Criehaven Plantation, Knox County, Maine Genealogy

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Criehaven Plantation is an extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) on an island in the Gulf of Maine. Criehaven Plantation was organized from part of Matinicus in 1897.[1] Criehaven Plantation surrendered its organization and became to unorganized territory in 1925.[2]

Local Histories

  • Dorothy Elisabeth Simpson, The Island's True Child : a Memoir of Growing Up on Criehaven  ([Camden, Me.] : Down East Books, ©2003). At various libraries (WorldCat).


  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), 71 (that is 80). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Criehaven, Maine in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 31 May 2013).