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Maine Resource Guide: Topsfield, Washington County

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

County

Washington County (set off from Lincoln County in 1789)


Incorporated

1838 as the town of Topsfield; incorporation repealed and organization surrendered in 1939


Organized

1940 as Topsfield Plantation; organization surrendered in 1941


Reincorporated

1959 as the town of Topsfield


Previous Designations

Township No. 8, Second Range North of Bingham's Penobscot Purchase (T8 R2 NBPP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Topsfield


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Brookton Township, Codyville Plantation, Kossuth Township, Talmadge, Waite


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Topsfield, 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 Special Census of Topsfield Township, (No. 8R2), Washington Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Topsfield


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Topsfield, Washington, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Topsfield


Bibliography

Bailey, Albert W., Topsfield, Maine early Bailey families: an addenda to History of early Baileyville (Longboat Key, Fla.: [The Author], 1978)

Thorne, Sue Farrar, Discovering Christopher Columbus Farrar of Topsfield, Maine and his descendants (1996)

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