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Ebenezer Franklin (1701 - 1703)

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Ebenezer Franklin
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Ebenezer Franklin was born at Boston, Massachusetts on Sept. 20, 1701, the son of Josiah Franklin and Abiah Folger. [1]

He drowned 'in a tub of suds' on February 5, 1702/3 aged about 16 months [2]

Boston Births

1701: Ebenezer son of Josiah Frankling and Abiah his wife, born Sept. 20, 1701. (p. 7) [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 City Document 43. A Report of the Record Commissioners of the City of Boston containing Boston Births From AD 1700 to AD 1800, Rockwell and Churchill Printers, Boston, Massachusetts, 1894
  2. Diary of Samuel Sewall: 1674-1729, Volume 2. In Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Volume 6, Massachusetts Historical Society, University Press, Boston, Massachusetts, 1879 p. 73

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On 8 Dec 2011 Lois Hirsch wrote:

Death was accidental drowning.

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