Maine Places

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Hartford, Oxford County

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Oxford County (set off from Cumberland County in 1805)


1798 from East Butterfield Plantation

Previous Designations

The easterly parts of Townships No. 6 and No. 7; East Butterfield

Boundary Changes

Part of Plantation No. One (now Peru) was annexed in 1807

The north lot of Chandler's Gore, lying east of the town, was annexed in 1834, the remainder by Livermore

Land was set off to Canton in 1838, 1839, and 1850

Eight estates in the southeast part of town called "the Gore" were set off to Buckfield in 1856

Land was set off to Buckfield in 1862

Villages, Locations and Settlements

East Hartford, Hartford (Hartford Center), North Hartford, South Hartford

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Buckfield, Canton, Livermore, Peru, Sumner, Turner


Maine Historical Maps: Hartford

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Hartford

Vital Records

Hartford Vital Records, 1906-07

Hartford Vital Records, 1907-08

Hartford Vital Records, 1908-09

Hartford Vital Records, 1909-10

Hartford Vital Records, 1910-11

Hartford Vital Records, 1911-12

Hartford Vital Records, 1912-13

Hartford Vital Records, 1913-14

Miscellaneous Resources

History of the Sumner and Hartford Baptist Church

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Hartford, Oxford, Maine

Official Website: Town of Hartford

Maine Memory Network: Hartford


______, Centennial History of the Town of Sumner, Me., 1798-1898 (West Sumner Me.: C.E. Handy, Jr., 1899)

Covell, Clara Eudora, History of Dunham Family, Hartford, Maine, formerly of Carver, Massachusetts

Foster, Angela, comp., Vital Records of Hartford, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2004)

Libby, Wilbur A., Hartford, Maine History (1985)

Mitchell, Harry Edward, The Mexico, Peru and Hartford Town Register, 1905 (Brunswick, Me.: H.E. Mitchell Co., 1905)

Parsons, Mrs. Harold E., A Brief History of the Town of Hartford, Maine (Hartford, Me., 1974)

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