? Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy and History


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Franklin County

Created on 24 June 1811 from the northern third of Hampshire County.
Named for Benjamin Franklin who was born and raised in Massachusetts
Franklin County exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government
The traditional county seat is Greenfield.
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Website Updates:

7/15/17 - News from Apr 23, 1936:
                Visiting News
                Marriage notice of local girl
                Robbery
                Silver Wedding Anniversary

7/13/17: Fisher girls have whooping cough,  
             Who is visiting who
             Mr. Witto involved in auto accident
             Village Cemetery, Charlemont

7/2/17: 1890 Veterans' Census of Leyden , Shutesbury Bernardston in French Indian War

6/9/17: Pease-Moore marriage

5/6/17: Obituaries Hemon, Baker, Misewich, Walczak
                 Marriage Application - French-Samuels

4/18/17: Colrain Births to end of 1849
4/9/17: Biographies, Joseph Aldrich & George Alexander

4/7/17: Viet Nam & Korea Casualties from Franklin County

4/6/17: Biographies of Hawley people
               updated cemeteries
               accidental deaths and fires 

3/29/17- Charlemont Deaths to 1850
3/28/17:  Gill Marriages  to 1850
3/16/17: The Battle of Bloody Brook

2/12/17: Biography of Joshua Graves
Obituaries: Ballard, Harwood, Cobb, Pike Denison
Crime: William Bemis
2/19/17: Deadly train wreck outside Deerfield
2/27/17: Franklin County Deaths & Deerfield & Greenfield Deaths for 1886


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