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William Lewis Franklin (abt. 1800 - 1845)

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William Lewis Franklin
Born about in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States of Americamap
Husband of — married in Franklin, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Mar 2016
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Biography

William Lewis was born about 1800. He was the son of Stephen Franklin and Betty Unknown.

On 9 April 1825 in Franklin County, Kentucky, he married Lydia Casson/Cossin (maiden name Busey). [1]

He passed away 24 October 1845 in Anderson County, Kentucky. [2] His will was probated 10 November 1845 in Anderson County, Kentucky. [3]

Residences

1830 US Census Anderson, Kentucky [4]

  • Lewis Franklin, wife, and 4 children (2 boys, 2 girls)


1840 US Census Anderson, Kentucky[5]

  • Lewis Franklin, wife, children and others (9 total)


The following census of 1850 is 5 years after the death of William Lewis Franklin, but is included in order to show the children's names [6]

1850 US Census Anderson, Kentucky

  • Lydia Franklin, age 51
  • Stephen Franklin, age 24
  • Benjamin A Franklin, age 20
  • James b Franklin, age 15
  • Susan M Franklin, age 12
  • Lydia Ann Franklin, age 6

Sources

  1. "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4Q2-T3V : 4 December 2014), Lewis Franklin and Lydia B. Cossin, 09 Apr 1825; citing Franklin, Kentucky, reference f323; FHL microfilm 266,197.
  2. | Find A Grave: William Lewis Franklin
  3. | Ancestry.com: Kentucky Wills and Probate Records, 1774-1989 for Lewis Franklin, Executors were Lydia Franklin and John Busey
  4. "United States Census, 1830," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHGG-5M3 : 18 August 2015), Lewis Franklin, Anderson, Kentucky, United States; citing 103, NARA microfilm publication M19, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 33; FHL microfilm 7,812.
  5. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHTG-ZR9 : 24 August 2015), Lewis Franklin, Anderson, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 87, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 103; FHL microfilm 7,823.
  6. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65R-ZBB : 9 November 2014), Lydia Franklin, Anderson county, part of, Anderson, Kentucky, United States; citing family 627, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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