? Franklin County, Massachusetts Genealogy and History


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Franklin County, Massachusetts
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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.
Town Hall

 
Ashfield * Bernardston * Buckland * Charlemont * Colrain * Conway * Deerfield *  Erving * Gill * Greenfield * Hawley * Heath * Leverett * Leyden * Monroe * Montague * New Salem * Northfield * Orange * Rowe * Shelburne * Shutesbury * Sunderland * Warwick * Wendell * Whately *


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Franklin County Data

Church Histories / Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:  Coming soon:  Gill Marriages

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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