↑ 6.06.16.26.36.4 "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHKD-SYQ : 12 April 2016), Thos Franklin, Alabama, United States; citing p. 17, family 273, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,520.
↑ "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FWYX-N4Q : accessed 25 Sep 2014), Thomas Franklin and Patsey Harrell, 07 Mar 1810; citing Caldwell, Kentucky, reference 2; FHL microfilm 851644-
Name: Thomas Franklin
Spouse's Name: Patsey Harrell
Event Date: 07 Mar 1810 [presumed to be a license date since family Bible has married 13 Mar 1810
"Alabama State Census, 1866," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V6PR-NZJ : 18 July 2017), Thomas Franklin, Jefferson, Alabama; citing certificate 17394, p. 24, Department of Archives and History, Montgomery; FHL microfilm 1,533,833.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas 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: