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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bucksport'''<br><br>{{MEHanBucMap}}Originally this area was known as Township No. 1 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T1 EPR LS) or Township No. 1 West of Union River.<ref name="BP">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=bucksport Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref> '''Bucks<u>town</u>''' existed as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] before it was incorporated as the town of Buckstown in 1792.<ref name="CCTPM69">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 FHL Catalog.</ref> The name was changed to '''Bucks<u>port</u>''' in 1817.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=buckstown_plantation&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;geocode=09070 Legal History of Buckstown Plantation, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Hancock County, Maine Genealogy|Hancock]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bucksport'''<br><br>{{MEHanBucMap}}<br>
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===Town Clerk ===
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'''Town of Bucksport Town Clerk'''<br>50 Main Street<br>Bucksport, ME 04416<br>Phone: (207)469-7368<br>Email:[mailto:kdownes@bucksportmaine.gov kdownes@bucksportmaine.gov]<br>[http://www.bucksportmaine.gov/ Bucksport Website]
  
Bucksport land was set off to [[Orrington, Maine|Orrington]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot County]]) in 1816; to [[Brewer, Maine|Brewer]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot County]]) in 1841, again to Orrington in 1850, and to [[Dedham, Maine|Dedham]] in 1909. Moreover, [[Verona Island, Maine|Verona Island]] was once part of Bucksport.<ref name="BP" />  
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=== Historical Data  ===
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Originally this area was known as Township No. 1 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T1 EPR LS) or Township No. 1 West of Union River.<ref name="BP">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=bucksport Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref> '''Bucks<u>town</u>''' existed as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] before it was incorporated as the town of Buckstown in 1792.<ref name="CCTPM69">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> The name was changed to '''Bucks<u>port</u>''' in 1817.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=buckstown_plantation&geocode=09070 Legal History of Buckstown Plantation, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 15 September 2013).</ref>  
  
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Bucksport land was set off to [[Orrington, Maine|Orrington]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine Genealogy|Penobscot County]]) in 1816; to [[Brewer, Maine|Brewer]] (now [[Penobscot County, Maine Genealogy|Penobscot County]]) in 1841, again to Orrington in 1850, and to [[Dedham, Maine|Dedham]] in 1909. Moreover, [[Verona Island, Maine|Verona Island]] was once part of Bucksport.<ref name="BP" />
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:27, 17 December 2015

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Town Clerk

Town of Bucksport Town Clerk
50 Main Street
Bucksport, ME 04416
Phone: (207)469-7368
Email:kdownes@bucksportmaine.gov
Bucksport Website

Historical Data

Originally this area was known as Township No. 1 East of Penobscot River, Livermore Survey (T1 EPR LS) or Township No. 1 West of Union River.[1] Buckstown existed as a plantation before it was incorporated as the town of Buckstown in 1792.[2] The name was changed to Bucksport in 1817.[3]

Bucksport land was set off to Orrington (now Penobscot County) in 1816; to Brewer (now Penobscot County) in 1841, again to Orrington in 1850, and to Dedham in 1909. Moreover, Verona Island was once part of Bucksport.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 15 September 2013).
  2. 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.
  3. Legal History of Buckstown Plantation, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 15 September 2013).

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