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Dennistown Plantation, Somerset County

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


1873 as Dennistown Plantation; organization was confirmed and made valid in 1895

Dennistown is said to have earlier been organized as a district of Moose River Plantation in the 1850s, before multiple-township plantations were abolished in 1859

Previous Designations

Township No. 5, Second Range North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T5 R2 NBKP); Dennystown

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Dennistown, Dyerville

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Attean Township, Forsyth Township, Moose River, Sandy River Township


Maine Historical Maps: Dennistown Plantation

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Dennistown Plantation, Somerset, Maine


______, The history of Moose River Valley: Jackman, Moose River, Dennistown, Long Pond, Parlin Pond, Holeb, Skinner and Lowelltown ([Jackman, Maine]: Jackman Bicentennial Book Committee, [1976])

Sprague, John Francis, "Jackman and the Moose River Region (Somerset County, Maine)," Sprague's Journal of Maine History, vol. 3, No. 2 (July 1915)

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