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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
county seat is Greenfield.
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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Histories / Records
Oct 2017 - Death of Evangelist Dwight
Sept 2017 -
updating pages to be Mobile Friendly
9/9/17 - 1851 Marriages
9/2/17 - 1851 Marriages
7/15/17 - News from
7/13/17: Fisher girls have whooping
Who is visiting
involved in auto accident
Veterans' Census of Leyden
in French Indian War
5/6/17: Obituaries Hemon, Baker, Misewich,
Marriage Application -
4/18/17: Colrain Births to end of
4/9/17: Biographies, Joseph Aldrich & George
Nam & Korea Casualties from Franklin
4/6/17: Biographies of Hawley people
3/29/17- Charlemont Deaths to
accidental deaths and
3/28/17: Gill Marriages
3/16/17: The Battle of Bloody
of Joshua Graves
Obituaries: Ballard, Harwood, Cobb, Pike
2/19/17: Deadly train wreck outside
2/27/17: Franklin County Deaths
& Deerfield &
Greenfield Deaths for
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