The Records of Oxford, Massachusetts: Including Chapters of Nipmuck, Huguenot and English History - Accompanied with Biographical Sketches and Notes, 1630-1890, with Manners and Fashions of the Time (Google eBook)

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Genealogical Publishing Com, Jun 1, 2009 - History - 613 pages
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This impeccably prepared guidebook teaches us how to find ancestors on both the Maine and New Brunswick sides of the Upper Saint John River Valley, a region that ultimately became home to the indigenous Maliseets, Acadians, French-Canadians, Irish, a few Scots, and a few (mostly English) Loyalists. The extant records of the valley (found in both local and distant archives) extend from 1792 to the 20th century, and, following his historical introduction, Mr. Findlen devotes the bulk of his narrative to an inventory of them. The researcher will find separate chapters devoted to each of the following record categories: church registers (probably the most valuable of all records), vital records, marriages, cemetery records, censuses, land records, will and probate documents, newspapers, as well as the various record repositories themselves.
  

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Contents

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III
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IV
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V
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VI
36
VII
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VIII
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XVII
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XIX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XLI
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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L
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LI
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LII
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LIII
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LIV
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LV
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LVI
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LVII
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LVIII
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LIX
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LX
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LXI
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LXII
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About the author (2009)

Chrystia Freeland grew up in Peace River, Alberta. She began reporting on Russia as Moscow bureau chief for the "Financial Times in January 1995. Before that, she was their Eastern European correspondent. She has also written for "The Economist and the "Washington Post from Kiev, Ukraine, where she was based from 1991 to 1993. She obtained her BA from Harvard, and received a Rhodes Scholarship. At Oxford University, she earned her Master's of Slavonic Studies. Chrystia Freeland lives in Toronto where she is Deputy Editor of "The Globe and Mail.

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