Franklin County, Pennsylvania



(Family History and Genealogy)

Eliab Negley Cabin in Welsh Run (Photo Courtesy: Conococheague Institute)

Franklin County was formed on September 9, 1784 from Cumberland County. It was named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. The county seat is Chambersburg.

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Franklin County Genealogical and Historical Information

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Franklin County Historical Photos

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Franklin County Family Genealogy Websites

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Pennsylvania Resources


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