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=== Brief History  ===
 
  
'''Moose River''' was organized from Township 4, Second Range North of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T4 R2 NBKP) (also known as Holdentown, and Holden Plantation) as a [[Maine plantations|plantation]] for election purposes, together with Sandy River Township and T4 R1 NBKP (now [[Jackman, Maine|Jackman]]) in 1852. It was reorganized in 1859 as just Moose River Plantation for election purposes. Many townships/plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. Moose River was incorporated as a town in 1957.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=moose_river Moose River, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 16 June 2013).</ref>
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===Town Clerk ===
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'''Moose River Town Clerk'''<br>705 Main Street<br> Moose River, ME 04945<br>Phone: (207) 668-4019
  
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
=== Historical Data  ===
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'''Moose River''', earlier was called '''Holdentown''' or '''Holden Plantation''',<ref>George Jones Varney, ''A Gazetteer of the State of Maine'' (Boston: B.B. Russell, 1881), 374. Digial copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=bLc-AAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false Google Books].</ref> but in 1852 was first formally organized as a mega-plantation from:
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:*T4 R1 NBKP (now [[Jackman, Maine|Jackman]])<ref name="Jackman">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=jackman Jackman, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 October 2013).</ref>
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:*T4 R2 NBKP (now [[Moose_River,_Maine|Moose River]])
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:*T5 R2 NBKP (now [[Dennistown, Maine|Dennistown]])<ref name="Dennistown">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=dennistown Dennistown, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 October 2013).</ref>
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:*T5 R3 NBKP (now Sandy Bay Township)<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=sandy_bay_town&amp;geocode=25190 Legal History of Sandy Bay Town, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 6 October 2013).</ref>
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Maine's mega-plantations were disbanded in 1859 and split into their constituent parts such as the now much smaller Moose River Plantation. From this land (T4 R2) many townships and plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. The modern, smaller version of '''Moose River''' was incorporated as a town in 1957.<ref name="MooseRiver">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=moose_river Moose River, Somerset County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 16 June 2013).</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:16, 20 October 2017

United States
Maine
Somerset
Moose River


Town Clerk

Moose River Town Clerk
705 Main Street
Moose River, ME 04945
Phone: (207) 668-4019

Historical Data

Moose River, earlier was called Holdentown or Holden Plantation,[1] but in 1852 was first formally organized as a mega-plantation from:

Maine's mega-plantations were disbanded in 1859 and split into their constituent parts such as the now much smaller Moose River Plantation. From this land (T4 R2) many townships and plantations have since been organized and abolished in 1893, 1895, and 1903. The modern, smaller version of Moose River was incorporated as a town in 1957.[5]

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References

  1. George Jones Varney, A Gazetteer of the State of Maine (Boston: B.B. Russell, 1881), 374. Digial copy at Google Books.
  2. Jackman, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 October 2013).
  3. Dennistown, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 October 2013).
  4. Legal History of Sandy Bay Town, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 6 October 2013).
  5. Moose River, Somerset County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 16 June 2013).

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