Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships.
At this time it consisted of 3 civil subdivisions: Chateaugay, Constable and Harrison (Malone.) The Revised Statutes of The State of New-York...1828 to 1835... For a brief general history of denominations and a guide to finding various New York denomination's records, see New York Church Records Wiki page.
Volume 3, (Albany: Packard and Van Benthuysen, 1836), p. Retrieved from is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county. Rootsweb message board for Franklin County has many information threads about families that resided in that county.
For animated maps illustrating New York County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation New York County Boundary Maps" (1683-1915) may be viewed for free at the Mapof website. Church records are good substitutes for birth, marriage, and death information and are most often found on a local city/town or county level.
Franklin was taken from the western part of Clinton county in 1808, organized by act of March 11. Lawrence and Franklin Counties, New York: from the earliest period to the present time, by Franklin Benjamin Hough, Little & Co., 1853. id=3sz58LQ0q2c C&source=webstore_atb_similarbooks Historical Sketches of Franklin County and its several towns: with many short biographies by Frederick Joel Seaver, J. Published and manuscript church records can be found at public, university, and private libraries.
United States New York Franklin County Guide to Franklin County, New York ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.