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Freeman is an extinct plantation and town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the East Central Franklin townships of Franklin County, Maine. Freeman was settled in 1797 and incorporated as a town in 1808 from the Little River Plantation. Freeman's incorporation was surrendered in 1937.
Other names: Township 3 R2 West of Kennebec River; Little River Plantation; Falmouth; Falmouth Township.
Records. Residents of Freeman were enumerated in West Portland in the 1800 federal census.
Freeman town and vital records, 1843-1877, are preserved in Strong, Maine. A microfilm copy of Freeman town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 012069 Item 5. See also George A. Thompson, and Janet Thompson, A genealogical history of Freeman, Maine, 1796-1938 : in three volumes (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, 1996). At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.172/F2 D2t.
- ↑ Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine] in Maine Genealogy (accessed 20 April 2013).
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