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Avon, Franklin County

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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)



Previous Designations

Sandy River Upper Township; Thompsontown; Uppertown; Township No. 2 Abbot's Purchase (T2 AP)

Boundary Changes

Part was set off to Strong in 1853

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Avon, Avon Corner, Wills Crossing (former railroad station)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Freeman Township, Phillips, Strong, Temple, Weld


Maine Historical Maps: Avon


A Few Cemeteries in Maine

Vital Records

Marriages by Rev. Nehemiah Hunt of Wilton and Avon, 1815-1850

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Avon

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Avon, Franklin, Maine

Maine Memory Network: Avon


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

Porter, Nancy, comp., Town of Avon, Franklin County, Maine: marriages and intentions 1832 to 1891 (West Farmington, Me.: Nancy Porter, 1991)

Sedgley, George Burbank, The ancestry and posterity of Joshua Dow of Avon, Maine (Rutland, Vt.: Tuttle Pub. Co., 1938)

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