Woodstock, Oxford County, Maine

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 County

Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)

 Incorporated

1815

 Previous Designations

Township No. 3 (Number Three)

The town is composed mostly of Dummer Academy and Gorham Academy Grants, and Hamlin's Gore (sometimes incorrectly called "Hamlin's Grant")

 Boundary Changes

Two lots were set off to Paris in 1825; an additional estate was set off to that town in 1827, and partly reannexed in 1841, along with another half-lot; a portion of the estate set off in 1827 was set off again in 1880

Part of Milton Plantation (now Milton Township) was annexed in 1853

Hamlin's Gore Plantation (organized in 1826) was annexed in 1872

One lot from Greenwood was annexed in 1893

 Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bryant Pond (Bryant's Pond), North Woodstock (Pinhook), Sigotch, Skunk's Misery, South Woodstock, Stephen's Mills (or Woodstock Corner, a defunct village)

 Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bethel, Greenwood, Milton Township, Peru, Sumner, West Paris

 Maps

Map of Woodstock, c. 1911

Historical USGS Maps of Woodstock, Maine

 Cemetery Records

Briggs Yard, Woodstock

Bryant Cemetery, Woodstock

Curtis Hill Cemetery, Woodstock

Cushman Cemetery, Woodstock

Day Cemetery, Woodstock

Dudley Hill Cemetery, Woodstock

Dunham Cemetery, Woodstock

Hamlin's Gore Cemetery, Woodstock

Luther Whitman Cemetery, Woodstock

Packard Cemetery, Woodstock

Swan Cemetery, Woodstock

Whitman Cemetery, Woodstock

 Military Records

Woodstock Civil War Soldiers

World War I Soldiers Index: Woodstock

 Miscellaneous Resources

Woodstock Prohibition Vote, 1845

History of Hamlin's Gore

History of the North Paris Baptist Church

 General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Woodstock, Oxford, Maine

MEGenWeb Project: Woodstock

Maine Memory Network: Woodstock

Maine Memory Network: Bryant Pond

 Bibliography

______, The Town Register: Bethel, Greenwood, Hanover, Woodstock, Gilead (Brunswick, Me.: The Maine Map & Register Co., 1911)

Emery, Ruby C., Pinhook and Lines ([Bryant Pond, Me.: R.C. Emery], 1980)

Emery, Ruby C., History of Woodstock, Maine, 1797-1988 ([Bryant Pond, Me.: R.C. Emery], 1988)

Emery, Ruby C., Hamlin's Gore, 1816-1973 (Woodstock, Me.: Woodstock Historical Society, 2001)

Lapham, William Berry, The History of Woodstock, Maine: with family sketches and an appendix (Portland Me.: S. Berry, printer, 1882)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, Woodstock, Sumner and Buckfield Town Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me., The H. E. Mitchell co., 1905)

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