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Bancroft Township, Aroostook County

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County

Aroostook County (set off from Washington County in 1839)


Organized

1840 as Bancroft Plantation


Incorporated

1889 as the town of Bancroft; organization surrendered in 2015


Previous Designations

Township No. 1, Second Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T1 R2 WELS)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Weston in 1907


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bancroft, Bancroft Mills (former post office), Cherokee (former railroad station), Logan (former post office), North Bancroft, South Bancroft


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Danforth, Haynesville, Reed Plantation, T8 R4 NBPP, Weston


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Bancroft Township


Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Bancroft


General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Bancroft


Bibliography

Dunn, Marion L., comp., and Basil E. Kinney, ed., Baskahegan families: a genealogical dictionary of Bancroft, Danforth, Orient and Weston, Maine ([Portland, Me.?]: B.E. Kinney, 1984)

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