Wyman Township, Maine

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United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Maine, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Franklin Gotoarrow.png Wyman Township

Wyman Township was once part of Jackson Plantation shown in red overlaid on this map of modern Franklin County.

What is now Wyman Township was part of Bloomfield Plantation prior to 1845.[1] Then it became part of Jackson Plantation in 1845. Part of Jackson Plantation (Eustis) seceded in 1857.[2] It is unclear if what is now Wyman became a separate unorganized territory (township) in 1866 at the creation of Coplin Plantation, or if Wyman remained part of Jackson Plantation until Jackson's remains were reorganized as Lang Plantation in 1895.[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Coplin Plantation and Wyman Township apparently were also known as Bloomfield Plantation before they became part of Jackson Plantation according to Bloomfield in Miscellaneous Municipal Records Filed with the State section of Maine Archive Interactive (accessed 21 September 2013).
  2. Eustis, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 24 June 2013).
  3. 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), 68, 71, and 81 (digital pp. 77, 80, and 90). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.

Adjacent towns: Franklin Co.: Carrabassett Valley | Coplin Plantation | Eustis | Somerset Co.: Bigelow Township | Dead River Township