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Maine Resource Guide: Phillips, Franklin County

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

County

Franklin County (set off from Lincoln County to Kennebec County in 1799 (declared part of Kennebec County in 1805), to Somerset County in 1809, to Franklin County in 1838)


Incorporated

1812 from Curvo Plantation


Previous Designations

Township No. 3 Abbot's Purchase (T3 AP); Township No. 3 on Sandy River; Curvo


Boundary Changes

Land was set off to form North Salem (now Salem Township) in 1823

Part of the former town of Berlin (formerly Township No. 6 Abbot's Purchase, incorporated in 1824) was annexed upon its deorganization in 1842; the remainder became Township 6 North of Weld


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Bragg Corner (former railroad station), Butterfield, Madrid Junction, Phillips


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Avon, Freeman Township, Madrid Township, Salem Township, Township 6 North of Weld, Weld


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Phillips, Maine


Cemeteries

A Few Cemeteries in Maine


Vital Records

Berlin Marriages and Marriage Intentions, 1822-1841


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Phillips


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Phillips, Franklin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Phillips

Maine Memory Network: Phillips


Bibliography

______, Inventory of the town and city archives of Maine: no. 4 Franklin County, vols. I & II: Avon and Berlin (Portland, Me.: The Project, 1939)

______, Phillips: 175 years, 1812-1987 ([Phillips, ME]: Phillips Historical Society, 1987)

Pease, Albert, Sketches of the history of Phillips, Maine: Written for the "Farmington chronicle," Feb. 18, 1869 with a ten-year supplement by the same author in 1879 ([Phillips]: Phillips Historical Society, [1962?])

Sedgeley, George Burbank, Micah Whitney, Revolutionary soldier and his twelve children settled early in Phillips, Maine (Farmington, Me.: Knowlton & McLeary Co., 1943)

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