Elliottsville, Piscataquis County, Maine Genealogy

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Elliottsville is an extinct town, and extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the Northeast Piscataquis townships in Piscataquis County, Maine. The town was created from Township 8, Eighth Range North of Waldo Patent (T8 R8 NWP) in 1835. Elliottsville annexed the land of Wilson (T9 R9 NWP) in 1849. Elliottville's incorporation was surrendered and its status was changed to unorganized territory in 1858.[1] Later, this Elliottsville Township was organized into a plantation in 1860, 1886, and 1895.[2] [3] The plantation organization was surrendered in 1983, and since then it has been unorganized territory.[4]

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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), 147 (digital p. 156). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine, 75 (digital p. 84).
  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.
  4. Elliottsville Township, Piscataquis County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 3 June 2013).