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'''Wilson''' is an extinct town, now parts of [[Elliottsville, Maine|Elliottsville Township]], [[Greenville, Maine|Greenville]], and [[Shirley, Maine|Shirley]] in Piscataquis County, Maine. The town of Wilson was organized from Township 9 Ninth Range North of the Waldo Purchase in then Somerset County (now Piscataquis County) in 1836. Wilson was discontinued and its land divided among three other towns in 1849.<ref name="CCTPM">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), 194 (digital p. 203). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=wilson&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;geocode=21216 Legal History of Wilson, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 4 June 2013).</ref> <ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 154. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>  
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'''Wilson''' is an extinct town, now parts of [[Elliottsville, Maine|Elliottsville Township]], [[Greenville, Maine|Greenville]], and [[Shirley, Maine|Shirley]] in Piscataquis County, Maine. In 1836 the town of Wilson was organized from Township 9 Ninth Range North of the Waldo Purchase in Somerset County (now Piscataquis County). Wilson was discontinued and its land divided among three other towns in 1849.<ref name="CCTPM">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), 194 (digital p. 203). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_legal_history_record.asp?place=wilson&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;geocode=21216 Legal History of Wilson, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 4 June 2013).</ref> <ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 154. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>  
  
 
'''County.''' The land that became the town of Wilson was set off as part of [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset County]] in 1809; and then set off to [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis County]] in 1838.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=greenville Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 4 June 2013).</ref>  
 
'''County.''' The land that became the town of Wilson was set off as part of [[Somerset County, Maine|Somerset County]] in 1809; and then set off to [[Piscataquis County, Maine|Piscataquis County]] in 1838.<ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=greenville Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 4 June 2013).</ref>  
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Revision as of 17:41, 4 June 2013

Wilson is an extinct town, now parts of Elliottsville Township, Greenville, and Shirley in Piscataquis County, Maine. In 1836 the town of Wilson was organized from Township 9 Ninth Range North of the Waldo Purchase in Somerset County (now Piscataquis County). Wilson was discontinued and its land divided among three other towns in 1849.[1] [2] [3]

County. The land that became the town of Wilson was set off as part of Somerset County in 1809; and then set off to Piscataquis County in 1838.[4]

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), 194 (digital p. 203). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.
  2. Legal History of Wilson, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 4 June 2013).
  3. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 154. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  4. Greenville, Piscataquis County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 4 June 2013).