Oxford County, Maine Genealogy

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Oxford County; 26 Western Ave; PO Box 179; South Paris, ME 04281; ph. 207.743.6359 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m &amp; d rec; Clk Cts has m rec 1877-1897, div &amp; ct rec from 1930, pro &amp; land rec from 1805) Towns organized Before 1800: Bethel 1796, Buckfield 1793, Buxton 1772, Fryeburg 1777, Hartford 1798, Hebron 1792, Norway 1797, Paris 1793, Sumner 1798, Waterford 1797 www.rootsweb.com/~meoxford/
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Courthouse

26 Western Avenue
South Paris, Maine 04281


Oxford County; 26 Western Ave; PO Box 179; South Paris, ME 04281; ph. 207.743.6359 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m & d rec; Clk Cts has m rec 1877-1897, div & ct rec from 1930, pro & land rec from 1805) Towns organized Before 1800: Bethel 1796, Buckfield 1793, Buxton 1772, Fryeburg 1777, Hartford 1798, Hebron 1792, Norway 1797, Paris 1793, Sumner 1798, Waterford 1797 www.rootsweb.com/~meoxford/

History

Parent County

Created 4 March 1805 from Cumberland and York counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns
  • Andover
  • Bethel
  • Brownfield
  • Buckfield
  • Byron
  • Canton
  • Denmark
  • Dixfield
  • Fryeburg
  • Gilead
  • Greenwood
  • Hanover
  • Hartford
  • Hebron
  • Hiram
  • Lovell
  • Mexico
  • Newry
  • Norway
  • Otisfield
  • Oxford
  • Paris
  • Peru
  • Porter
  • Roxbury
  • Rumford
  • Stoneham
  • Stow
  • Sumner
  • Sweden
  • Upton
  • Waterford
  • West Paris
  • Woodstock
Plantations
  • Lincoln
  • Magalloway
Unorganized territories
  • Milton
  • North Oxford
  • South Oxford
Communities
  • Dixfield
  • Fryeburg
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Oxford
  • Rumford
  • South Paris
Villages
  • Dickvale
  • North Waterford
  • Waterford Flat

Neighboring Counties

Androscoggin | Cumberland | Franklin | York | New Hampshire counties: Carroll | Coos | Compton County, Quebec

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Hatcher, Patricia Law. "My Ancestor Isn't In the Census: The 9,603 Missing Oxford County Residents In 1810," Maine Genealogist, May 1998, 65-68. Available at FHL  Article includes a chart of the towns missing from the census.

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Maine Newspaper Archive. Indexes Free; Digital Page Images $ (GenealogyBank $) Twenty-two early Maine 18th and 19th century newspapers, 1785-1898 online. Indexes (free); digital images ($). These newspapers are from Augusta, Bangor, Belfast, Brunswick, Castine, Eastport, Falmouth, Hallowell, Kennebunk, Portland, Saco and Wiscasset.


Tip: early Maine newspapers routinely reported on news, obituaries, births, marriages etc. from around the state. Be sure to search the indexes for all Maine newspapers to find your target ancestor.




Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].