Jackson Plantation, Franklin County, Maine Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Maine Gotoarrow.png Franklin Gotoarrow.png Jackson Plantation

Jackson was for three periods a sprawling plantation, now extinct and split into:

Jackson Plantation was first organized from Township 4 R3 BKP, Township 1 R3 WBKP, Township 2 R3 WBKP, and Plantation 1 R4 WBKP in 1845; and lost that organization by 1855. The south part of Jackson Plantation was reorganized again in 1857 and then at least partially dissolved in 1859.[1] Eustis seceded from Jackson Plantation in 1857.[2] Coplin Plantation was organized from a portion of Jackson Plantation in 1866.[3] And Lang Plantation was organized out of the remaining portion of Jackson Plantation in 1895.[4]

Records. For records of Jackson Plantation see:

Adjacent towns: Franklin Co.: Alder Stream Township | Carrabassett Valley | Coplin Plantation | Dallas Plantation | Davis Township | Eustis | Jim Pond Township | Lang Township | Rangeley | Redington Township | Stetsontown Township | Tim Pond Township | Wyman Township | Somerset Co.: Bigelow Township | Flagstaff Township


  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), 81 (digital p. 90). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Eustis, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 24 June 2013).
  3. Coplin Plantation, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 24 June 2013).
  4. Lang Township, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 24 June 2013).