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Maine Resource Guide: Sherman, Aroostook County

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

County

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


Organized

1845 as Golden Ridge Plantation for election purposes, and again in 1860


Incorporated

1862


Previous Designations

Township No. 3, Fifth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State; (T3 R5 WELS); Golden Ridge


Boundary Changes

Part of Silver Ridge Plantation (now Silver Ridge Township) was annexed in 1870

Part of Crystal Plantation (now Crystal) was annexed in 1881


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Braggville (former post office at Sherman Station), Coral (former post office), East Sherman (former post office), Golden Ridge, Number Three (later West Sherman, a former post office), Patten Junction (former railroad station), Sherman Mills, Sherman Station, Woodbridge Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Benedicta Township, Crystal, Silver Ridge Township, Stacyville, T3 R4 WELS


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Sherman, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 4. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of Sherman (3R5 WELS), Aroostook Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Sherman


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Sherman, Aroostook, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Sherman

Maine Memory Network: Sherman Mills

Maine Memory Network: Golden Ridge


Bibliography

Spooner, May H., comp., Sherman, Maine in the Civil War (S.l. : s.n., [1927?])

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