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Carthage, Franklin County

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


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


Maine Historical Maps: Carthage


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


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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