Concord, Somerset County, Maine Genealogy

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Concord is an extinct town and extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Central Somerset townships in Somerset County. The town of Concord was organized from Township 1, First Range of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase, West of Kennebec River (T1 R1 BKP WKR) in 1821. Concord annexed land from Township 1 R2 in 1829 but returned that land to Pleasant Ridge Plantation in 1860. In 1935 Concord surrendered its status as a town to become a plantation. The plantation status was surrendered in 1939, and since then it has remained an unorganized territory.[1] [2] [3]

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  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), 141 (digital p. 150). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Concord Township, Somerset County, 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), 152. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.