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Maine Resource Guide: Albany Township, Oxford County

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County · Organized · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)


Organized

1802 as Oxford Plantation


Incorporated

1803 as the town of Albany; organization surrendered in 1937


Previous Designations

Township Number Five; Orange Township; Orangetown


Boundary Changes

Part was set off to Waterford in 1811


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Hunts Corner (Hunt's Corner), Lynchville, North Albany (former post office), South Albany (former post office), Town House


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Greenwood, Mason Township, Norway, Stoneham, Waterford


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Albany, Maine


Cemeteries

York Cemetery, Albany Township


Military Records

Capt. William Wheeler's Company, War of 1812 (raised in Rumford, Bethel, Newry, Andover, Peru, Dixfield, Albany, Waterford, and Norway)

Albany Civil War Soldiers


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Albany, Oxford, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Albany

Albany Township, Maine


Bibliography

Labbie, Edith, "Winds of Changes are Blowing in Albany, Maine," Lewiston Evening Journal Magazine Section, 16 Aug. 1975

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

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