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Maine Resource Guide: Hebron, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


1792 from Shepardsfield Plantation

Previous Designations

Bog Brook Plantation; Shepardstown; Sheppardsfield; Shepherdsfield

Boundary Changes

The town's boundaries were corrected in 1804, and a part of Buckfield annexed to compensate for the loss of territory elsewhere

Two estates in the southeast corner of Paris were annexed in 1818

Land was set off to form Oxford in 1829

Cities, Locations and Settlements

East Hebron, East Hebron Station (former railroad station), Greenwood Mountain (former post office), Hebron, Hebron Station (former post office at East Hebron Station), Paine Corner

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Buckfield, Oxford, Minot, Paris, Turner


Historical USGS Maps of Hebron, Maine

Plan of Shepardsfield

Military Records

Hebron Soldiers in the War of 1812

World War I Soldiers Index: Hebron

Vital Records

Record of Marriages by Rev. John Tripp of Hebron

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hebron, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hebron

MEGenWeb Project: Hebron

Maine Memory Network: Hebron


King, Marquis Fayette, Annals of Oxford, Maine, from its incorporation, February 27, 1829 to 1850. Prefaced by a brief account of the settlement of Shepardsfield plantation, now Hebron and Oxford, and supplemented with genealogical notes from the earliest records of both towns and other sources (Portland, Me., 1903)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Town Register: Oxford, Hebron, Minot, 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

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