Welcome to The Muskingum County, Ohio, Township Project! I hope you enjoy the information found on these pages and hope it is helpful in your genealogical research. This project is a group effort and will continue to grow as time goes on. It is through the efforts of the volunteers who have contributed information on these townships that this site is made possible. You can access the individual townships by the table below. All data should be used for research purposes only. You should always confirm any data with other primary sources. The Muskingum County Township Project is not responsible for the accuracy of any data that is presented on these pages. Please direct any inquiries on these townships to the OHMUSKIN-L Mailing List at Rootsweb.
|TOWNSHIP||DATE FORMED||PARENT TOWNSHIP||FIRST SETTLER(S)|
|Adams ||Dec 1826||Madison||1808/10 - James Wilcox||Blue Rock ||3 Dec 1810*||Salt Creek||1799 - Capt John Chandler||Brush Creek ||10 Feb 1817||1810 - George Swingle||Cass ||1853||Jefferson||1799 - Major Jonathan Cass (when part of Jefferson)||Clay ||9 Dec 1841*||Brush Creek||1810 - Ezekiel Rose||Falls ||9 Mar 1808||1790 - Edward Tanner||Harrison ||20 Dec 1839||Blue Rock, Brush Creek & Salt Creek||1798 - Bean Family||Highland ||11 Mar 1814**||1807 - Matthias Trace||Hopewell ||1 Sep 1817||Falls||1803 - Samuel Bonnifield||Jackson ||6 Jun 1815||Licking||1812 - Col. William Buzzard||Jefferson ||ca. 1805*||1799 - Major Jonathan Cass||Licking ||Before 1806||1802 - David Devore||Madison ||2 Jul 1819||1800 - Jacob Swigert||Meigs ||13 Jul 1819||Rich Hill||1805 - Archibald Bowles||Monroe ||2 Jul 1819||1808 - 1810: Charles Marquand||Muskingum ||7 Jun 1816||1797 - David Devore||Newton ||Spring of 1802 ||1797 - Jacob Smith
||Perry ||1812 ||1802 - James Brown, Sr.
||Rich Hill ||8 Mar 1815 ||Salt Creek ||1805 - __?___ Lawrence
||Salem ||Jul 1819 ||Highland ||1810 - William Denison
||Salt Creek ||9 Mar 1808 ||Cambridge & Falls ||1800 - Nathaniel Eddy, William Newell Sr., Capt. John Chandler
||Springfield ||21 Jun 1803 ||Newton ||1802 - David Stokely
||Union ||ca.1808 ||1803 to 07 - Henry Hardesty, Peter Monroe, Henry Hardy, William Newland
||Washington ||5 Jun 1822 ||1801 - Isaac Prior
||Wayne ||ca.Mar/Apr 1826 ||1802 - James Findley
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