Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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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

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

Census

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].