History of Rumford, Oxford County, Maine


From its first settlement in 1779 to 1890. Originally published in 1890.



Published in 1890, these thirty-seven chapters cover an in-depth history of the town of Rumford. Starting with the physical description of the land of Rumford, as well as a brief sketch of the parent town, Concord, New Hampshire, this book covers most aspects of the history of Rumford to 1890, including the early settlers, abstracts of town records, the Androscoggin River, the local Indians, church and postal history, medical and legal history, Rumford Falls and the civil officers of Rumford. Included are also data on deaths, marriages, the Census of 1850, personal sketches and over 150 pages of family records. A newly accomplished every-name index is also included. Illustrated. 6×9, softcover. (515 pp; 9781935573890) $24.95