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Benjamin Holmes Franklin (1829 - 1909)

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Benjamin Holmes Franklin
Born in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Anderson County, Kentuckymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jul 2016 | Last significant change: 11 Oct 2018
16:45: Bill Franklin edited the Biography for Benjamin Franklin. [Thank Bill for this]
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Biography

Benjamin was born in 1829. He was the son of William Lewis Franklin and Lydia Busey. [1] [2]

On 16 March 1858 in Anderson, Kentucky, Benjamin married Mary Ann Rinehart. [3] They had the following children: [4] [5] [6]

  1. Sarah Alice Franklin, born about 1859
  2. William Louis Franklin, born about 1861
  3. John Stephen Franklin, born about 1864
  4. Mary Florence Franklin, born about 1866
  5. Lydia Frances Franklin, born about 1871
  6. Edward Holmes Franklin, born about 1873
  7. James Oscar Franklin, born about 1878
  8. Loulie May Franklin, born about 1881

He passed away 19 September 1909 in Anderson, Kentucky. [7]

Residences

1850 US Census Anderson, Kentucky [2]

  • Benjamin, living with mother Lydia Franklin and siblings

1860 US Census Anderson, Kentucky [4]

  • Benjamin, living with wife and daughter

1880 US Census Goodnight, Anderson, Kentucky [6]

  • Benjamin, living with wife, children (including Edward) & mother Lydia

1900 US Census Anderson, Kentucky [8]

  • Benjamin, living with wife and children

Sources

  1. In 1850, father Stephen Franklin was no longer living. His wife and most of their children (Stephen, Benjamin, James, Susan, Lydia)) are listed on the 1850 census.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M65R-ZB1 : 12 April 2016), Stephen Franklin in household of 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.).
  3. "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4QV-CQC : accessed 22 July 2016), Benjamin H. Franklin and Mary Ann Rinehart, 16 Mar 1858; citing , Anderson, Kentucky, United States, Madison County Courthouse, Richmond; FHL microfilm 1,550,673.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZB9-HN7 : 30 December 2015), Ben H Franklin, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MX7N-LLD : 12 April 2016), H B Franklin in household of Susan M Asbey, Kentucky, United States; citing p. 20, family 899, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,943.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCHB-8RN : 7 July 2016), Ben H Franklin, Goodnight, Anderson, Kentucky, United States; citing enumeration district ED 6, sheet 356B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0401; FHL microfilm 1,254,401.
  7. | Find A Grave: Benjamin Holmes Franklin
  8. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9WH-1FP : 20 January 2015), Ben H Franklin, Magisterial District 3, Palmer, Palmer Precinct, Anderson, Kentucky, United States; citing sheet 3A, family 33, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,506.


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