"Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F473-49V : accessed 29 July 2015), Sylas Y. Franklin and Mary Smith, 26 Mar 1857; citing , Marshall, Kentucky, reference ; FHL microfilm 216,833.
Name: Sylas Y. Franklin
Birth Date: 1829
Birthplace: , Hopkins Co., Ky
Spouse's Name: Mary Smith
Spouse's Birth Date: 1840
Spouse's Birthplace: , Marshall Co., Ky
Spouse's Age: 17
Event Date: 26 Mar 1857
Event Place: , Marshall, Kentucky
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51772-1
System Origin: Kentucky-EASy
GS Film number: 216833
US Federal Census - 27 Jun 1870, Howell, Howell County, MO.
US Federal Census - 16 Jun 1900, William Point, Wise County, TX.
US Federal Census - 01 Oct 1860, Watson, Marshall County, KY.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65L-LPC : accessed 27 July 2015), Silas Y Franklin in household of Sylus Franklin, Trigg county, Trigg, Kentucky, United States; citing family 676, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
Name: Silas Y Franklin
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Trigg county, Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1828
Household ID: 676
House Number: 676
Line Number: 29
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Silas 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: