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Maine Resource Guide: Buxton, York County

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

County

York County


Incorporated

1772 from Narraganset No. 1 Plantation


Previous Designations

Narragansett Township No. 1


Boundary Changes

Land set off to Standish in 1824


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bar Mills, Buxton, Buxton Center, Chicopee, East Buxton, Emory Corner, Groveville, Haines Meadow (former post office), Kimbles Corner, Roberts Corner, Salmon Falls, South Buxton, Tory Hill, West Buxton


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Dayton, Gorham, Hollis, Saco, Scarborough, Standish


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Buxton, Maine


Church Records

Buxton Church of Christ Admissions, 1764-1818

Buxton Owners and Recognizers of Baptismal Covenant, 1763-1813

Buxton Church of Christ Baptisms, 1763-1819

Buxton Church of Christ Marriages, 1763-1819


Vital Records

Buxton Church of Christ Baptisms, 1763-1819

Buxton Church of Christ Marriages, 1763-1819


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Buxton, York, Maine

Official Website: Town of Buxton

MEGenWeb Project: Buxton

Maine Memory Network: Buxton


Bibliography

______, A report of the proceedings at the celebration of the first centennial anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Buxton, Maine, held at Buxton, Aug. 14, 1872: being a full account of the exercises of the day, historical address, oration, poem, toasts, and letters recieved relating thereto, with an appendix, containing geneological sketches of the pioneers of the town, and a list of the Revolutionary soldiers from Buxton, as far as can be ascertained (Portland Me.: Dresser, McLellan & Co., 1874)

______, The Records of the Church of Christ in Buxton, Me., During the Pastorate of Rev. Paul Coffin, D.D. (Cambridge, Mass.: Press of John Wilson & Son, 1868)

______, Records of the proprietors of Narraganset township, no. 1, now the town of Buxton, York county, Maine, from August 1st, 1733, to January 4th, 1811 with a documentary introduction by William F. Goodwin (Concord, N.H.: Priv. print., 1871)

______, The one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the incorporation of the town of Buxton, Maine: held at Buxton Lower Corner, August 16, 1922: with additional history [Ancestry.com] (Portland, Me.: Southworth Press, 1926)

Bailey, J. M., Genealogy of the Hobson family of Buxton, Maine (Saco, Me.: Noyes & Co., Steam Printers, 1875)

Coffin, Charles, "The Narragansett Townships," Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Vol. 2 (Portland, Me.: Published for the Society, 1847)

Coffin, Rev. Paul, "Memoir and Journals of Rev. Paul Coffin, D. D., of Buxton, Me.," Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Vol. 4 (Portland, Me.: Published for the Society, 1856)

Mitchell, H. E., The town register, Gorham and Buxton, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

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

Williams, Nathaniel West, An address, delivered at Buxton, Maine, in the Congregational meeting-house: being the first centennial celebration of the settlement of this town (Portland, Me.: Thurston & Co., 1850)

Woodman, Cyrus, The Woodmans of Buxton, Maine: a list of the children, and of the grandchildren and great grandchildren bearing the Woodman name, of Joseph, Joshua, and Nathan Woodman, who settled in Narraganset No. 1, now Buxton, Me.: preceded by a list and some account of the families of Benjamin, Joshua and Edward, from whom they were descended (Boston: unknown, 1874)

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