Franklin Township, Iowa

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Histories and Tidbits[edit | edit source]

Franklin Township is located in Des Moines County Iowa. The first post office in Franklin Township was established in 1837. 

Neighboring Communities[edit | edit source]

Burlington | Danville | Mediapolis | West Burlington

Family History Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Franklin Mills Cemetery | Jackson Cemetery | Loper Cemetery| Saint Mary's Cemetery | The Farm Plot | Old Stone Church Cemetery | Salem Lutheran Cemetery
Information about Franklin Township and surrounding area cemeteries can be found at Des Moines County Cemeteries. Additional information regarding their locations are in the Des Moines County Cemeteries Map.

Churches[edit | edit source]

Saint Mary's Church | United Methodist Church

Community Websites[edit | edit source]

Historical and Genealogical Societies[edit | edit source]

Des Moines County Genealogical Society Address: PO Box 493 Burlington IA 52601
State Historical Society of Iowa Address: 600 East Locust Des Moines IA 5031

Historical Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Hawk Eye Newspaper

Histories, Biographies, And Genealogies[edit | edit source]

A partial list of inhabitants of Franklin Township is available for the year 1879 from the Western Historical Co.  

Libraries[edit | edit source]

The Burlington County Library has a very large collection of genealogical information.

Family History Websites[edit | edit source]

Sources[edit | edit source]