no image

Thomas Franklin (1598 - 1682)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Thomas Franklin
Born in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Banbury, Oxfordshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 1 Apr 2020 | Created 3 Jul 2008
This page has been accessed 10,498 times.


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)?

More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Memories: 1
Enter a personal reminiscence or story.
Paternal Grandfather to Benjamin Franklin.
posted 8 Dec 2011 by Lois Hirsch
Login to add a memory.
Sponsored Search by

No known carriers of Thomas's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments: 3

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.
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

Thomas is 17 degrees from Mary Pickford, 17 degrees from Cheryl Skordahl and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

F  >  Franklin  >  Thomas Franklin

Categories: Franklin Name Study