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Maine Resource Guide: Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Somerset County

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County

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


Organized

1840 as Plantation No. 1, Second Range BKP WKR


Reorganized

1875 as Pleasant Ridge Plantation, and again in 1878; successor to former plantation organized in 1895


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T1 R2 BKP WKR)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Concord (now Concord Township) in 1829, and annexed from the same in 1860

The south half of the plantation was set off and organized as Granville Plantation in 1878; deorganized and reannexed in 1879


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Pleasant Ridge, Rowe Pond (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Carrying Place Township, Concord Township, Highland Plantation, Moscow


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Pleasant Ridge, Maine


Census Records

1837 Census of Pleasant Ridge (1R2 west of Kennebec River), Somerset Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Pleasant Ridge Plantation


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Pleasant Ridge Plantation, Somerset, Maine


Bibliography

Hunnewell, Robert E., Pleasant Ridge Plantation: "the way life used to be" ([S.l.: R.E. Hunnewell?, between 2000 and 2002])

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