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'''Mason''' is an extinct town, now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the South Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Mason was organized as a town from part of Batchelders Grant in 1843.<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> In 1913 Mason annexed the remainder of the Fryeburg Academy Grant not already part of [[Stoneham, Maine|Stoneham]]. Mason's town status was surrendered in 1935, at which time it became unorganized territory.<ref name="CCTPM67">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), 165 (digital p. 174). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref>  
 
'''Mason''' is an extinct town, now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the South Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Mason was organized as a town from part of Batchelders Grant in 1843.<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> In 1913 Mason annexed the remainder of the Fryeburg Academy Grant not already part of [[Stoneham, Maine|Stoneham]]. Mason's town status was surrendered in 1935, at which time it became unorganized territory.<ref name="CCTPM67">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), 165 (digital p. 174). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FHL Catalog.</ref>  
  

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Mason is an extinct town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the South Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Mason was organized as a town from part of Batchelders Grant in 1843.[1] In 1913 Mason annexed the remainder of the Fryeburg Academy Grant not already part of Stoneham. Mason's town status was surrendered in 1935, at which time it became unorganized territory.[2]

References

  1. 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.
  2. 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), 165 (digital p. 174). A digital version is available via a link in the FHL Catalog.