From the BLM land records we find Edward received 80 acres (the E1/2 of the SW1/4 of Section 1 T 12 R13W on 05 Dec 1859, and 40 acres (the NW1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 12 T 12 R13) on 01 Sep 1860, and 40 acres (the NE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Section 12 T 12 R13W) on 01 Dec 1860, all in Marion County, Alabama.
1860 US Federal Census-"United States Census, 1860," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHD2-Y9Q : accessed 8 December 2014), Edmond P Franklin, The Eastern District, Marion, Alabama, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," Fold3.com; p. 40, household ID 273, NARA microfilm publication M653; NARA microfilm publication M653. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.; FHL microfilm 803,016.
Name: Edmond P Franklin
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: The Eastern District, Marion, Alabama, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1830
Household ID: 273
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Edmond 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: