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Fryeburg, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)



Previous Designations

Pequawket (Pegwacket, Pequaket, Piggwackett, etc.); the Frye Tract

Boundary Changes

Part of Brownfield Plantation (now Brownfield) was annexed in 1802

Land was set off to Denmark in 1813

An area known as "Texas" was set off from this town and Denmark to Bridgton in 1847

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Fryeburg, Fish Street, Fryeburg, Fryeburg Center, Harbor (Fryeburg Harbor), Highland Park, Menotomy, North Fryeburg, Pinehurst, West Fryeburg

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Bridgton, Brownfield, Chatham (N.H.), Conway (N.H.), Denmark, Lovell, Stow, Sweden


Maine Historical Maps: Fryeburg

Church Records

Rev. William Riley French Marriage and Funeral Records (1840 to 1893)

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Fryeburg

Fryeburg War of 1812 Soldiers

Fryeburg Civil War Soldiers

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Fryeburg

Fryeburg Historical Society

Maine Memory Network: Fryeburg


Barrows, John Stuart, (Disable ad blocker to view link)Fryeburg, Maine: an Historical Sketch [] (Fryeburg, Me.: Pequawket Press, 1938)

Davies, Charles Stewart, An address delivered on the commemoration at Fryeburg, May 19, 1825 (Portland Me.: J. Adams, Jr., 1825)

Gordon, William, History of Fryeburg: copied from William Gordon's writings, newspaper clippings, etc. ([Norway, Me.: G. W. Libby, 1933)

Jones, Diane L., History & Memories of North Fryeburg, Maine & Fryeburg Harbor (2020)

Lewis, Alonzo F., Festival of the Fryeburg septuagenarians, born in 1834 (Fryeburg, Me.: A. F. Lewis, 1904)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Town Register: Fryeburg, Lovell, Sweden, Stow and Chatham (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1907)

Ridlon, Gideon Tibbetts, Saco Valley settlements and families: historical, biographical, genealogical, traditional, and legendary... (Portland, Me.: G.T. Ridlon, 1895)

Souther, Samuel, The Centennial Celebration of the Settlement of Fryeburg, Me. (Worcester Mass.: Printed by Tyler & Seagrave, 1864)

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