Ashland, Aroostook County, Maine Genealogy

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Town Clerk

Ashland Town Clerk
17 Bridgham Street
Ashland, ME 04732
Telephone: (207)435-2311 Fax: (207)435-2005

Brief History

Ashland was incorporated as a town from Township 11 R5 WELS in 1862. The name was changed to Dalton, Maine in 1869, but changed back again in 1876.[1]

Buchanan Plantation was created for election purposes from Township 12 R5 WELS in 1860.[2] Sheridan Plantation was organized from Township 12 R5 WELS in 1873, 1878, 1896, and 1900. In 1901 it was annexed to Ashland, Maine.[3]

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  1. Ashland, Aroostook 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. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, 103 (digital p. 112).