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Re: Thomas W. Porterfield 1800
Posted by: Robert Cluck (ID *****2140) Date: February 01, 2006 at 16:34:41
In Reply to: Thomas W. Porterfield 1800 by Amanda Ratliff of 974

At least part of the information you have is in error. Mercersburg is part of Franklin County. Franklin County was created on September 9, 1784, from part of Cumberland County and named for Benjamin Franklin. Adams County was not established until 1800, when it was formed out of York County.

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