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Medway, Penobscot County

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County

Penobscot County (set off from Lincoln County to Hancock County in 1789, to Penobscot County in 1816)


Organized

1852 as Medway Plantation


Organized (TA R6 WELS)

1854 for election purposes as Pattagumpus Plantation


Incorporated

1875 from Medway Plantation and Pattagumpus Plantation (Plantation Letter A R6)


Previous Designations

Township A, Sixth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (TA R6 WELS); Nicatou (Nicatow, Nickatou); Tract Z; Cony Female Academy Grant


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Medway, Powersville (former post office), South Medway (former post office)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

East Millinocket, Molunkus Township, T1 R6 WELS, T2 R9 NWP, TA R7 WELS, Woodville


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Medway


Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Medway


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Medway, Penobscot, Maine

Official Website: Town of Medway


Bibliography

Beathem, Harold C., History & geneology [sic] of Medway Maine (Medway, Me.: Beathem, 1975)

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