Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin L. Franklin (1833 - 1885)

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Benjamin L. Franklin
Born in Tennessee, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Boone County, Arkansas, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jul 2015
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Biography

Benjamin served as a both 3d Sergeant and private in companies H and D of the 3d Missouri Cavalry, C.S.A. Enlisted 03 Oct 1862 at Randolph County, Arkansas for a period of 3 years or the duration of the war. He was reported absent sick at Batsville, AR on 16 Mar 1863. He company surrendered at New Orleans, LA on 26 May 1865 and was parrolled at Shreveport, LA 07 Jun 1865.

He signed the petition that resulted in the incorporation of the town of Bellefonte, Arkansas on 01 Jul 1872. The Bellefonte Methodist Church was in existance by this time and in that year land was deeded to its' trustees for a church building. Benjamin L Franklin is listed among those trustees, along with R. H. Uniston, R. W. Goodlock, M. Chandler, J. O. Ruble, W. A. Dees and F. M. Shepherd.

On 20 Aug 1875 Benjamin was issued a land patent homestead certificate for the Eastern half of the Northeast quarter of section 19, a total of 80 acres in Township 18 North, Range 19 West.

Benjamin is buried in Bellefonte Cemetery, Bellefonte, Arkansas.

Sources

  • US Federal Census - 1840 Greene County, MO
  • Son's Colorado Death Certificate
  • tombstone
  • Boone County, Cemeteries Volume 2 Alpena-Elmwood. Walter & Cqrrie Basch. 1992.
  • "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
Gender: Male
Age: 16
Race: White
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
  • NARA CSA Service Records
  • "United States Census, 1860," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHZV-3R1 : accessed 27 July 2015), Smith Franklin in household of Benjamin Franklin, Swan Township, Taney, Missouri, United States; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing p. 34, household ID 227, NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 803,658.
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1860
Event Place: Swan Township, Taney, Missouri, United States
Page: 34
Household ID: 227
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
GS Film Number: 803658
Digital Folder Number: 004234823
Image Number: 00344
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Benjamin Franklin M 24 Kentucky
Mary Franklin F 29 Tennessee
Smith Franklin M 3 Missouri
James Franklin M 2 Missouri
Rebecca Franklin F 1 Missouri
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MNHB-VRG : accessed 27 July 2015), Benj A Franklin in household of B L Franklin, Arkansas, United States; citing p. 7, family 45, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,547.
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1870
Event Place: Jefferson, Boone County, Arkansas, United States
Page Number: 7
Household ID: 45
Line Number: 12
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M593
GS Film number: 000545547
Digital Folder Number: 004259243
Image Number: 00082
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
B L Franklin M 37 Tennessee
M C Franklin F 40 Tennessee
Fayette S Franklin M 15 Tennessee
J R Franklin M 13 Tennessee
M R Franklin F 11 Tennessee
J S Franklin M 9 Tennessee
M A Franklin F 5 Tennessee
Alice V Franklin F 3 Tennessee
Benj A Franklin M 0 Tennessee
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MN7Y-K4S : accessed 27 July 2015), Ben F Franklin, Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States; citing enumeration district 19, sheet 541B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0039; FHL microfilm 1,254,039.
Name: Ben F Franklin
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1880
Event Place: Bellefonte, Boone, Arkansas, United States
District: 19
Gender: Male
Age: 46
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Occupation: Farmer
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birth Year (Estimated): 1834
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
Sheet Number and Letter: 541B
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0039
GS Film Number: 1254039
Digital Folder Number: 004239800
Image Number: 00161
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Ben F Franklin Self M 46 Tennessee, United States
Mary C Franklin Wife F 49 Tennessee, United States
Fayette Franklin Son M 25 Missouri, United States
Martha A Franklin Daughter F 15 Missouri, United States
Allice V Franklin Daughter F 13 Arkansas, United States
Benjamin A Franklin Son M 10 Arkansas, United States
Albersta Franklin Daughter F 8 Arkansas, United States
Wm C Franklin Son M 6 Arkansas, United States
  • History of Boone County, Arkansas . Roger V. Logan Jr. Boone County Historical and Railroad Society, Inc. Turner Publishing Company. p25-6.
  • Harrison Daily Times. Sesquicentennial Edition. 04 Jul 1986.
  • Family Maps of Boone County, Arkansas Deluxe Edition. pp249, 254-256.




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