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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Brownville'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Piscataquis County, Maine Genealogy|Piscataquis]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Brownville'''  
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=== Town Clerk ===
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'''Brownsville Town Clerk'''<br>586 Main Road<br>Brownville, ME 04414<br>
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Telephone: (207)965-2561 Fax: (207)965-8768<br>E-mail:[mailto:kathy@brownville.org kathy@brownville.org]<br>[http://www.trcmaine.org/brownville Website]
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
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'''Brownville''' was first settled in 1795 and for a time it was known as '''Number 5 R8 Plantation'''. Residents paid state taxes as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] from 1821 to 1823. They were incorporated as a town in 1824.<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), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FamilySearch Catalog.</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:27, 17 December 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Piscataquis Gotoarrow.png Brownville

Town Clerk

Brownsville Town Clerk
586 Main Road
Brownville, ME 04414
Telephone: (207)965-2561 Fax: (207)965-8768
E-mail:kathy@brownville.org
Website

Brief History

Brownville was first settled in 1795 and for a time it was known as Number 5 R8 Plantation. Residents paid state taxes as a plantation from 1821 to 1823. They were incorporated as a town in 1824.[1]

Historical Data

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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), 69 (digital p. 78). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Adjacent towns: Piscataquis Co.: Blanchard | Guilford | Monson | Parkman | Willimantic | Kingsbury Plantation