Barnard, Piscataquis County, Maine Genealogy

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Barnard is an extinct plantation and town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Northeast Piscataquis townships in Piscataquis County, Maine. The town was created from a portion of Williamsburg in 1834. The town's incorporation was surrendered and its status was changed to unorganized territory in 1877.[1] Barnard Township was organized into a plantation in 1895.[2] The plantation organization was repealed in 1983, and since then it has been unorganized territory.[3]

References

  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), 131 (digital p. 140). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine, 67 (digital p. 76).
  3. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.