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Maine Resource Guide: Brownfield, Oxford County

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County · Incorporated · 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)


Incorporated

1802 from Brownfield Plantation


Boundary Changes

A part of Porterfield was annexed in 1807, when the town of Porter was incorporated

Land set off to Denmark in 1821 and 1907, and to Hiram in 1852

Land annexed from Porter in 1831, 1832, and 1855


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Brownfield (Brownfield Center), Brownfield Station (or Brownfield Depot; former railroad station in East Brownfield), East Brownfield, Merrill Corner, North Brownfield, West Brownfield


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Conway (N.H.), Denmark, Eaton (N.H.), Fryeburg, Hiram, Porter


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Brownfield, Maine


Cemeteries

Brownfield, ME Cemetery Search


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Brownfield


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Brownfield, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Brownfield

Maine Memory Network: Brownfield


Bibliography

______, Brownfield centennial, 1802-1902: commemorative service, Sunday, August 24, 1902 [Ancestry.com] (Brownfield, Maine?: unknown, 1902)

Bean, Eli B., History of Brownfield, Maine

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

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

Ridlon, Gideon Tibbetts, Saco Valley settlements and families: historical, biographical, genealogical, traditional, and legendary... (Portland, Me.: G.T. Ridlon, 1895)

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)

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

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