FRANKLIN COUNTY

BOOKS AND OTHER RESOURCES FOUND AT THE BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY ON
FRANKLIN COUNTY HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
(in Bangor Room unless otherwise stated)
 

Directories

  • Chadbourne, Ava Harriet. Maine place names and the peopling of its towns : Franklin and Androscoggin Counties. Publisher Freeport, Me.: Bond Wheelwright Co., 1957 Edition County ed 974.108.C344mf

General

  • General Biographical review; this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Oxford and Franklin counties, Maine Publisher Boston, Biographical review publishing company, 1897 920.B52b
  • "Paper talks" in Western Maine, [Hampden, Me.: Impact Publications], c1984 Edition 4th ed 974.17.21 (1992 - 2000 not all editions)
  • York, Vincent. The Sandy River & its valley, 1976. ( Farmington, Me.: The Knowlton & McLeary Co.)974.17.22

  • Franklin historical magazine Vol.1, no.1, April, 1881 : a magazine devoted to the history and topography of Franklin County 974.17.12

Maps

  • Hoar, Jay S. Small-town motion pictures, and other sketches of Franklin County, Maine. Publisher [Farmington, Me., Printed by Knowlton & McLeary Co.] 1969 974.17.18.

Microfilm

  • United States. Census Office. 11th census, 1890, Schedules enumerating Union veterans and widows of Union veterans of the Civil War : Maine. [microform], Washington : National Archives, 1948 F973.7441.A3 part 1 and part 2

  • Also available are censuses on microfilm for a limited number of counties:

  • State of Maine Census for 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1920

  • The indexes for some of the censuses are located in the Microfilm Room for easy reference

Websites for Franklin Genealogy Research

USGEN WEB for Franklin County

Cemetery Records Online for Franklin County