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Maine Resource Guide: Brighton 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)


Incorporated

1816 as the town of North Hill; name changed in 1827 to Brighton; organization surrendered in 1895


Organized

1904 for the assessment of taxes


Previous Designations

Township No. 2, First Range Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, East of Kennebec River (T2 R1 BKP EKR)


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Athens in 1838 and 1862


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Brighton (Brighton Center), Moody Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Athens, Bingham, Kingsbury Plantation, Mayfield Township, Solon, Wellington


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Brighton Plantation


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Brighton Plantation


Miscellaneous Records

Ledger book for Brighton, Somerset County, Maine, 1834-1845


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Brighton Plantation, Somerset, Maine

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