Brownville, Maine

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'''Brownville''' was first settled in 1795 and for a time was known as '''Township Number 5 R8'''. Residents paid state taxes as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] from 1821 to 1823. They were incorporated as a town in 1824.<ref name="CCTPM67">Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref>
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===

Revision as of 15:53, 15 September 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Piscataquis Gotoarrow.png Brownville

Contents

Brief History

Brownville was first settled in 1795 and for a time was known as Township Number 5 R8. Residents paid state taxes as a plantation from 1821 to 1823. They were incorporated as a town in 1824.[1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

Probate Records

City Directories

Maps

Cemeteries

Churches

Land Records

Town Records

Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

References

  1. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.

Adjacent towns: Piscataquis Co.: Blanchard | Guilford | Monson | Parkman | Willimantic | Kingsbury Plantation