Moose River, Maine

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Moose River'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Moose River'''  
  
'''Moose River''' was organized from Township 4, Second Range North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T4 R2 NBKP) (also known as Holdentown, and Holden Plantation) as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] for election purposes, together with Sandy River Township and T4 R1 NBKP (now [[Jackman, Maine|Jackman]]) in 1852. It was reorganized in 1859 as just Moose River Plantation for election purposes. Many townships/plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. Moose River was incorporated as a town in 1957.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=moose_river Moose River, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 16 June 2013).</ref>  
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'''Moose River''' in 1852 was first organized as a mega-plantation from:
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:*T4 R1 NBKP (now [[Jackman, Maine|Jackman]])<ref name="Jackman" />
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:*T4 R2 NBKP (now [[Moose_River,_Maine|Moose River]])
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:*T5 R2 NBKP (now [[Dennistown, Maine|Dennistown]])<ref name="Dennistown" />
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:*T5 R3 NBKP (now Sandy Bay Township)<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=sandy_bay_town&amp;amp;geocode=25190 Legal History of Sandy Bay Town, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 October 2013).</ref>
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Maine's mega-plantations were disbanded in 1859 and split into their constituent parts such as the now much smaller Moose River Plantation (also known as '''Holdentown''', and '''Holden Plantation'''). From this land many townships and plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. The modern, smaller '''Moose River''' was incorporated as a town in 1957.<ref name="MooseRiver">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=moose_river Moose River, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 16 June 2013).</ref>  
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===

Revision as of 14:56, 6 October 2013

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Moose River in 1852 was first organized as a mega-plantation from:

Maine's mega-plantations were disbanded in 1859 and split into their constituent parts such as the now much smaller Moose River Plantation (also known as Holdentown, and Holden Plantation). From this land many townships and plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. The modern, smaller Moose River was incorporated as a town in 1957.[4]

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  1. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Jackman
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named Dennistown
  3. Legal History of Sandy Bay Town, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 October 2013).
  4. Moose River, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 16 June 2013).

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