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Thomas Franklin (abt. 1598 - abt. 1682)

Thomas [uncertain] Franklin
Born about in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1629 [location unknown]
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Died about at about age 83 in Banbury, Oxfordshire, Englandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jul 2008
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Thomas was born in 1598. Thomas is the grandfather of the famous patriot, Benjamin Franklin. Thomas had nine children with his wife Jane White. He also had more children with his second wife. He passed away in 1758. [1][2]


  1. Franklin, Benjamin. The Private Life of the Late Benjamin Franklin. Originally Written by Himself, and Now Translated from the French. London, England. 1793. Library of Congress Amazon
  2. Bigelow, John. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. 1868. Publisher? Page(s)?

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Paternal Grandfather to Benjamin Franklin.
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Francklyne-2 and Franklin-3 appear to represent the same person because: same man with different last name spellings
posted by Sandra Emmons
Link to his bp 8 Oct 1598 in the Ecton register

Your notes give yr as 1573, please update

posted by Beryl Meehan
Franklin-10361 and Franklin-3 appear to represent the same person because: these are a match. Plse merge
posted by Beryl Meehan
Franklin-8790 and Franklin-3 are not ready to be merged because: One is male, the other female. Need more documentation.
posted by Jeanne (Lunn) Aloia

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