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Maine Resource Guide: Carthage, Franklin County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · Miscellaneous Resources · Military Records · General Resources · Bibliography

County

Franklin County (set off from Cumberland County to Oxford County in 1805, to Franklin County in 1838)


Incorporated

1826 from Plantation No. 4


Previous Designations

Township No. 4 Abbot's Purchase (T4 AP)


Boundary Changes

The eastern part of town was set off to form Plantation Number Four in 1849; from that plantation, land was set off in 1858 to form Perkins Plantation (deorganized in 1901), the remainder (since deorganized) taking the name Washington Plantation in 1860


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Berry Mills (Berry's Mills), Carthage, South Carthage (former post office), Tainter Corner


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Dixfield, Mexico, Perkins Township, Roxbury, Washington Township, Weld, Wilton


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Carthage, Maine


Cemeteries

A Few Cemeteries in Maine


Miscellaneous Resources

History of the Weld and Carthage Baptist Church


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Carthage


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Carthage, Franklin, Maine


Bibliography

Campbell, N. H., "Carthage is nearly 130 years of age," Franklin Journal, 5 Feb. 1932

Winter, Frank, Ancestors and descendants of Benjamin Winter of Carthage, Franklin County, Maine (Typescript, 1972)

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