15 Aug 1667
Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts
8 May 1752
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
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. Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts
Abiah is the mother of 6th president of Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin. She was born in 1667 to Peter Folger and Mary Morrill, and is the second wife of Josiah Franklin. She died in 1752.
Abiah Folger 
b. 15 Aug 1665/6/7 Marthas Vineyard, MA 
d. 18 MAY 1750/1 or 08 May 1752 or 18 Jun 1752 Boston, MA.  (age 84) 
bur. Granary Burial Ground Boston, MA
m. Josiah Franklin 25 NOV 1687/8/9 Boston, MA. Issue: 10 
1.0 1.1 1.2 Wright, E. (1997). Franklin of Philadelphia, (8th ed, pp.14-15). Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Print. 1.3 ↑
2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Findagrave Page
↑ Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library. Ancestry.com, 1999. ↑ 4.0 4.1 #S-1406879784 Family Data Collection - Deaths: Edmund West, comp. Ancestry.com Provo, UT, 2001; #S-1415793532 Family Data Collection - Individual Records: Edmund West, comp. Ancestry.com, 2000
U.S. Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970: Louisville, Kentucky: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. Microfilm, 508 rolls. Ancestry.com
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