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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Androscoggin County, Maine|Androscoggin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Poland'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Androscoggin County, Maine|Androscoggin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Poland'''  
  
{{MEAndPolMap}}The east side of '''Poland''' was originally part of the '''Pejepscot Purchase'''. <ref name="Poland">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=poland Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 7 November 2013).</ref> Poland was first organized as the larger '''Bakerstown Plantation''' by the Massachusetts General Court in 1765.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanic_Falls,_Maine Mechanic Falls, Maine] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 7 November 2013).</ref> Later, it was incorporated as the town Poland in 1795. Poland set off land to form '''[[Minot, Maine|Minot]]''' in 1802; annexed land from '''Thompson Pond Plantation''' in 1830; annexed land from part of the 80-rod strip (('''Gloversborough'''?) the remainder going to Raymond) in 1838; set off land to '''[[Danville, Maine|Danville]]''' (now part of Auburn) in 1852; set off land to '''[[Otisfield, Maine|Otisfield]]''' and to '''[[Casco, Maine|Casco]]''' in 1858; and set off land to form part of '''[[Mechanic Falls, Maine|Mechanic Falls]]''' in 1893.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=poland&geocode=01110 Legal History of Poland, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 November 2013).</ref>  
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{{MEAndPolMap}}The east side of '''Poland''' was originally part of the '''Pejepscot Purchase'''. <ref name="Poland">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=poland Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 7 November 2013).</ref> Poland was first organized as the larger '''Bakerstown Plantation''' by the Massachusetts General Court in 1765.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mechanic_Falls,_Maine Mechanic Falls, Maine] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 7 November 2013).</ref> Later, it was incorporated as the town Poland in 1795. Poland set off land to form '''[[Minot, Maine|Minot]]''' in 1802; annexed land from '''Thompson Pond Plantation''' in 1830; annexed land from part of the 80-rod strip (('''Gloversborough'''?) the remainder going to [[Raymond, Maine|Raymond]]) in 1838; set off land to '''[[Danville, Maine|Danville]]''' (now part of [[Auburn, Maine|Auburn]]) in 1852; set off land to '''[[Otisfield, Maine|Otisfield]]''' and to '''[[Casco, Maine|Casco]]''' in 1858; and set off land to form part of '''[[Mechanic Falls, Maine|Mechanic Falls]]''' in 1893.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=poland&amp;geocode=01110 Legal History of Poland, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 November 2013).</ref>  
  
 
'''County boundary changes:''' Androscoggin County was set off from Cumberland County in 1854.<ref name="Poland" />  
 
'''County boundary changes:''' Androscoggin County was set off from Cumberland County in 1854.<ref name="Poland" />  

Revision as of 17:07, 7 November 2013

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Modern town borders of Poland in Androscoggin County, Maine.

The east side of Poland was originally part of the Pejepscot Purchase. [1] Poland was first organized as the larger Bakerstown Plantation by the Massachusetts General Court in 1765.[2] Later, it was incorporated as the town Poland in 1795. Poland set off land to form Minot in 1802; annexed land from Thompson Pond Plantation in 1830; annexed land from part of the 80-rod strip ((Gloversborough?) the remainder going to Raymond) in 1838; set off land to Danville (now part of Auburn) in 1852; set off land to Otisfield and to Casco in 1858; and set off land to form part of Mechanic Falls in 1893.[3]

County boundary changes: Androscoggin County was set off from Cumberland County in 1854.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Poland, Androscoggin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 7 November 2013).
  2. Mechanic Falls, Maine in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 7 November 2013).
  3. Legal History of Poland, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 November 2013).

Adjacent towns: Androscoggin Co.: Durham | Greene | Lewiston | Minot | Poland | Turner | Cumberland Co.: New Gloucester