He appears on the 1840 census in Greene County, Missouri with himself and his wife Mary as well as one son aged 5-10 (JJ from 1850 census) and two sons aged under 5 (Benjamin L and PA From 1850 census) and a daughter aged under 5 (MJ from 1850 census). By 1850 he appears in Taney County, Missouri
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"Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XRQF-M5T : accessed 27 July 2015), Fayette S. Franklin and Mary Ann Tyree, 29 Feb 1832; citing Amherst County, Virginia, reference p 316; FHL microfilm 30,273.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDZR-GY2 : accessed 27 July 2015), B S Franklin in household of F S Franklin, Swan, Taney, Missouri, United States; citing family 40, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Name: B L Franklin
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Swan, Taney, Missouri, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1834
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Household ID: 40
House Number: 40
Line Number: 36
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 420
GS Film Number: 443628
Digital Folder Number: 004200580
Image Number: 00300
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
F S Franklin M 39 Virginia, United States
M A Franklin F 38 Virginia, United States
J J Franklin M 17 Tennessee, United States
B L Franklin M 16 Tennessee, United States
M J Franklin F 14 Kentucky, United States
P A Franklin M 12 Missouri, United States
J J Franklin M 10 Missouri, United States
M A Franklin F 8 Missouri, United States
W R Franklin M 4 Missouri, United States
Franklin Family Researchers United. Volume 40. Feb 2003. pp7,13.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Fayette 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: