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John Franklin (abt. 1787 - aft. 1870)

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John Franklin [uncertain]
Born about in North Carolina, United States of Americamap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in Surry County, North Carolina, United States of Americamap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died after in Arkansas, United States of Americamap
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Biography

John was born in 1787, probably in Stokes county, North Carolina. He died after 1870 in Washington county, Arkansas. He was probably the son of Walter Franklin and Susannah Wright. [1]

He married first Polly Jarvis on 30 Dec 1816 in Surry, North Carolina. They probably had the following children:

  1. (name unknown, male) Franklin, born about 1817.
  2. (name unknown, female) Franklin, born about 1818.
  3. (name unknown, female) Franklin, born about 1818.
  4. Daniel Jarvis Franklin, born about 1822
  5. Elizabeth Franklin (Little), born about 1824
  6. Jesse W Franklin, born about 1826

He moved to White county, Tennessee sometime before 1820. There were two John Franklins living there in 1820. On the 1820 census record, he is believed to be the John Franklin with a son and daughter under the age of 10. His first wife Polly is believed to have died shortly after the first of Jesse W Franklin in 1826.

He moved to Madison county, Arkansas Territory between 1833 and 1837.

He married second Margaret (last name unknown) before 1850, probably in Tennessee. She probably died before 1860. In 1870. he appears on the census record living with his daughter Elizabeth Franklin (Little).

Sources

  1. Note that John Franklin is not a proven son of Walter Franklin, but there is good circumstantial evidence of the relationship.
  • "United States Census, 1820", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGC-KRJ : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, 1820.
  • "United States Census, 1820", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGC-2SP : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, 1820.
  • "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHPT-2ND : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, White, Tennessee, United States; citing 14, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 182; FHL microfilm 24,540.
  • "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHBX-XY2 : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, Bowen Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States; citing p. 30, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 19; FHL microfilm 2,474.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M678-44C : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, Bowen, Madison, Arkansas, United States; citing family 561, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M875-K95 : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin, 1860.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNCJ-SM8 : accessed 24 May 2016), John Franklin in household of Elizabeth Little, Arkansas, United States; citing p. 2, family 12, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,565.
  • "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 ," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XF92-SJF : accessed 8 July 2015), John Franklin and Polly Jawigs, 30 Dec 1816; citing Surry, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 546,469.
Name: John Franklin
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 30 Dec 1816
Event Place: Surry, North Carolina, United States
Spouse's Name: Polly Jarvis
GS Film number: 000546469
Digital Folder Number: 004364145
Image Number: 00614
  • Marriages of Surry County, North Carolina, 1779-1868. Brent Holcomb. 1982. p69.

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