Franklin Township, Iowa

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Histories and Tidbits

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

Neighboring Communities

Burlington | Danville | Mediapolis | West Burlington

Family History Resources


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.


Saint Mary's Church | United Methodist Church

Community Websites

Historical and Genealogical Societies

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

The Hawk Eye Newspaper

Histories, Biographies, And Genealogies

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


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

Family History Websites