Letter E Plantation, Maine

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Letter E Plantation'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Letter E Plantation'''  
  
'''Letter E Plantation''' is an extinct [[Maine plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the West&nbsp;Central&nbsp;Franklin townships of '''''Franklin County'''''. Letter E Plantation was organized from Township Letter E in 1861. In 1872 some of her land was set off to [[Madrid, Maine]]. The plantation organization was surrendered in 1990, and it has since remained unorganized territory.<ref name="MGen">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=e_township E Township, Aroostook County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 22 June 2013).</ref>  
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'''Letter E Plantation''' is an extinct [[Maine plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the West&nbsp;Central&nbsp;Franklin townships of '''''Franklin County'''''. Letter E Plantation was organized for election purposes from Township Letter E in 1861. In 1872 some of her land was set off to [[Madrid, Maine]]. The plantation organization was surrendered after 1880, and by 1893 this area was taxed as "wild lands." It has since remained an unorganized territory called '''Township&nbsp;E'''.<ref name="MGen">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=township_e Township E, Franklin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 5 September 2013).</ref>  
  
'''Records. ''' Letter E Plantation records are preserved at the Division of Vital Statistics, in Augusta, Maine. A microfilm copy of those records containing births ca. 1801-1894, Bible records of people from Franklin Plantations, list of persons liable to enlistment in militia, intentions of marriage 1855-1894, and marriage records ca.1870-1894 is available at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] on {{FHL|343752|item|disp=FHL Film 0010860 Item 4}}.  
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'''Records. ''' Letter E Plantation records are preserved at the Division of Vital Statistics, in Augusta, Maine. A microfilm copy of those records containing births ca. 1801-1894, Bible records of people from Franklin Plantations, list of persons liable to enlistment in militia, intentions of marriage 1855-1894, and marriage records ca.1870-1894 is available for a small fee through [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] on {{FHL|343752|item|disp=FHL Film 0010860 Item 4}}.  
  
'''Adjacent Towns:&nbsp;'''  
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'''Adjacent towns:&nbsp;''' '''''Franklin County:&nbsp;''''' [[Madrid, Maine|Madrid Township]] | [[Phillips, Maine|Phillips]] | [[Rangeley Plantation, Maine|Rangeley Plantation]] | [[Sandy River Plantation, Maine|Sandy&nbsp;River&nbsp;Plantation]] | [[Berlin, Maine|Township 6 North of Weld]] | [[Maine townships|Township D]] | '''''Oxford County:&nbsp;''''' [[Byron, Maine|Byron]]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:38, 5 September 2013

Not to be confused with E Plantation in Aroostock County, Maine.

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Letter E Plantation is an extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the West Central Franklin townships of Franklin County. Letter E Plantation was organized for election purposes from Township Letter E in 1861. In 1872 some of her land was set off to Madrid, Maine. The plantation organization was surrendered after 1880, and by 1893 this area was taxed as "wild lands." It has since remained an unorganized territory called Township E.[1]

Records. Letter E Plantation records are preserved at the Division of Vital Statistics, in Augusta, Maine. A microfilm copy of those records containing births ca. 1801-1894, Bible records of people from Franklin Plantations, list of persons liable to enlistment in militia, intentions of marriage 1855-1894, and marriage records ca.1870-1894 is available for a small fee through Family History Centers on FHL Film 0010860 Item 4.

Adjacent towns:  Franklin County:  Madrid Township | Phillips | Rangeley Plantation | Sandy River Plantation | Township 6 North of Weld | Township D | Oxford County:  Byron

References

  1. Township E, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 5 September 2013).