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Oxford County
Maine

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Oxford County

Index to Locations

  • Bethel Woodland Cemetery
  • Buckfield Buckfield Village Cemetery
  • Canton Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Canton Point, Canton Hillside Cemetery
  • Dixfield Greenwood Cemetery
  • Fryeburg Pine Grove Cemetery
  • Fryeburg Smart Hill Cemetery
  • Fryeburg Village Cemetery
  • Durgintown, Hiram Wadsworth Cemetery
  • Center Lovell, Lovell Center Lovell Cemetery
  • Paris Unknown location
  • Paris Hillside Cemetery
  • Paris Old Cemetery
  • South Paris, Paris Norway Pine Grove Cemetery
  • South Paris, Paris Riverside Cemetery
  • Kezar Falls, Porter Riverside Cemetery
  • Bryant Pond, Woodstock Lakeside Cemetery


    Woodland Cemetery
    Bethel, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Moses Mason, Jr. (1789-1866) — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Born in New Hampshire, 1789. Democrat. Physician; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1833-37 (5th District 1833-35, 6th District 1835-37). Died in 1866 (age about 77 years). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      David Hammons (1808-1888) — of Bethel, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Cornish, York County, Maine, May 12, 1808. Democrat. Member of Maine state senate, 1840; U.S. Representative from Maine 1st District, 1847-49; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1864. Died in Bethel, Oxford County, Maine, November 7, 1888 (age 80 years, 179 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Buckfield Village Cemetery
    Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Henry Prince (1837-1912) — also known as Charles H. Prince — of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine; Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Born in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, May 9, 1837. Republican. Merchant; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1868-69; postmaster at Augusta, Ga., 1870-82; delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1872, 1876, 1880; insurance business; brush manufacturer; member of Maine state senate, 1901. Died in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, April 3, 1912 (age 74 years, 330 days). Interment at Buckfield Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married, January 30, 1859, to Eunice A. Atwood (1838-1930).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Canton, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      John Philip Swasey (1839-1928) — also known as John P. Swasey — of Canton, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, September 4, 1839. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1874; member of Maine state senate, 1875-76; member of Maine Governor's Council, 1883-84; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1908-11; defeated, 1910. Universalist. Member, Zeta Psi. Died in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, May 27, 1928 (age 88 years, 266 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Benjamin K. Swasey and Mary Davis (Perley) Swasey; married, March 4, 1862, to Mary A. Thorne.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Hillside Cemetery
    Canton Point, Canton, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Cornelius Holland (1783-1870) — of Canton, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Sutton, Worcester County, Mass., July 9, 1783. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Maine state constitutional convention, 1819; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1821-22; member of Maine state senate, 1825-26; justice of the peace; U.S. Representative from Maine 5th District, 1830-33. Died in Canton Point, Oxford County, Maine, June 2, 1870 (age 86 years, 328 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Greenwood Cemetery
    Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Horatio Bisbee, Jr. (1839-1916) — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Born in Canton, Oxford County, Maine, May 1, 1839. Republican. U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, 1869-73; U.S. Representative from Florida, 1877-79, 1881, 1882-85 (1st District 1877-79, 2nd District 1881, 1882-85). Died in Dixfield, Oxford County, Maine, March 27, 1916 (age 76 years, 331 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Pine Grove Cemetery
    Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      David R. Hastings (1823-1896) — of Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Born August 25, 1823. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1876 (member, Resolutions Committee), 1884. Died January 13, 1896 (age 72 years, 141 days). Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Mary J. Ellis.


    Smart Hill Cemetery
    Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      James Sullivan Wiley (1808-1891) — of Maine. Born in Maine, 1808. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maine 6th District, 1847-49. Died in 1891 (age about 83 years). Interment at Smart Hill Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Village Cemetery
    Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Judah Dana (1772-1845) — of Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Pomfret, Windham County, Conn., April 25, 1772. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Maine, 1836-37. Died in Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine, December 27, 1845 (age 73 years, 246 days). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Wheelock Ripley (1786-1835) — also known as James W. Ripley — of Fryeburg, Oxford County, Maine. Born in New Hampshire, 1786. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Maine 5th District, 1826-30. Died in 1835 (age about 49 years). Interment at Village Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Eleazar Wheelock Ripley (1782-1839).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Wadsworth Cemetery
    Durgintown, Hiram, Oxford County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1829) — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Born in Duxbury, Plymouth County, Mass., May 6, 1748. Merchant; served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Adjutant General of Massachusetts, 1778; land agent; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1792; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, 1793-1807 (4th District 1793-95, 2nd District 1795-97, at-large 1797-1805, 15th District 1805-07). Died in Hiram, Oxford County, Maine, November 12, 1829 (age 81 years, 190 days). Interment at Wadsworth Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Elizabeth Barlett (1753-1825); grandfather of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882; poet).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Center Lovell Cemetery
    Center Lovell, Lovell, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick William Dallinger (1871-1955) — also known as Frederick W. Dallinger — of Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass.; Center Lovell, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., October 2, 1871. Republican. Lawyer; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1894-95; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1896-99; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1915-25, 1926-32; defeated, 1912; candidate for U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, 1924; Associate Judge of U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1932-42. Episcopalian. Died in North Conway, Conway, Carroll County, N.H., September 5, 1955 (age 83 years, 338 days). Interment at Center Lovell Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of William W. Dallinger and Elizabeth (Kingman) Dallinger; married, August 29, 1900, to Blanche Russell.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Albert John Stearns (1873-1959) — also known as Albert J. Stearns — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Lovell, Oxford County, Maine, October 9, 1873. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1940 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, May 10, 1959 (age 85 years, 213 days). Interment at Center Lovell Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph F. Stearns (1842-1905) and Ellen (Russell) Stearns (1847-1931); married 1900 to Alice Marion Wheeler (1878-1946); married 1948 to Theresa R. Richmond (1882-1968).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Unknown Location
    Paris, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Stanley Matthews Wheeler (1884-1972) — also known as Stanley M. Wheeler — of Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, 1884. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1925-28; member of Maine state senate 3rd District, 1929-32. Died in 1972 (age about 88 years). Interment somewhere.


    Hillside Cemetery
    Paris, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Andrews (1814-1852) — of Maine. Born in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, February 11, 1814. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1839-43; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1842; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1851-52; died in office 1852. Died in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, April 30, 1852 (age 38 years, 79 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Mary I. Mellen (1860-1919) — of Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in May, 1860. Democrat. Postmaster at Paris, Maine, 1895-97. Female. Died April 4, 1919 (age 58 years, 0 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Old Cemetery
    Paris, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Virgil Delphini Parris (1807-1874) — also known as Virgil D. Parris — of Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Buckfield, Oxford County, Maine, February 18, 1807. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Maine state legislature, 1830; U.S. Representative from Maine, 1838-41 (2nd District 1838-39, 6th District 1839-41). Died in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, June 13, 1874 (age 67 years, 115 days). Interment at Old Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Josiah K. Parris and Experience (Lowden) Parris; married, December 30, 1833, to Columbia Rawson; first cousin of Albion Keith Parris (1788-1857).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Norway Pine Grove Cemetery
    South Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Donald Barrows Partridge (1891-1946) — also known as Donald B. Partridge — of Norway, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Norway, Oxford County, Maine, June 7, 1891. Republican. U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1931-33. Died in Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, June 5, 1946 (age 54 years, 363 days). Interment at Norway Pine Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    South Paris, Paris, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Rufus King Goodenow (1790-1863) — of Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., April 24, 1790. Whig. Served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Oxford County Clerk of Courts, 1821-37; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1837-38; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1849-51. Died in Paris, Oxford County, Maine, March 24, 1863 (age 72 years, 334 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Rufus King
      Relatives: Brother of Robert Goodenow (1800-1874).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Riverside Cemetery
    Kezar Falls, Porter, Oxford County, Maine
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Sidney Reed Batchelder (1895-1965) — also known as Sidney R. Batchelder — of Kezar Falls, Parsonfield, York County, Maine. Born in Kennebunk, York County, Maine, April 10, 1895. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Maine state house of representatives, 1937-41; member of Maine state senate 1st District, 1941-49. Methodist. Member, Kiwanis; Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; American Legion. Died June 5, 1965 (age 70 years, 56 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Timothy S. Batchelder and Ida B. Batchelder; married to Elizabeth L. Stevens.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lakeside Cemetery
    Bryant Pond, Woodstock, Oxford County, Maine
    Politicians buried here:
      Sidney Perham (1819-1907) — of Paris, Oxford County, Maine. Born in Woodstock, Oxford County, Maine, March 27, 1819. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives, 1855; Presidential Elector for Maine, 1856, 1892; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1863-69; Governor of Maine, 1871-74. Died April 10, 1907 (age 88 years, 14 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married 1843 to Almina J. Hathaway.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


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