Berlin, Franklin County, Maine Genealogy
Berlin is an extinct town of Franklin County, Maine, now an unorganized territory (township) of Township 6 North of Weld. Berlin was established in 1824 from the Township 6 AP (also known as Number 6 Plantation). The 1837 population was 470, and 2,175 bushels of wheat were grown there. In 1842 her incorporation was repealed. This place is now identified as Township 6 North of Weld in the West Central Franklin townships of Franklin County.
Records. Berlin town and vital records, 1822-1851, are preserved in Phillips, Maine. A microfilm copy of Berlin town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 011744 Item 2.
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- Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 151. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
- Berlin, Maine at New England Towns.org (accessed 19 April 2013).
- Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, cities, towns, and plantations of Maine: a handbook of incorporations, dissolutions, and boundary changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 103. Digital copy.
- Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine] in Maine Genealogy (accessed 20 April 2013).