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Maine Resource Guide: Riley Township, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)


As Riley Plantation; organization surrendered in 1879

Previous Designations

Township Letter A No. 1 (TA1), or Letter A No. 1 (sometimes mistakenly called Township Letter A, First Range); Ketchum (Ketcham)

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Ketchum (former settlement)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Gilead, Grafton Township, Newry, Success Township (N.H.)

Census Records

Riley Township Census Abstracts, 1810-1930


Historical USGS Maps of Riley, Maine

Census Records

1837 Census of Riley, (Letter A#1), Oxford Co., Maine

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Riley Plantation, Oxford, Maine


Wilkins, Martha Fifield, Sunday River Sketches: A New England Chronicle (Rumford, Me.: Androscoggin Publications, 1977)

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