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Maine Resource Guide: Milton Township, Oxford County

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

County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


Organized

1842 as Milton Plantation; organization surrendered in 1939


Previous Designations

Part of Township No. 2 comprising grants to Milton Academy and the proprietors of Buxton, the remainder of the township being organized as Franklin Plantation on the same date


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to Woodstock in 1853


Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Milton, Milton


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Peru, Rumford, Woodstock


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Milton, Maine


Census Records

1837 Census of Number Two Township, Oxford Co., Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Milton Plantation


General Resources

Maine Memory Network: Milton Twp.


Bibliography

Martin, Stuart F., New Pennacook Folks: A Historical Record of the Town of Rumford and the People who Lived Here (Rumford Point, Me.: S. Martin, 1980)

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