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Maine Resource Guide: Hebron, Oxford County

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

County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


Incorporated

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


Maps

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


Bibliography

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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