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Maine Resource Guide: Willimantic, Piscataquis County

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

County

Piscataquis County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799, to Somerset County in 1809, to Piscataquis County in 1838)


Organized

Prior to 1860 as Plantation No. 8, Eighth Range, for election purposes


Reorganized

1860 as Howard Plantation for election purposes


Incorporated

1881 as the town of Howard; name changed in 1883


Previous Designations

Township No. 8, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T8 R8 NWP)


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Earley Landing, Goodell Corner, Norton (former post office), Number Eight (former post office), Packard Landing, Sebec Lake, Willimantic


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bowerbank, Elliottsville Township, Guilford, Monson


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Willimantic, Maine

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1885)

Stuart's map of the timber lands of Maine. No. 6. (1894)


Census Records

1837 Census of Willimantic Piscataquis Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Willimantic


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Willimantic, Piscataquis, Maine


Bibliography

VanHyning, Conrad, Willimantic, Maine past and present ([Willimantic, Me.]: Willimantic Conservation Commission, 1976)

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