Milton Plantation, Maine

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:''Not to be confused with the town of [[Milton, Maine|'''Milton''']] in Piscataquis County, Maine.''
 
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Oxford County, Maine|Oxford]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Milton Plantation'''
  
 
'''Milton''' is an extinct [[Maine plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in Oxford County, Maine. Milton was organized as a plantation from part of Plantation Number Two in 1842. In 1853 Milton set off land to [[Woodstock, Maine|Woodstock]].<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), 87 (digital p. 96). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref> Milton's plantation status was repealed in 1939, and since then it has been unorganized territory.<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>  
 
'''Milton''' is an extinct [[Maine plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in Oxford County, Maine. Milton was organized as a plantation from part of Plantation Number Two in 1842. In 1853 Milton set off land to [[Woodstock, Maine|Woodstock]].<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), 87 (digital p. 96). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref> Milton's plantation status was repealed in 1939, and since then it has been unorganized territory.<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>  

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Not to be confused with the town of Milton in Piscataquis County, Maine.

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Milton is an extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in Oxford County, Maine. Milton was organized as a plantation from part of Plantation Number Two in 1842. In 1853 Milton set off land to Woodstock.[1] Milton's plantation status was repealed in 1939, and since then it has been unorganized territory.[2]

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), 87 (digital p. 96). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.