Celia (Findley) Franklin
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Mahaley Celia (Findley) Franklin (1832 - 1899)

Mahaley Celia (Celia) Franklin formerly Findley
Born in Conecuh County, Alabama, United States of Americamap
Wife of — married about 1854 in Covington County, Alabama, United States of Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Red Level, Covington County, Alabama, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Oct 2013
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Biography

Mahaley Celia Findley was born about 1832 in Conecuh County, Alabama to Magilbry and Dolly Findley.[1][2][3]

She married John A. Franklin.[3]

On 16 Feb 1883, along with her husband John, she signed a deed selling the E ½ of SE1/4 Sec 7, T4 R15, and the W1/2 of SW ¼ S8 T4 R15 containing 160 acres to her son Jackson Magilbry Franklin.

Celia died 03 May 1899 and is buried in Fairmount Baptist Church Cemetery, Red Level, Covington County, Alabama.[4][5][6]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHPY-P9B : 9 November 2014), Celia Findley in household of Magalbury Findley, Conecuh county, Conecuh, Alabama, United States; citing family 22, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHD6-N1F : 30 December 2015), Celia Franklin in entry for John A Franklin, 1860.
  3. 3.0 3.1 AGS Magazine. Alabama Genealogical Society, Inc. Birmingham, Alabama. Volume 36 Fall/Winter 2004. Bibles, Wills and Court Records - The McGilbie Finley Family. p15-16.
  4. Tombstone.
  5. Obituary, The Covington Times. 12 May 1899.
  6. Family record of her granddaughter Lena Elizabeth Franklin Duncan, family historian of her generation.
  • Foreman Brown Funeral Home, Andalusia, Alabama. Record Book 1953, record #90.
  • Covington County, AL Deed Book B pp206-7. (attached)
  • US Federal Census - 17 Jul 1860, Andalusia, Covington County, AL.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHKM-KPY : 17 October 2014), Mary S Franklin in household of J T Franklin, Alabama, United States; citing p. 1, family 2, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,510.


Acknowledgments

Thank you to Lisa Franklin for creating Findley-506 on 16 Oct 13. Click the Changes tab for the details on contributions by Lisa and others.



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