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Oxbow Plantation, Aroostook County

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County

Aroostook County (set off from Hancock County to Penobscot County in 1816, to Aroostook County in 1843)


Organized

1848 as Plantation No. 9, Sixth Range; organized in 1870 as Oxbow Plantation; organization legalized in 1873, and confirmed and made valid in 1895. Plantation residents voted to deorganize in 2016.


Previous Designations

Township No. 9, Sixth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T9 R6 WELS); Umcolcus Plantation


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Oxbow; the Umcolcus post office was located in T8 R5


Adjacent Towns and Townships

T8 R6 WELS, T9 R5 WELS, T9 R7 WELS, T10 R6 WELS, T10 R7 WELS


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Oxbow Plantation


Cemeteries

Swett Cemetery, Oxbow, Me.

Willard Cemetery, Oxbow, Me.


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Oxbow Plantation


General Resources

First Settlers of the Aroostook River Valley: Masardis & Oxbow


Bibliography

Hayden, Elias Henry, "The first settlers of Oxbow, 1839," History of the greater Ashland, Maine, area ([Presque Isle, Me.]: Dena Lynn Winslow, c1983)

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