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Maine Resource Guide: Andover, Oxford County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Military Records · Vital Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)


Incorporated

1804 as the town of East Andover; name changed in 1820 to Andover


Previous Designations

East Andover


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Andover (Andover Corner), East Andover, South Andover


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Andover North Surplus, Andover West Surplus, Byron, Newry, Roxbury, Rumford


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Andover, Maine


Military Records

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

Andover Military Men and Women


Vital Records

Andover Vital Records


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Andover, Oxford, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Andover

Maine Memory Network: Andover


Bibliography

______, Andover: the first 175 years (Andover, Me.: The Friday Club, 1979)

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)

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