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Thursday, December 29, 2005

Oxford County Bibliography

Town Histories

______, Brownfield centennial, 1802-1902. (Brownfield, Maine?: unknown, 1902). [View at]

______, Centennial History of the Town of Sumner, Me., 1798-1898 (West Sumner Me.: C.E. Handy, Jr., 1899). [View at]

______, The Denmark Congregational Church, Denmark, Maine: centennial anniversary, 1829-1929 ([Denmark, Me.? : The Church?, 1929?]).

______, The Early History of Dixfield Maine: including the section of Mexico near Webb's River (Dixfield, Me.: The Dixfield Bicentennial Committee : The Dixfield Historical Society, 1976).

______, History of Buckfield, Maine 1900-2000 (Buckfield, Me.: Buckfield Historical Society, c2001).

______, "The History of the town of Weld: just a century old," Lewiston Journal, Aug. 26, 1916.

______, History of Wilsons Mills, Maine, and the Magalloway Settlements (Wilsons Mills, Me.: Published by the Town, 1975).

______, "Old Sumner's Jubilee," Lewiston Saturday Journal, June 11, 1898.

______, Paris, Maine: the Second Hundred Years 1893-1993 (South Paris, Me.: Paris Cape Historical Society, c1994 (Camden, Me.: Penobscot Press)).

______, Past views of Livermore, Maine: a tour through the villages, remembering old homes, farms and stores of the past 200 years ([Livermore Falls, (Me.)] : Livermore Bicentennial Committee, c1994).

______, A Pictorial History of Buckfield, Maine, 1776-1976 (Buckfield, Me.: The Bicentennial Committee, 1976).

______, Report of the Centennial Celebration at Bethel, August 26, 1874 (Portland, Me., Printed by B. Thurston, 1874). [View at]

______, Town of Greenwood: 1816-1960 (Greenwood Historical Society, 1994).

______, Weld Sesquicentennial, 1816-1966 ([S.l. : s.n., 1966]).

Barrows, John Stuart, Fryeburg, Maine: an Historical Sketch (Fryeburg, Me.: Pequawket Press, 1938). [View at]

Bean, Cyrene Jane Cummings, The Early History of the Town of Mason, Maine ([Maine: s.n., between 1906-1951]).

Bean, Eli B., History of Brownfield, Maine.

Bean, Eva, East Bethel Road (Bethel, Me.: Eva Bean, 1959).

Bennett, Randall H., Bethel, Maine: an Illustrated History (Bethel, Me.: Bethel Historical Society, 1991).

Bradbury, Dr. Osgood N. (Rev. Don L. McAllister, ed.), Norway in the Forties (Norway, Me.: Twin Town Graphics, 1986).

Briggs, Frank Augustus, Paris, Maine Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and their Descendants ([Kennebunk, Me.: F. A. Briggs, 1937]).

Campbell, N. H., "Carthage is nearly 130 years of age," Franklin Journal, Feb. 5, 1932.

Chapman, George Whitefield, Brief History of Gilead, and prose and poetic writings (Portland, Me.: 1867).

Clemons, Hubert W., A Bicentennial History of Hiram, Maine, 1776-1976 ([Hiram, Me.?: Hiram Bicentennial Committee], 1976).

Clemons, Hubert W., History of the First Universalist Church, Hiram, Maine, 1834-1979 ([Hiram, Me.: The First Universalist Church], 1979).

Cole, Alfred and Charles F. Whitman, A History of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine (Buckfield, Me. : [s.n.], 1915).

Coleman, Mildred Halita Blake, The Blake Neighborhood, Brownfield, Maine, Oxford County ([Saco, Me. : M.H.B. Coleman, 1975]).

Cotton, Raymond C., By the toss of a coin : an abridged and updated history of the town of Hiram (Hiram, Me.: Hiram Historical Society, 1983 (Denmark, Me.: Cardinal Printing Co.)).

Cotton, Raymond C., Hog reaves, field drivers, and tything men: the birth pains of the town of Hiram (Hiram, Me.: Hiram Historical Society, 1983 (Denmark, Me.: Cardinal Printing Co.)).

Davies, Charles Stewart, An address delivered on the commemoration at Fryeburg, May 19, 1825. (Portland Me.: J. Adams, Jr., 1825). [View at]

Dibner, Martin, Portrait of Paris Hill: a Landmark Maine Village (Paris, Maine: Paris Hill Press, c1990).

Emery, Ruby C., Pinhook and Lines ([Bryant Pond, Me. : R.C. Emery], 1980).

Emery, Ruby C., History of Woodstock, Maine, 1797-1988 ([Bryant Pond, Me. : R.C. Emery], 1988).

Emery, Ruby C., Hamlin's Gore, 1816-1973 (Woodstock, Me.: Woodstock Historical Society, 2001).

French, Rev. William Riley, A History of Turner, Maine, from its settlement to 1886 (Portland, Me., Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1887). [View at]

Gage, Thomas Hovey, Jr., editor, Notes on the History of Waterford, Maine (Worcester, Mass.: unknown, 1913). [View at]

Gordon, William, History of Fryeburg: copied from William Gordon's writings, newspaper clippings, etc. ([Norway, Me.: G. W. Libby, 1933).

Hammond, Donna M., Hiram: Lest We Forget (Hiram, Me.: Hiram Historical Society, 2001).

Hankins, Jean, Index to Spurr's History of Otisfield (Otisfield, Me.: Published by the Otisfield Historical Society, 1994 (Scribner Hill Press)).

Heath, Lempi Yates, Memories of Lower Greenwood (Self published, 2005).

Heywood, Charles Errol, History of Upton, Maine (Norway, Me., Oxford Hills Press, 1973).

Howard, Alfred F, A History of Hanover, Maine 1774-1980 ([Manchester, Me.?]: A.F. Howard, 1983).

Kimball, E. G., "Town of Mexico Celebrates 150th Birthday," Lewiston Journal Magazine Section, Apr. 27, 1968.

King, Marquis Fayette, Annals of Oxford, Maine, from its incorporation, February 27, 1829 to 1850. Prefaced by a brief account of the settlement of Shepardsfield plantation, now Hebron and Oxford, and supplemented with genealogical notes from the earliest records of both towns and other sources. (Portland, Me., 1903).

Lapham, William Berry, Centennial History of Norway, Oxford County, Maine, 1786-1886 (Portland, Me.: Brown, Thurston & Co., 1886). [View at]

Lapham, William Berry, History of Bethel, formerly Sudbury, Canada, Oxford County, Maine (Augusta, Me.: Press of the Maine Farmer, 1891). [View at]

Lapham, William Berry, and Silas Packard Maxim, History of Paris, Maine, from its Settlement to 1880 (Paris, Me., Printed for the authors, 1884). [View at]

Lapham, William Berry, History of Rumford (Augusta Me.: Press of the Maine Farmer, 1890).

Lapham, William Berry, The History of Woodstock, Maine (Portland, Me., 1882). [View at]

Lawrence, Benjamin F., History of Jay, Franklin County, Maine (Boston, Mass.: Griffith-Stillings Press, 1912). [View at]

MacDonald, Sylvia Davis, Rita LaMountain, and E. Blanche Warren Anthony, Denmark, Maine past and present (Denmark, Maine: Printed by Cardinal Printing Co., 1977, 1976).

McLaughlin, William, Daily Pocket Diary of William McLaughlin (Dixfield, Maine) for the year 1861: an annotated transcription ([S.l. : s.n.], 2003).

Martin, Stuart F., New Pennacook Folks: A Historical Record of the Town of Rumford and the People who Lived Here (Rumford Point, Me. : S. Martin, 1980).

Monroe, Ira Thompson, History of the town of Livermore, Androscoggin county, Maine: from its inception in 1735 and its grant of land in 1772 to its organization and incorporation in 1795 up to the present time, 1928 (Lewiston, Me. : Printed by the Lewiston Journal Printshop, c1928).

Moore, Pauline Winchell, Blueberries and pusley weed. The story of Lovell, Maine (Kennebunk, Me.: Starr Press, 1970).

Moulton, Thomas, Porter, as a Portion of Maine (Portland, Me., Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1879). [Link]

Moulton, Virginia Plaisted, A History of Jay, Maine from its Settlement as Phips, Canada. (Camden, Me.: Penobscot Press, c1995).

Noyes, David, The History of Norway (Norway, Me.: Advertiser Press, 1852). [Link]

Poor, Agnes Blake, The Andover Memorials, 2nd ed. (Bryant Pond, Me.: Inman Printing, 1997).

Poor, Henry Varnum, "History of Andover, Maine . . . Purchase of the Township and Distribution of the Land," a supplement to the Rumford Falls Times, 13 Aug. 1904. [View at]

Prince, Rufus, Turner, Maine: two centuries of history, trivia and observations ([Rockport, Me.] : Penobscot Press, c2000).

Reiche, Howard C. The Smile of Providence: a History of Gilead, Maine, 1804-2004 (Falmouth, Me.: Long Point Press, 2004).

Richards, Philip W., Sweden, Maine: the Early Years (Denmark, Me.: Cardinal Printing Co., c1986).

Richards, Philip W., Sweden, Maine History: Volume Two, Adversity and Determination (Denmark, Me.: Cardinal Printing Co., c1989).

Sanborn, Evelyn, This way to Denmark: a vignette (somewhat enlarged) of a Maine town ([S.l. : s.n.], 1957 (Denmark, Me. : Cardinal Printing Co.)).

Segar, Nathaniel, A brief narrative of the captivity and sufferings of Lt. Nathan'l Segar: who was taken prisoner by the Indians and carried to Canada during the Revolutionary War (Paris, Me.: Printed at the Observer Office, and published at the Oxford Bookstore, 1825).

Souther, Samuel, The Centennial Celebration of the Settlement of Fryeburg, Me. (Worcester Mass.: Printed by Tyler & Seagrave, 1864). [View at]

Spurr, William Samuel, A History of Otisfield, Cumberland County, Maine, from the Original Grant to the Close of the Year 1944 (Oxford, Me.: W.S. Spurr, c1950). [View at]

Stickney, Mrs. E.A.G., Reminiscences of Brownfield: Short Sketches from the History of the Town (East Brownfield, Me.: Mrs. E.A.G. Stickney, 1901). [View at]

Stowell, Peter Russell, Frank Stanley's Scrapbook: from July 13, 1873 to July 18, 1947. ([Dixfield, Me.]: Dixfield Historical Society, 2003).

Sturtevant, Reginald H., A history of Livermore, Maine ([Lewiston, Me. : Twin City Printery, c1970]).

Teg, William, Hiram (Cornish, Maine: Webb-Smith Printing Co., c1941).

Teg, William, History of Brownfield, Maine (Denmark, Me.: Cardinal Printing Co., 1977, c1966).

Teg, William, History of Porter (Kezar Falls, Me.: Parsonfield-Porter Historical Society, c1957).

True, Nathaniel Tuckerman, The History of Bethel, Maine (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, c1994).

Turner, Hollis, The History of Peru in the County of Oxford and State of Maine from 1789 to 1911 ([Peru, Me.: Town of Peru, 1979]). [Link]

Vashaw, Norman A., What Was Ain't What Is: A Picture History of Canton, Maine ([S.l.]: Norm Vashaw & Bob Barrett, 1995 (Canton, Me.: Country Press Printing)).

Vaughn, Mary Searles, A History of the Town of Peru, Maine (Rumford, Me.: Rumford Publishing Co., 1971).

Warren, Henry P., Rev. William Warren, and Samuel Warren, The History of Waterford, Oxford County, Maine (Portland Me.: Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1879). [Link]

Washburn, Israel, Notes, historical, descriptive, and personal, of Livermore, in Androscoggin (formerly in Oxford) county, Maine (Portland, Bailey & Noyes, 1874). [View at]

Waterman, Charles Elmer, A City on a Hill (Paris Hill)... (Auburn, Me.: Press of Merrill & Webber Co., [1931]).

Wentworth, Bertram F. (editor), Waterford, Maine, 1875-1976 (Waterford Historical Society, c1977).

Whitman, Charles Foster, A History of Norway, Maine (Lewiston, Me.: Lewiston Journal Printshop and Bindery, 1924). [View at]

Wight, Carrie, Newry, Maine, 1805-1955 (Bethel, Me. : The Oxford County Citizen, 1955).

Wight, Paula M., Newry Profiles, 1805-1980 ([Maine? : P. M. Wight?, 1980?]).

Wilkins, Martha Fifield, Sunday River Sketches: A New England Chronicle (Rumford, Me.: Androscoggin Publications, 1977).

Williams, Robert Chadwell, Lovewell's Town: Lovell, Maine: From Howling Wilderness to Vacationland in Trust (Topsham, Me.: Just Write Books, 2007)

Wilson, Granville Payson, Pioneers of the Magalloway from 1820 to 1904 (Old Orchard, Me., The author, 1918). [View at]

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Town Registers

Mitchell, Harry Edward, compiler, The Norway register, 1903-4 ([Kent's Hill, Me.? : H.E. Mitchell Pub., 1903]) [Link]

______, The Town Register: Bethel, Greenwood, Hanover, Woodstock, Gilead. (Brunswick, Me.: The Maine Map & Register Co., 1911). [Link]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, Woodstock, Sumner and Buckfield Town Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell co., 1905). [Link]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Canton and Dixfield Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me. The H. E. Mitchell co., 1905). [Link]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Mexico, Peru and Hartford Town Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905).

Mitchell, Harold Edward, The Town Register, Otisfield, Harrison, Naples and Sebago: 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906). [View at]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Paris Register, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: The H. E. Mitchell co., 1906). [Link]

Mitchell, Harry Edward, and B. V. Davis, compilers, 1906 Town Register: Greenwood, Albany, Waterford, and East Stoneham (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906).

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Town Register: Oxford, Hebron, Minot, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1906).

Mitchell, Harry Edward, compiler, The Town Register, 1907: Brownfield, Denmark, Hiram and Porter (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1907).

Mitchell, Harry Edward, compiler, The Town Register: Fryeburg, Lovell, Sweden, Stow and Chatham (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1907). [Link]

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Vital Records

Ellis, Hiram and Clinton Ellis, Records of Births and Deaths Made by Mr. Hiram Ellis and Continued by His Son Mr. Clinton Ellis of Canton. (typescript, [1936?]). Available at the Maine State Library.

Foster, Angela, ed., Vital Records of Hartford, Maine (Camden, Me.: Picton Press, 2004).

McAllister, Donald L., and Lucille E. Nass, eds., Marriage Returns of Oxford County, Maine Prior to 1892 (Camden, Me.: Picton Press, c1993).

Spurr, William Samuel, ed., Vital Records of Otisfield, Maine, to the Year 1892; Births, Marriages and Deaths ([Portland, Me.] 1948). [Link]

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Church Records

______, Records of the North Livermore Baptist Church, Livermore, Maine ([S.l. : s.n., 1999]).

Wyman, Rev. D. T., Historical sketch of the First Baptist Church in Livermore, Maine (Portland, [Me.] : Press of Brown Thurston Co., 1893).

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______, Biographical Review . . . of leading citizens of Franklin and Oxford Counties, Maine (Biographical Review Pub. Co.: Boston, Mass., 1897). [Link]

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