Friday, February 26, 2021
Portage Lake, Maine, T13 R6 WELS: Road Repair Taxes from 1894 to 1898
Road repair taxes for Portage Lake, Maine, Township 13, Range 6 WELS, as shown in 1894 to 1898 booklets detailing the road repair taxes due from residents and non residents of townships in Aroostook County, Maine.
Note: Click here to see a post that contains links to the 1894-1898 road repair taxes for other townships in Aroostook County.
A list of those residents and non residents of Portage Lake owing road repair taxes for the years 1894-1898 appears at the end of this post. Please leave a comment of you have information to share on any of these people.
This list won't take the place of the burned 1890 US Federal Census records, but it might provide clues. Bear in mind that of the residents mentioned, only the name of the actual owner appears, not the names of the entire household. And it's possible there were other households in the township not subject to taxation.
Portage Lake, Maine: road repair taxes in 1894
Portage Lake, bottom of right page - 1894
Portage Lake, continued, top of left page - 1894
Portage Lake, Maine: road repair taxes in 1895
Portage Lake, bottom of right page - 1895
Portage Lake continued at top of left page - 1895
Portage Lake, Maine: road repair taxes in 1896
Portage Lake, right page - 1896
Portage Lake, Maine: road repair taxes in 1897
Portage Lake, bottom of right page - 1897
Portage Lake continued, top of left page
Portage Lake, Maine: road repair taxes for 1898
Portage Lake, right page
Portage Lake, top of left page, just the description of where the taxes were to be spent
Names of residents and non residents owing road repair taxes from 1894 to 1898 - please advise of corrections