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Madrid, Franklin County, Maine Genealogy

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Madrid is a former town, now an unorganized territory (township) in the West Central townships in Franklin County, Maine. Madrid was settled about 1807, and incorporated as a town in 1836. Maine's first gold strike was here in 1854. Madrid disincorporated in the year 2000.[1] [2]

Other names: Township No. 1, First Range West of Bingham's Kennebec Purchase (T1 R1 WBKP).[3]

County. This part of Franklin County was set off from Cumberland to Oxford County in 1805; to Franklin County in 1838.[3]

Boundary Changes. In 1872 Madrid received an addition of territory from the Letter E Plantation (now Township E).[3]

Records. Madrid town and vital records prior 1910, are preserved in Madrid. A microfilm copy of Madrid town and vital records is available from the Family History Library on film 011553. Other types of records also exist for Madrid.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Madrid, Maine in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 22 April 2013).
  2. Additional data on Madrid, Maine can be found in WikiPedia: the Free Encyclopedia at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madrid,_Maine accessed 4 March 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Madrid Township, Franklin County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 22 April 2013).


Adjacent towns: Mount Abram Township | Phillips | Redington Township | Salem Township | Township 6 North of Weld | Township E