Removed undocumented, unsourced parents. Seeking documentation other than heresay gedcom import. Please note, this is our second time to remove Owen Franklin being linked as the father of this Owen. Please read the will of Owen you are attaching as the father--the Owen named in his will is NOT a Franklin, he is the son of Owen's wife prior to their marriage, surname FLOYD. Please add/link only that which can be documented and add your documentation/source to his page. Thank you.
Record book F page 272:
The State of Alabama
Know all men by these presents that we Curtis Howton, Elijah B. Lovet and Reuben Robinson are held and firmly bound unto John F Forest Judge of the County Court of Jefferson County Alabama and his successors in Office in the penal sum of Eight hundred Dollars for the true payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Witness our hands and seals this 11th day of January 1840.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Curtis Howton, has been duly appointed administrator of the estate of Owen Franklin Sr deceased. Now if the said Curtis Howton shall well and truly faithfully discharge all the duties required of him by law as such administrator then the above obligation be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed and sealed in open Court
Attest B E Grace, clerk
Curtis Howen (by his mark)
Elijah B Lovett (by his mark)
Reuben Robertson (by his mark)
Record book F page 221:
The State of Alabama
County Court of Jefferson County
Whereas at a county Court held for said County at the Courthouse in the Town of Ellyton on the 15th day of Feby 1840, Moses Kelly Sheriff of said county was appointed administrator Ex officer of the estate of Owen Franklin Sr, deceased, and said Moses Kelly having given bond and securities and taken the oath required by law as Sheriff: Therefore that the estate of said deceased may be well and truly administered, We by these presents grant and commit to said Moses Kelly Sheriff as aforesaid, the administration of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits whatsoever belonging to said Owen Franklin Sr deceased at the time of his death, hereby requiring said Moses Kelly Sheriff aforesaid, to file in the Clerk's office of said Court within three months from this, a true and full inventory of said goods and chattels, rights and credits, and to render a full and true account of his administration whenever thereto legally required.
Witness John F Forrest Judge of said Court at office this fifteenth day of Feby 1840.
Test. B E Grace, Clerk
?filed? 15th day of Feby 1840
Jefferson County, AL Record Book F, pp221, 272 (attached).
US Federal Census - 1830 Jefferson County, AL (attached).
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Owen by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: