Lula (Brooks) Franklin

Lula May (Brooks) Franklin (1911 - 2001)

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Lula May Franklin formerly Brooks
Born in Evergreen, Conecuh County, Alabamamap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Monroeville, Monroe County, Alabama, United States of Alabamamap
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 24 Apr 2014
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Biography

Lula was born 04 Apr[1] 1911 in Alabama[2] to Elizabeth Bell Brooks.[3][4] She died 19 Jun 2001[1] and is buried in Mobile Memorial Gardens.[5][6]

She was married to James Albert Franklin[2][7] and they had the following known children:

  1. Evelyn Franklin was born in Alabama about 1932.[2][7]
  2. Grace Franklin was born in Alabama about 1934.[2][7]
  3. Opal Franklin was born in Alabama about 1936.[2][7]
  4. Wendell Franklin[7]
  5. Larry Franklin[7]

Baptisted

Date: 1952
Place: Ninth Street Baptist Church, Prichard, Mobile County, Alabama

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JLWG-CZD : 19 May 2014), Lula M Franklin, 19 Jun 2001; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V1LR-TNV : accessed 9 December 2016), Lula Mae Franklin in household of James A Franklin, Election Precinct 18, Covington, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 20-33, sheet 4B, line 51, family 59, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 20.
  3. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXD9-QHV : accessed 12 December 2016), Lula Brooks in household of Nathaniel Brooks, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 140, sheet 4A, line 17, family 76, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 33; FHL microfilm 1,820,033.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3VF9-BMM : accessed 12 December 2016), Lula Sellars in household of John Sellars, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 4, sheet 9A, line 16, family 187, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 42; FHL microfilm 2,339,777.
  5. Information from her granddaughter Melinda (Franklin) Hilliard, 2016.
  6. Tombstone.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Obituary of husband, James Albert Franklin. Mobile Register, 26 Mar 1987


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James Albert Franklin Obituary
James Albert Franklin Obituary

50th Wedding Anniversary Announcement
50th Wedding Anniversary Announcement

Lula
Lula

Lula, later years
Lula, later years

Tombstone of James Albert and Lula Franklin
Tombstone of James Albert and Lula Franklin

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