Maine Places

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Riley Township, Oxford County

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County

Oxford County (set off from York County in 1805)


Organized

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.)


Maps

Maine Historical Maps: Riley Township


Cemetery Records

Riley Plantation (Ketchum) Cemetery, Riley Township


Census Records

1837 Maine Surplus Revenue Census

Riley Township Census Abstracts, 1810-1930


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Riley Plantation, Oxford, Maine


Bibliography

"Riley Plantation," Oxford Democrat, 16 Sept. 1864.

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

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