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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Berlin'''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Maine, United States Genealogy|Maine]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Franklin County, Maine Genealogy|Franklin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Berlin'''  
  
'''Berlin''' is an extinct town formerly in [[Franklin County, Maine]]. Berlin was established in 1824 from the Township 6 AP (also known as Number 6 Plantation).<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 151. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> The 1837 population was 470, and 2,175 bushels of wheat were grown there.<ref>[http://newenglandtowns.org/maine/berlin Berlin, Maine] at ''New England Towns.org'' (accessed 19 April 2013).</ref> In 1842 her incorporation was repealed.<ref>Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, cities, towns, and plantations of Maine : a handbook of incorporations, dissolutions, and boundary changes'' (Portland, Maine : The Survey, 1940), 103. [https://dcms.lds.org/view/action/ieViewer.do?dps_pid=IE745238&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;dps_dvs=1366407214513~105&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;dps_pid=IE745238&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;change_lng=en Digital copy].</ref> This place is now identified as '''Township 6 North of Weld'''.  
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'''Berlin''' is an extinct town of [[Franklin County, Maine]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) of '''Township 6 North of Weld'''. Berlin was established in 1824 from the Township 6 AP (also known as Number 6 Plantation).<ref name="Leclerc">Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 151. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> The 1837 population was 470, and 2,175 bushels of wheat were grown there.<ref>[http://newenglandtowns.org/maine/berlin Berlin, Maine] at ''New England Towns.org'' (accessed 19 April 2013).</ref> In 1842 her incorporation was repealed.<ref>Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, cities, towns, and plantations of Maine: a handbook of incorporations, dissolutions, and boundary changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103. [https://www.familysearch.org/library/books/records/item/573017-counties-cities-towns-and-plantations-of-maine-a-handbook-of-incorporations-dissolutions-and-boundary-changes?offset=1 Digital copy].</ref> This place is now identified as '''Township 6 North of Weld''' in the West Central Franklin townships of Franklin County.
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'''County.''' What is now '''Franklin County''' was set off from [[Lincoln County, Maine Genealogy|Lincoln]] to [[Kennebec County, Maine Genealogy|Kennebec County]] in 1799; to [[Somerset County, Maine Genealogy|Somerset County]] in 1809; to Franklin County in 1838.<ref name="MG">[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=freeman_township Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine]] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 20 April 2013).</ref>
  
 
'''Records.''' Berlin town and vital records, 1822-1851, are preserved in [[Phillips, Maine]]. A microfilm copy of '''Berlin''' town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on {{FHL|311127|title-id|disp=film 011744 Item 2}}.  
 
'''Records.''' Berlin town and vital records, 1822-1851, are preserved in [[Phillips, Maine]]. A microfilm copy of '''Berlin''' town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on {{FHL|311127|title-id|disp=film 011744 Item 2}}.  
  
'''Adjacent towns: ''' Madrid Township | [[Phillips, Maine|Phillips]] | Township E | [[Weld, Maine|Weld]] | '''''Oxford County:&nbsp;''''' [[Byron, Maine|Byron]]  
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'''Adjacent towns: ''' [[Madrid, Maine|Madrid Township]] | [[Phillips, Maine|Phillips]] | [[Letter E Plantation, Maine|Township E]] | [[Weld, Maine|Weld]] | '''''Oxford County:&nbsp;''''' [[Byron, Maine|Byron]]  
  
 
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Berlin is an extinct town of Franklin County, Maine, now an unorganized territory (township) of Township 6 North of Weld. Berlin was established in 1824 from the Township 6 AP (also known as Number 6 Plantation).[1] The 1837 population was 470, and 2,175 bushels of wheat were grown there.[2] In 1842 her incorporation was repealed.[3] This place is now identified as Township 6 North of Weld in the West Central Franklin townships of Franklin County.

County. What is now Franklin County was set off from Lincoln to Kennebec County in 1799; to Somerset County in 1809; to Franklin County in 1838.[4]

Records. Berlin town and vital records, 1822-1851, are preserved in Phillips, Maine. A microfilm copy of Berlin town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 011744 Item 2.

Adjacent towns: Madrid Township | Phillips | Township E | Weld | Oxford County:  Byron

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 151. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. Berlin, Maine at New England Towns.org (accessed 19 April 2013).
  3. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, cities, towns, and plantations of Maine: a handbook of incorporations, dissolutions, and boundary changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103. Digital copy.
  4. Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine] in Maine Genealogy (accessed 20 April 2013).