Peter Franklin died in Philadelphia on July 1, 1766 in his 74th year, and was at the time of his death Deputy Postmaster in Philadelphia.
1692: Peter of Josiah and Abia Franklin born Nov. 22. (p. 201) 
Peter Franklin & Mary Harmon married by Rev. Mr. Eben'r Pemberton Presbt., Sept. 12, 1717. (p. 51) 
↑ 1.01.1 Appleton, William S. City Document 130. Boston Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths 1630-1699, Registry Dept. City of Boston, Boston, MA, Rockwell & Churchill, 1883
↑ The Franklin Family. In: The New England Historical Genealogical Register, Vol. 11, NEHGS, Boston, Massachusetts, 1847, p. 380
↑ 3.03.1 McGlenen, Edward W. compiler. City Document 150: A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston, conraining Boston Marriages from 1700 to 1751. Municipal Printing Office, Boston, Massachusetts, 1898.
↑ Manning, Susan & Peter France. Enlightenment and Emancipation, Bucknell University Press, 2006 p. 176-7
↑ Scarf, John Thomas & Thompson Westcott. History of Philadelphia, 1609-1884, Volume 3., L. H. Everts & Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1884 p. 1812
↑ Sparks, Jared. Benjamin Franklin. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included in Any Former Edition, and Many Letters, Official and Private, Not Hitherto Published; with Notes and a Life of the Author. Volume 7, Hillard, Gray & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, 1840 p.309
↑ Dobson, David. American Vital Records from the Gentleman's Magazine 1731-1868. Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland. 1987. p104.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Peter by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA test-takers in his direct paternal line.
Mitochondrial DNA test-takers in the direct maternal line: