Descendants of Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin married Deborah Read (14 Feb 1708 - 24 Dec 1774) on 1 Sep 1729 and is the father of 3 children and the grandfather of 10 grandchildren. Listed below are details on up to five generations of descendants. Also see Ben's DNA Descendants and Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for more views.

  1. William Franklin ancestors descendants (01 Sep 1731 - 17 Nov 1813) m. Elizabeth Downes (1728 - abt 1777) on 4 Sep 1762. m. Mary Johnson d'Evelin ( - 03 Aug 1811) on 14 Aug 1788.
    1. William Temple Franklin ancestors descendants (22 Feb 1760 - 25 May 1823) m. Abigail Brawner (1760). m. Common Law Wife (abt 1765 - abt 1815). m. Hannah Collyer (1771) on 1823.
      1. Sarah Anne Franklin ancestors descendants (06 Feb 1778 - 30 May 1874) m. Joseph Perrill Cooper (10 Feb 1777 - 17 Jul 1842).
        1. Dailey Franklin Cooper ancestors descendants (21 Mar 1809 - 1876) m. Alfred Blackwell (1808).
          1. William Joel Blackwell ancestors descendants more descendants (Mar 1847 - 21 Nov 1924)
    2. Ellen (Franklin) Hanbury ancestors (15 May 1798 - 1875) m. Capel Hanbury (1791) on 1818.
  2. Francis Folger Franklin ancestors (20 Oct 1732 - 21 Nov 1736) [unmarried] [no children]
  3. Sarah (Franklin) Bache ancestors descendants (11 Sep 1743 - 05 Oct 1808) m. Richard Bache (12 Sep 1737 - 29 Jul 1811) on 29 Oct 1767.
    1. Benjamin Franklin Bache ancestors descendants (12 Aug 1769 - 10 Sep 1798) m. Margaret Hartman Markoe (07 Nov 1770 - 28 May 1836).
      1. Franklin Bache ancestors (25 Oct 1792 - 19 Mar 1864)
      2. Hartman Bache ancestors descendants (03 Sep 1798 - 08 Oct 1872) m. Maria Del Carmen Meade (12 Mar 1810 - 27 May 1877).
        1. Richard Meade Bache ancestors descendants (16 Feb 1830 - 17 Jul 1907) m. Elizabeth Tyndale (31 Jan 1842 - 06 Jun 1875). m. Sarah Carman DeHaven (07 Sep 1847 - 02 Jun 1929).
          1. Rene Bache ancestors (16 Mar 1861 - Apr 1933)
          2. Edith Markoe Bache ancestors (03 Apr 1880 - 15 Jul 1966)
        2. Henrietta Dallas (Bache) Borie ancestors (01 Dec 1831 - 03 Dec 1857)
    2. William Bache ancestors descendants (31 May 1773 - 05 Aug 1814) m. Catherine Wistar (29 Jan 1770 - 22 Nov 1820).
      1. Sarah Franklin (Bache) Hodge ancestors descendants (07 Nov 1798 - 25 Dec 1849) m. Charles Hodge (27 Dec 1797 - 19 Jun 1878) on 18 Jun 1822.
        1. Benjamin Franklin Hodge ancestors (1821)
        2. Archibald Alexander Hodge ancestors descendants (18 Jul 1823 - 11 Nov 1886) m. Elisabeth Bent Holliday (1822 - 1868). m. Margaret McLaren (1834 - 1907).
          1. Sarah Bache Hodge ancestors (1848 - 1942)
          2. Elisabeth Holliday Hodge ancestors (1849 - 1893)
        3. Mary Elisabeth (Hodge) Scott ancestors descendants (31 Aug 1825 - 07 Jan 1899) m. William McKendree Scott (1817 - 1861).
          1. Charles Hodge Scott ancestors descendants more descendants (02 Jul 1849 - 23 Aug 1921)
          2. William Berryman Scott ancestors descendants more descendants (12 Feb 1858 - 29 Mar 1947)
        4. Casper Wistar Hodge Sr. ancestors descendants (21 Feb 1830 - 26 Sep 1891) m. Mary Hunter Stockton (1836 - 1857). m. Angelina Post (16 Aug 1837). m. Harriet Terry Post (Sep 1839 - 07 Apr 1864).
          1. Caspar Wistar Hodge Jr. ancestors (22 Sep 1870 - 26 Feb 1937)
        5. Charles Hodge Jr. ancestors descendants (22 Mar 1832 - 31 Jul 1876) m. Martha Gray Janeway (1833 - 1919).
          1. Hugh Bayard Hodge ancestors descendants more descendants (26 Aug 1867 - 07 Dec 1936)
      2. Benjamin Franklin Bache ancestors (07 Feb 1801 - 02 Nov 1881)
    3. Sarah Franklin Bache ancestors (01 Dec 1775 - 17 Aug 1776)
    4. Eliza Franklin Bache ancestors descendants (10 Sep 1777 - 1820) m. John Edmund Harwood ().
      1. Andrew Allen Harwood ancestors (09 Oct 1802 - 28 Aug 1884)
    5. Louis Franklin Bache ancestors (07 Oct 1779 - 04 Oct 1818) m. Margaret Riley (1781 - 1806).
    6. Deborah Franklin Bache ancestors descendants (01 Oct 1781 - 12 Feb 1863) m. William John Dwayne (09 May 1780 - 27 Sep 1865) on 31 Dec 1805.
      1. William Duane ancestors descendants (07 Feb 1808 - 04 Nov 1882) m. Louisa Brooks (abt 1805).
        1. Charles William Duane ancestors descendants (abt 1837) m. Emma Cushman Lincoln (abt 1852 - aft 1873).
          1. William Duane ancestors descendants more descendants (17 Feb 1872 - 07 Mar 1935)
    7. Richard Franklin Bache Jr. ancestors descendants (11 Mar 1784 - 17 Mar 1848) m. Sophia Burrell Dallas () on 4 Apr 1805.
      1. Alexander Dallas Bache ancestors descendants (19 Jul 1806 - 17 Feb 1867) m. Nancy Clark Fowler ( - 13 Jan 1870) on 30 Sep 1838.
        1. Henry Wood Bache ancestors (1839 - 07 Nov 1878)
      2. Mary Blechenden Bache ancestors descendants (1808 - 1873) m. Robert John Walker (19 Jul 1801 - 11 Nov 1869) on 4 Apr 1825.
        1. Duncan Stephen Walker ancestors (11 Nov 1841 - 03 Jun 1912)
      3. George Mifflin Bache ancestors descendants (1811 - 1846) m. Elizabeth Catherine Patterson ().
        1. George Mifflin Bache Jr. ancestors (12 Nov 1840 - 11 Feb 1896)
      4. Richard Bache III ancestors (1813 - 1850)
      5. Sophia Arabella Bache ancestors descendants (14 Nov 1815 - 24 Mar 1904) m. William Wallace Irwin (08 Jan 1803 - 15 Sep 1856) on 28 Feb 1839.
        1. Agnes Irwin ancestors (30 Dec 1841 - 05 Dec 1914)
        2. Robert Walker Irwin ancestors (04 Jan 1844 - 05 Jan 1925) m. Takechi Iki () on 15 Mar 1882.
      6. Matilda Wilkins Bache ancestors (15 Feb 1819 - 22 Jan 1900) m. William Hemsley Emory (07 Sep 1811 - 01 Dec 1887) on 29 May 1838.
      7. Henrietta Constantia Bache ancestors (1822 - 1887)
      8. Sarah Franklin Bache ancestors descendants (08 Nov 1824 - 28 Feb 1880) m. Richard Wainwright (15 Jan 1817 - 10 Aug 1862) on 1 Mar 1849.
        1. Richard Wainwright ancestors descendants (17 Dec 1849 - 06 Mar 1926) m. Evelyn Wotherspoon (13 Jun 1853 - 24 Nov 1937) on 11 Sep 1873.
          1. Richard Wainwright Jr. ancestors (15 Sep 1881 - 28 Mar 1944)
        2. Maria Campbell (Bache) Wainwright ancestors (14 Mar 1856 - 1925) m. Seaton Schroeder (17 Aug 1849 - 19 Oct 1922) on 16 Jan 1879.
      9. Maria Campbell Bache ancestors descendants (1827 - 1851)
        1. Seaton Schroeder ancestors (1889 - 1965)
    8. Sarah Franklin (Bache) Sergeant ancestors descendants (12 Sep 1788 - 06 Oct 1863) m. Thomas Sergeant (14 Jan 1782 - 08 May 1860).
      1. Henry Jonathan Sergeant ancestors (Apr 1815 - 30 Apr 1858)
      2. Frances Muriel (Sergeant) Perry ancestors descendants (abt 04 Mar 1817 - abt 20 Apr 1903) m. Christopher Grant Champlin Perry (02 Apr 1812 - 07 Apr 1854) on 31 May 1838.
        1. Margaret Mason Perry ancestors descendants (abt 26 Feb 1839 - 02 May 1925) m. John La Farge (31 Mar 1835 - 14 Nov 1910) on 15 Oct 1860.
          1. Marie Louise (La Farge) de Agreda ancestors (1850 - 29 Jun 1899)
          2. Christopher Grant LaFarge ancestors descendants more descendants (1862 - 11 Oct 1938)
          3. Emily Aimee Marie Louise (LaFarge) Claxton ancestors descendants more descendants (28 Oct 1863 - abt 23 Dec 1919)
          4. John Louis Bancel LaFarge ancestors descendants more descendants (23 Sep 1865 - 14 Aug 1938)
          5. Margaret Angela LaFarge ancestors (1867 - 1956)
          6. Oliver Hazard Perry LaFarge ancestors descendants more descendants (10 Jul 1869 - 29 May 1936)
          7. Frances Sergeant LaFarge ancestors descendants more descendants (1874 - 1951)
          8. John Frederick LaFarge III ancestors (13 Feb 1880 - 24 Nov 1963)
      3. Thomas Sergeant Jr. ancestors (23 Mar 1819 - 25 Jul 1878)
      4. William Sergeant ancestors (03 Mar 1821 - 1823)