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Jackman, Somerset County

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


1852 as Moose River Plantation for election purposes, together with Sandy River Township and T4 R2 NBKP (now Moose River)


1859 as Jackmantown Plantation, multiple-township plantations having been abolished; reorganized for election purposes as Jackman in 1894; successor to the former plantation organized and the organization confirmed and made valid in 1895

Previous Designations

Township No. 4, First Range North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T4 R1 NBKP)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Blair (former railroad station), Jackman, Jackman Station (former railroad station and post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Attean Township, Bradstreet Township, Long Pond Township, Moose River, Parlin Pond Township


Maine Historical Maps: Jackman

Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Jackman Plantation

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Jackman, Somerset, Maine

Official Website: Town of Jackman

Jackman - Moose River Historical Society

MEGenWeb Project: Jackman

Maine Memory Network: Jackman


______, 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])

Labonté, Youville, comp., Births (1852-1925): marriages of St. Anthony, Jackman, ME (1892-1980) and of St. Sebastian, Madison, ME (1900-1980) (Auburn, Me.: Y. Labonte, [1982])

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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