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*Parts set off to create 2 counties:  
 
*Parts set off to create 2 counties:  
**[[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] County 20 March 1838. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**[[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] County 20 March 1838. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
**[[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] County 23 March 1838. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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**[[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] County 23 March 1838. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
*Part taken to add to [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 12 March 1844. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Part taken to add to [[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] County 12 March 1844. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
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*Solon  
 
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'''Plantations'''  
 
'''Plantations'''  
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*The Forks  
 
*The Forks  
 
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'''Unorganized territories'''  
 
'''Unorganized territories'''  
  
'''''Central Somerset''''' <br>  
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*'''''Central Somerset''''' <br>
 
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**Concord
*Concord  
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**Twp 2 R1 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase W. of the Kennebec River (Lexington)
*Twp 2 R1 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Lexington)
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'*'''Northeast Somerset''''' <br>
 
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**Twp 2 R2 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Mayfield)
'''''Northeast Somerset'''''<br>  
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**Twp 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Bald Mtn)
 
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**Twp 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (East Moxie)
*Twp 2 R2 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Mayfield)  
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**Twp 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Squaretown)
*Twp 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Bald Mtn.)  
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**Twp 1 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Moxie Gore)
*Twp 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (East Moxie)  
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**Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Indian Stream)
*Twp 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Squaretown)  
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**Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Chase Stream & 10,000 Acre Tract)
*Twp 1 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Moxie Gore)  
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**Twp 2 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Johnson Mountain)
*Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Indian Stream)  
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**Twp 1 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Saplin)
*Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Chase Stream &amp; 10,000 Acre Tract)  
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**Twp 2 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Misery)
*Twp 2 R6 Bingham's Kenn. Purchase W. of the Kennebec River (Johnson Mtn)  
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**Twp 3 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Parlin Pond)
*Twp 1 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Saplin)  
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**Sandbar Tract (Misery Gore)
*Twp 2 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Misery)  
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**Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Taunton & Raynham)
*Twp 3 R7 Bingham's Kenn. Purchase W. of the Kennebec River (Parlin Pond)  
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**Twp 2 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandwich Academy Grant)
*Sandbar Tract (Misery Gore)  
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**Twp 2 **Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Rockwood Strip)
*Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Taunton &amp; Raynham)  
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**Twp 3 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Long Pond)
*Twp 2 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandwich Academy Grant)  
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**Twp 1 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Tomhegan)
*Twp 2 *Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Rockwood Strip)  
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**Twp 2 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Brassua)
*Twp 3 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Long Pond)  
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*'''''Northwest Somerset''''' <br>
*Twp 1 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Tomhegan)  
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**Township 1 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place)
*Twp 2 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Brassua)
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**Township 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place Town)
 
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**Township 3 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Dead River)
'''''Northwest Somerset''''' <br>  
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**Township 4 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bigelow)
 
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**Township 1 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bowtown)
*Township 1 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place)  
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**Township 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Pierce Ponds)
*Township 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place Town)  
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**Township 3 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spring Lake)
*Township 3 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Dead River)  
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**Township 4 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Flagstaff)
*Township 4 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bigelow)  
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**Township 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Lower Enchanted)
*Township 1 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bowtown)  
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**Township 3 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spencer)
*Township 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Pierce Ponds)  
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**Township 4 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (King & Bartlett)
*Township 3 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spring Lake)  
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**Township 3 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Upper Enchanted)
*Township 4 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Flagstaff)  
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**Township 4 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Hobbstown)
*Township 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Lower Enchanted)  
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**Township 5 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Haynestown)
*Township 3 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spencer)  
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**Township 4 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bradstreet)
*Township 4 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (King &amp; Bartlett)  
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**Township 5 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Rayton)
*Township 3 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Upper Enchanted)  
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**Township 6 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Appleton)
*Township 4 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Hobbstown)  
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**Township 5 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Attean Pond)
*Township 5 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Haynestown)  
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**Township 6 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Holeb)
*Township 4 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bradstreet)  
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**Township 6 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Forsyth)
*Township 5 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Rayton)  
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*'''''Seboomook Lake''''' <br>
*Township 6 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Appleton)  
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**Township 3 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Thorndike)
*Township 5 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Attean Pond)  
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**Little W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
*Township 6 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Holeb)  
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**Big W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
*Township 6 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Forsyth)
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**Township 1 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (West Middlesex Canal Grant)
 
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**Township 2 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Soldiertown)
'''''Seboomook Lake''''' <br>  
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**Township 3 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Alder Brook)
 
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**Township 4 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Bald Mountain)
*Township 3 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Thorndike)  
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**Township 5 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandy Bay)
*Little W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase  
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**Township Seboomook R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
*Big W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase  
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**Township 1 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Plymouth or Boyd)
*Township 1 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (West Middlesex Canal Grant)  
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**Township 2 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Pittston Academy Grant)
*Township 2 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Soldiertown)  
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**Township 3 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Hammond)
*Township 3 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Alder Brook)  
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**Township 4 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Prentiss)
*Township 4 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Bald Mountain)  
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**Township 5 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Blake Gore)
*Township 5 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandy Bay)  
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**Township 4 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Elm Stream)
*Township Seboomook R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase  
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**Township 4 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 1 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Plymouth or Boyd)  
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**Township 4 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Comstock)
*Township 2 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Pittston Academy Grant)  
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**Township 3 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Dole Brook)
*Township 3 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Hammond)  
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**Township 4 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
*Township 4 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Prentiss)  
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**Township 5 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Russell Pond)
*Township 5 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Blake Gore)  
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**Township 5 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 4 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Elm Stream)  
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**Township 5 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 4 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 5 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 4 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Comstock)  
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**Township 5 R20 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 3 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Dole Brook)  
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**Township 6 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (St. John)
*Township 4 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase  
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**Township 6 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 5 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Russell Pond)  
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**Township 6 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 5 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 6 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 6)
*Township 5 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 7 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 5 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 7 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 5 R20 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 7 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 6 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (St. John)  
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**Township 7 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 6 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 8 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 6 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 8 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 6 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 6)  
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**Township 8 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 7 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 8 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 7 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 9 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 7 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 9 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 7 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 9 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 8 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 10 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
*Township 8 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
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**Township 10 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 10)
*Township 8 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 8 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 9 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 9 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 9 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 10 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State  
 
*Township 10 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 10)
 
  
 
'''Communities'''  
 
'''Communities'''  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] | [[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Beauce County, Quebec|Beauce]] | [[Bellechasse County, Quebec|Bellechasse]] | [[Dorchester County, Quebec|Dorchester]] | [[Frontenac County, Quebec|Frontenac]]
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[[Aroostook County, Maine|Aroostook]] | [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] | [[Kennebec County, Maine|Kennebec]] | [[Penobscot County, Maine|Penobscot]] | [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis]] | [[Waldo County, Maine|Waldo]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Beauce County, Quebec|Beauce]] | [[Bellechasse County, Quebec|Bellechasse]] | [[Dorchester County, Quebec|Dorchester]] | [[Frontenac County, Quebec|Frontenac]]  
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===

Revision as of 06:31, 15 February 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Somerset County

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County Courthouse

Somerset County Courthouse
Court Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
Phone: 207.474.9861

Clerk Courts has some marriage records from 1800’s and proabte records from 1809. [1]

History

Parent County

Created 1 March 1809 from Kennebec County.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

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]]Towns

  • Anson
  • Athens
  • Bingham
  • Cambridge
  • Canaan
  • Caratunk
  • Cornville
  • Detroit
  • Embden
  • Fairfield
  • Harmony
  • Hartland
  • Jackman
  • Madison
  • Mercer
  • Moose River
  • Moscow
  • New Portland
  • Norridgewock
  • Palmyra
  • Pittsfield
  • Ripley
  • Saint Albans
  • Skowhegan
  • Smithfield
  • Solon
  • Starks

Plantations

  • Brighton
  • Dennistown
  • Highland
  • Pleasant Ridge
  • The Forks
  • West Forks

Unorganized territories

  • Central Somerset
    • Concord
    • Twp 2 R1 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase W. of the Kennebec River (Lexington)

'*Northeast Somerset

    • Twp 2 R2 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Mayfield)
    • Twp 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Bald Mtn)
    • Twp 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (East Moxie)
    • Twp 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Squaretown)
    • Twp 1 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Moxie Gore)
    • Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase East of Kennebec River (Indian Stream)
    • Twp 1 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Chase Stream & 10,000 Acre Tract)
    • Twp 2 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Johnson Mountain)
    • Twp 1 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Saplin)
    • Twp 2 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Misery)
    • Twp 3 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Parlin Pond)
    • Sandbar Tract (Misery Gore)
    • Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Taunton & Raynham)
    • Twp 2 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandwich Academy Grant)
    • Twp 2 **Twp 1 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Rockwood Strip)
    • Twp 3 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Long Pond)
    • Twp 1 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Tomhegan)
    • Twp 2 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Brassua)
  • Northwest Somerset
    • Township 1 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place)
    • Township 2 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Carrying Place Town)
    • Township 3 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Dead River)
    • Township 4 R3 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bigelow)
    • Township 1 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bowtown)
    • Township 2 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Pierce Ponds)
    • Township 3 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spring Lake)
    • Township 4 R4 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Flagstaff)
    • Township 2 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Lower Enchanted)
    • Township 3 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Spencer)
    • Township 4 R5 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (King & Bartlett)
    • Township 3 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Upper Enchanted)
    • Township 4 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Hobbstown)
    • Township 5 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Haynestown)
    • Township 4 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Bradstreet)
    • Township 5 R7 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Rayton)
    • Township 6 R6 Bingham's Kennebec Purchase West of the Kennebec River (Appleton)
    • Township 5 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Attean Pond)
    • Township 6 R1 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Holeb)
    • Township 6 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Forsyth)
  • Seboomook Lake
    • Township 3 R2 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Thorndike)
    • Little W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
    • Big W, North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
    • Township 1 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (West Middlesex Canal Grant)
    • Township 2 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Soldiertown)
    • Township 3 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Alder Brook)
    • Township 4 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Bald Mountain)
    • Township 5 R3 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Sandy Bay)
    • Township Seboomook R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
    • Township 1 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Plymouth or Boyd)
    • Township 2 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Pittston Academy Grant)
    • Township 3 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Hammond)
    • Township 4 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Prentiss)
    • Township 5 R4 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Blake Gore)
    • Township 4 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Elm Stream)
    • Township 4 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 4 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Comstock)
    • Township 3 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Dole Brook)
    • Township 4 R5 North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase
    • Township 5 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Russell Pond)
    • Township 5 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 5 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 5 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 5 R20 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 6 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State (St. John)
    • Township 6 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 6 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 6 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 6)
    • Township 7 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 7 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 7 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 7 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 8 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 8 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 8 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 8 R19 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 9 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 9 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 9 R18 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 10 R16 West of the Easterly Line of the State
    • Township 10 R17 West of the Easterly Line of the State (Big 10)

Communities

  • Anson
  • Bingham
  • Fairfield
  • Hartland
  • Madison
  • Norridgewock
  • Pittsfield
  • Skowhegan

Villages:    • Flagstaff   • North Anson

Neighboring Counties

Aroostook | Franklin | Kennebec | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Waldo | Quebec counties: Beauce | Bellechasse | Dorchester | Frontenac

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

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Local Histories

Maps

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Newspapers

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Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 305. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
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