He also appears in a court case in Pinckney District, South Carolina wherein John Owen vs. Patrick McGriff.
On 18 Jun 1808 Jemima Franklin and Henry Franklin applied for letters of administration of the estate of Thomas B. Franklin, deceased and on 02 Jul 1808 are named administrators of said estate, and an appraisal of his estate was done on 09 Jul 1808 by John Thornton, Samuel Watkins Sr, and James Phillips, naming the following items in the inventory-
1 lot of sole leather, 2 books, some plough green.
↑ 1790 US Federal Census-"United States Census, 1790," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XHKN-4M8 : accessed 05 Nov 2014), Thomas B Franklin, Not Stated, Chester, South Carolina; citing p. 181, NARA microfilm publication M637, roll 11, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington D.C.; FHL microfilm 00118.
Name: Thomas B Franklin
Event Place: Not Stated, Chester, South Carolina
Page Number: 181
Line Number: 1300
Affiliate Publication Number: M637
Affiliate Film Number: 11
GS Film number: 0568151
Digital Folder Number: 004185996
Image Number: 00118
↑ Gardner, Lucille Hendrick. Pinckney District, South Carolina Common Pleas Minute Book 1792-1794. Shelby, North Carolina. 1984. Repository-Clayton Genealogical Library, Houston, Texas. p34.
John Owen vs. Patrick McGriff. Case. Lowrie for Plantiff not for Defendant. John McGriff, Elijah Nunn, Thomas B. Franklin.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Thomas 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: