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Mayfield is an extinct town and extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Northeast Somerset townships in Somerset County. The town of Mayfield was organized from Township 2, Second Range of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T2 R2 BKP WKR) in 1836. In 1887 Mayfield surrendered its status as a town to become an unorganized territory (township) until 1892. In 1892, and 1895 it was reorganized into a plantation. The plantation status was surrendered in 1937, and since then it has remained an unorganized territory.[1] [2] [3]

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), 86 and 165 (digital p. 95 and 174). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Legal History of Mayfield, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 June 2013).
  3. Legal History of Mayfield Plantation, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 June 2013).

 

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