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Maine Resource Guide: Hartford, Oxford County

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

County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


Incorporated

1798 from East Butterfield Plantation


Previous Designations

The easterly parts of Townships No. 6 and No. 7; East Butterfield


Boundary Changes

Part of Plantation No. One (now Peru) was annexed in 1807

The north lot of Chandler's Gore, lying east of the town, was annexed in 1834, the remainder by Livermore

Land was set off to Canton in 1838, 1839, and 1850

Eight estates in the southeast part of town called "the Gore" were set off to Buckfield in 1856

Land was set off to Buckfield in 1862


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Hartford, Hartford (Hartford Center), North Hartford, South Hartford


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Buckfield, Canton, Livermore, Peru, Sumner, Turner


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Hartford, Maine


Military Records

Hartford Company, War of 1812

World War I Soldiers Index: Hartford


Vital Records

Hartford Vital Records, 1906-07

Hartford Vital Records, 1907-08

Hartford Vital Records, 1908-09

Hartford Vital Records, 1909-10

Hartford Vital Records, 1910-11

Hartford Vital Records, 1911-12

Hartford Vital Records, 1912-13

Hartford Vital Records, 1913-14


Miscellaneous Resources

History of the Sumner and Hartford Baptist Church


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hartford, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hartford

Maine Memory Network: Hartford


Bibliography

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

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

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

Parsons, Mrs. Harold E., A Brief History of the Town of Hartford, Maine (Hartford, Me., 1974)

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