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Berlin is an extinct town of Franklin County, Maine, now an unorganized territory (township) of Township 6 North of Weld. Berlin was established in 1824 from the Township 6 AP (also known as Number 6 Plantation).[1] The 1837 population was 470, and 2,175 bushels of wheat were grown there.[2] In 1842 her incorporation was repealed.[3] This place is now identified as Township 6 North of Weld in the West Central Franklin townships of Franklin County.

County. What is now Franklin County was set off from Lincoln to Kennebec County in 1799; to Somerset County in 1809; to Franklin County in 1838.[4]

Records. Berlin town and vital records, 1822-1851, are preserved in Phillips, Maine. A microfilm copy of Berlin town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 011744 Item 2.

Adjacent towns: Madrid Township | Phillips | Township E | Weld | Oxford County:  Byron

References

  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 151. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. Berlin, Maine at New England Towns.org (accessed 19 April 2013).
  3. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, cities, towns, and plantations of Maine : a handbook of incorporations, dissolutions, and boundary changes (Portland, Maine : The Survey, 1940), 103. Digital copy.
  4. Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine] in Maine Genealogy (accessed 20 April 2013).

 

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