Silas Franklin

Silas Young Franklin (1828 - 1908)

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Silas Young Franklin
Born in Hopkins County, Kentucky, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Marshall County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Wise County, Texas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 Oct 2014
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Bured in Willow Point Cemetery, Bridgeport, Wise County, TX.


  • US Federal Census - 10 Jun 1880, Denton County, TX.
  • TX Death Certificate of son Earl (Attached)
  • "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," database, FamilySearch ( : 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
Age: 28
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.
  • Tombstone
  • US Federal Census - 01 Oct 1860, Watson, Marshall County, KY.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 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
Gender: Male
Age: 22
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1828
Birthplace: Kentucky
Household ID: 676
House Number: 676
Line Number: 29
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 219
GS Film Number: 442987
Digital Folder Number: 004192509
Image Number: 00615
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Sylus Franklin M 49 South Carolina
Mary Franklin F 50 Kentucky
Silas Y Franklin M 22 Kentucky
Thomas G Franklin M 20 Kentucky
Rich H Franklin M 18 Kentucky
James M Franklin M 16 Kentucky
Martha E Franklin F 13 Kentucky
Margaret Jane Franklin F 9 Kentucky
Benjamin Franklin M 7 Kentucky

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Earl Franklin TX Death Certificate
Earl Franklin TX Death Certificate


Rosella Franklin Rogers Death Certificate
Rosella Franklin Rogers Death Certificate

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