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Maine Resource Guide: Waterford, Oxford County

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

County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County and York County in 1805)


Incorporated

1797 from Waterford Plantation


Previous Designations

Old No. 5


Boundary Changes

Part of Albany (now Albany Township) was annexed in 1811


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bisbeetown, East Waterford (formerly Rice's Junction, Rices Junction), Sodom (formerly Frost Corner), North Waterford, South Waterford (formerly Waterford City), Waterford (Waterford Flat)

The northern part of town was once called "Rowley"


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Albany Township, Bridgton, Harrison, Lovell, Norway, Stoneham, Sweden


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Waterford, Maine

Daniel Chaplin Map of North Waterford, Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Waterford

Capt. William Wheeler's Company, War of 1812 (raised in Rumford, Bethel, Newry, Andover, Peru, Dixfield, Albany, Waterford, and Norway)

Waterford Civil War Soldiers


Miscellaneous Resources

Waterford Taxpayers, 1797 & 1875


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Waterford, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Waterford

Maine Memory Network: Waterford

Maine Memory Network: E. Waterford

Maine Memory Network: N.Waterford

Waterford, Maine: Pictures and Documents


Bibliography

Gage, Thomas Hovey, Jr., editor, Notes on the History of Waterford, Maine (Worcester, Mass.: unknown, 1913)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, and B. V. Davis, comp., 1906 Town Register: Greenwood, Albany, Waterford, and East Stoneham (Brunswick, Me.: H. E. Mitchell Co., 1906)

Warren, Henry P., Rev. William Warren, and Samuel Warren, The history of Waterford, Oxford County, Maine, comprising Historical address, by Henry P. Warren; record of families, by Rev. William Warren, D.D.; centennial proceedings, by Samuel Warren (Portland Me.: Hoyt, Fogg & Donham, 1879)

Wentworth, Bertram F. ,ed., Waterford, Maine, 1875-1976 (Waterford Historical Society, c1977)

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