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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Merrill'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Merrill'''  
  
'''Merrill''' is a former [[Maine plantations| Maine plantation]] and now a town to the south of the Central Aroostook townships in Aroostook County. The northwest quarter of the town was first organized as a part of '''[[Rockabema Plantation, Maine|Rockabema Plantation]]''' in 1846. However, after 1855 it was no longer part of Rockabema.<ref name="MHRSP82">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), 82 (digital p. 91). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FHL Catalog}}.</ref> '''Merrill Plantation''' was organized from Township Number 6 Fourth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T6 R4 WELS) in 1858; reorganized 1876, 1880, and 1895. It was incorporated as the Town of Merrill in 1911.<ref name="Merrill">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=merrill Merrill, Aroostook County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 14 October 2013).</ref>  
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'''Merrill''' is a former [[Maine plantations|Maine plantation]] and now is an incorporated town to the south of the Central Aroostook townships in Aroostook County. The northwest quarter of the town was first organized as a part of the much larger '''[[Rockabema Plantation, Maine|Rockabema Plantation]]''' in 1846. However, after 1855 it was no longer part of Rockabema.<ref name="MHRSP82">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), 82 (digital p. 91). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link in the FHL Catalog}}.</ref> '''Merrill Plantation''' was organized from Township Number 6 Fourth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T6 R4 WELS) in 1858; reorganized 1876, 1880, and 1895. It was incorporated as the Town of Merrill in 1911.<ref name="Merrill">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=merrill Merrill, Aroostook County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 14 October 2013).</ref>  
  
 
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Merrill is a former Maine plantation and now is an incorporated town to the south of the Central Aroostook townships in Aroostook County. The northwest quarter of the town was first organized as a part of the much larger Rockabema Plantation in 1846. However, after 1855 it was no longer part of Rockabema.[1] Merrill Plantation was organized from Township Number 6 Fourth Range West of the Easterly Line of the State (T6 R4 WELS) in 1858; reorganized 1876, 1880, and 1895. It was incorporated as the Town of Merrill in 1911.[2]

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  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), 82 (digital p. 91). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Merrill, Aroostook County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 14 October 2013).