Franklin Township

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Franklin Twp. in historical MUSKOKA Dist.

A township without sufficient inhabitants to make returns to the Government.

Jesse E. Middleton, The Province of Ontario: a History: 1615-1927, published 1927

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HINT: Before fine-searching the online maps, verify from the database of transcribed names (bottom).

Early survey maps with names of original patentees¬†–¬†over-written with subsequent owners.

0 available

See the Archives of Ontario Summary and Index to Early Patent Maps, or Search by Township.

The names on these maps are not transcribed, nor will they be included in our project. However, our databases do include transcriptions of names from early Grant/Patent RECORDS (those issued prior to 1826).

No pre-Confederation era maps have been found, or are known to have been published. See the hand-drawn Patent Maps.

The University of Toronto’s Digital archives has a PDF file of the 1879 Guidebook & Atlas for MUSKOKA & PARRY SOUND. See these maps superimposed on a modern map at the Muskoka Story Map application!

** Names have been transcribed for Database, below, as Pre-Confederation sources of names/locations are limited.

Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources has placed online “Historical” (undated) Mining Claim Maps. They may be helpful for locating Concessions and Lots in northern townships.

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1866-67 Simcoe Co. / McEvoy / subscr. site
Only Morrison & Muskoka townships

Links & Transcription Progress

1872-73 Simcoe Co. & Muskoka / Irwin / free online
Only Cardwell, Monck, Morrison, Muskoka & Watt

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Find Concession/Lot Locations from the Agricultural Schedules of the Canadian national Censuses.
1842 (limited), 1851, 1861 and 1871.

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1871 District SubDistrict Film Images
85 Muskoka K2 Brunel & Franklin C-10023 Link to Start

 
* The Enumeration Division must match the corresponding Sched. 1 Personal Census.

Header titles on each census page aren’t always fully descriptive of the Districts and Divisions. Rely on indexed information at Ancestry or FamilySearch.

The 1871 Census Districts | Maps of City Wards

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Search Surname - by part name, or use a star as a wildcard -- do not use single quote i.e. O'Brien - instead use O(star):
Total Records Found: 88, showing 10 per page
SurnameIncidenceTownshipCountyDatesSourceAvailable online?DetailsMisc
Anderson 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Austin 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Beam 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Blackwell 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Bonistead 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Booth 4 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Bradshaw 1 Franklin Muskoka 1871. census Link to Transcription check BRUNEL Twp.
Brasher 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Brown 6 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source
Bryson 1 Franklin Muskoka 1878 map Link to Source