Freeman, Franklin County, Maine Genealogy
Freeman is an extinct plantation and town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the East Central Franklin townships of Franklin County, Maine. Freeman was settled in 1797 and incorporated as a town in 1808 from the Little River Plantation. Freeman's incorporation was surrendered in 1937.
Other names: Township 3 R2 West of Kennebec River; Little River Plantation; Falmouth; Falmouth Township.
Records. Residents of Freeman were enumerated in West Portland in the 1800 federal census.
Freeman town and vital records, 1843-1877, are preserved in Strong, Maine. A microfilm copy of Freeman town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 012069 Item 5. See also George A. Thompson, and Janet Thompson, A genealogical history of Freeman, Maine, 1796-1938 : in three volumes (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, 1996). At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974.172/F2 D2t.
References[edit | edit source]
- Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 153. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
- Additional data on Freeman Township, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freeman_Township,_Maine accessed 4 Mar 2019.
- Freeman Township, Franklin County, Maine] in Maine Genealogy (accessed 20 April 2013).