Difference between revisions of "Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m
m (resized thumb)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > Franklin County'' [[Image:Ma-franklin.png|right|300px]]  
+
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > Franklin County'' [[Image:Ma-franklin.png|right|400px]]  
  
 
== [http://lwvma.org/govcounty.shtml County Courthouse]  ==
 
== [http://lwvma.org/govcounty.shtml County Courthouse]  ==

Revision as of 06:33, 16 September 2008

United States > Massachusetts > Franklin County
Ma-franklin.png

County Courthouse

The legislature approved special charters to allow Franklin and Hampshire counties to become regional councils of government.

History

  • Named for Benjamin Franklin

Parent County

  • Created 24 June 1811 from Hampshire County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Greenfield
  • Towns: Ashfield . Bernardston . Buckland . Charlemont . Colrain . Conway . Deerfield . Erving . Gill . Hawley . Heath . Leverett . Leyden . Monroe . Montague . New Salem . Northfield . Orange . Rowe . Shelburne . Shutesbury . Sunderland . Warwick . Wendell . Whately
  • Communities: Millers Falls . Northfield . Orange . Shelburne Falls . South Deerfield . Turners Falls
  • Village: Lake Pleasant

Neighboring Counties

Berkshire | Hampshire | Worcester | Windham County, Vermont | Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

  • US Vol. 24
    • page 87 - Atwood Family cemetery

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References