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Maine Resource Guide: Temple, Franklin County

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County · Incorporated · Previous Designations · Boundary Changes · Villages, Locations and Settlements · Adjacent Towns and Townships · Maps · Cemeteries · 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 Franklin County in 1838)


Incorporated

1803 from Abbotstown Plantation


Previous Designations

Township No. 1 Abbot's Purchase (T1 AP); Abbotstown


Boundary Changes

Part if Wilton was annexed in 1831


Villages, Locations and Settlements

Temple, Temple Intervale, Temple Mills (former post office at Temple)


Adjacent Towns and Townships

Avon, Farmington, Strong, Perkins Township, Washington Township, Weld, Wilton


Maps

Historical USGS Maps of Temple, Maine


Cemeteries

A Few Cemeteries in Maine


Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Temple


General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Temple, Franklin, Maine

Official Website: Town of Temple


Bibliography

Russell, Francis H., The ancestors and descendants of James Russell of Temple, Maine (Turner, Me., 1968)

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