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**T4 R4 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Upper Cupsuptic Township)  
 
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**T4 R5 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Oxbow)  
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**T4 R5 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Oxbow Township)  
**T5 R5 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Parmachenee)  
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**Albany Township  
 
**Albany Township  

Revision as of 03:23, 15 January 2013

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Online Records


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County Courthouse

Oxford County Courthouse
 26 Western Ave PO Box 179
South Paris, ME 04281
Phone:. 207.743.6359 

Town Clerks have birth, marriage and death records.
Clerk Courts has marriage records1877-1897, divorce and court records from 1930, probate and land records from 1805. [1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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Places / Localities

Populated Places

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  • Andover
  • Bethel
  • Brownfield
  • Buckfield
  • Byron
  • Canton
  • Denmark
  • Dixfield
  • Fryeburg
  • Gilead
  • Greenwood

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  • Hanover
  • Hartford
  • Hebron
  • Hiram
  • Lovell
  • Mexico
  • Newry
  • Norway
  • Otisfield
  • Oxford
  • Paris
  • Peru

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  • Porter
  • Roxbury
  • Rumford
  • Stoneham
  • Stow
  • Sumner
  • Sweden
  • Upton
  • Waterford
  • West Paris
  • Woodstock

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Plantations   • Lincoln          • Magalloway

Unorganized territories

  • Milton
  • North Oxford
    • TA R1 Riley Township
    • TA R2 Grafton Township
    • Andover North Surplus
    • Andover West Surplus
    • Township C
    • C Surplus
    • T4 R1 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Richardsontown Township)
    • T4 R2 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Adamstown Township)
    • T4 R3 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Lower Cupsuptic Township)
    • T5 R3 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Parkertown Township)
    • T4 R4 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Upper Cupsuptic Township)
    • T5 R4 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Lynchtown Township)
    • T4 R5 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Oxbow Township)
    • T5 R5 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Parmachenee Township)
    • T4 R6 West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (Bowmantown Township)
  • South Oxford
    • Albany Township
    • Batchelders Grant
    • Mason Township

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 | Coös | Quebec counties: Compton

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.

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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 1.3 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oxford County, Maine page 305, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
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