 NWP, TA R7 WELS, Woodville


Historical USGS Maps of Medway, 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)

Census Records

1837 Census of Medway, (Township Letter A R6), Penobscot., Maine

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Medway

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Medway, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Medway


Beathem, Harold C., History & geneology [sic] of Medway Maine (Medway, Me.: Beathem, 1975)

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