Kingman, Penobscot County, Maine Genealogy

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Kingman is an extinct plantation and town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the East Central Penobscot townships in Penobscot County, Maine. The was first organized as McCrillis Plantation in 1859; reorganized as Independence Plantation in 1866; then incorporated as the Town of Kingman in 1873. The town's incorporation was surrendered and its status was demoted to Kingman Plantation in 1935.[1] Kingman's plantation organization was repealed in 1945, and since then it has been unorganized territory (a township).[2] [3] [4]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), 159 (digital p. 168). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. 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.
  3. Kingman Township, Penobscot County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 9 December 2020).
  4. Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia.