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Maine Resource Guide: Otisfield, Oxford County

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

County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1978)


Organized

1787 as Otisfield Plantation


Incorporated

1798


Previous Designations

Otisfield Township


Boundary Changes

Phillips Gore (in some records called Shepards Gore) was annexed in 1803

Land was set off to form Harrison in 1805 and Naples in 1834

Land was set off to Naples in 1848

Part of Phillips Gore was set off to Oxford in 1830

Part of Thompson Pond Plantation was annexed in 1830, and part of Poland was annexed in 1858

An unincorporated gore was annexed in 1933


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bolsters Mills (Bolster's Mills), Chambers Corner, Dunkertown, East Otisfield, Gould Corner, Oaks (former post office), Otisfield (Spurrs Corner), Otisfield Gore, Rayville, Wright Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Casco, Harrison, Naples, Norway, Oxford, Poland


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Otisfield, Maine

Plan of Otisfield


Cemeteries

Otisfield Cemeteries


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Otisfield

Otisfield Military Information


Vital Records

Accidental Deaths in Otisfield, 1803-1940

Otisfield Vital Records


Miscellaneous Resources

Otisfield Taxpayers, 1809


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Otisfield, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Otisfield

MEGenWeb Project: Otisfield

Maine Memory Network: Otisfield


Bibliography

______, Sketch of the life and times of Dr. David Ray (Boston, Mass., 1881)

Hankins, Jean, Index to Spurr's History of Otisfield (Otisfield, Me.: Published by the Otisfield Historical Society, 1994 (Scribner Hill Press))

Mitchell, Harold Edward, The Town Register, Otisfield, Harrison, Naples and Sebago: 1906 (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Spurr, William Samuel, A History of Otisfield, Cumberland County, Maine, from the Original Grant to the Close of the Year 1944 [Ancestry.com] (Oxford, Me.: W.S. Spurr, c1950)

Spurr, William Samuel, ed., Vital Records of Otisfield, Maine, to the Year 1892; Births, Marriages and Deaths ([Portland, Me.] 1948)

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