Elijah Marion Franks

Elijah Marion Franks (1798 - 1873)

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Elijah Marion Franks
Born in Laurens, South Carolina, USAmap
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Husband of — married 1820 [location unknown]
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Died in Columbia, Arkansas, USAmap
Profile last modified 20 Feb 2019 | Created 1 Apr 2015
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Moved to Talladega Co, Alabama in 1839. Moved to Arkansas by CivilWar.Served in Civil War in Confederate Arkansas army. Discharged with honor due to age.

Son Elijah Marion Franks fought in Civil War, was captured and imprisoned. Escaped, recaptured, and finally exchanged near Vicksburg. KIA. According to family lore he kept daring the enemy to shoot him. The Yankees obliged.

Sgt. Company K, 19th Ark Infantry


  • 1860 Columbia, Ark Mississippi Township, Columbia County, Arkansas Palestine Post Office. 20 Jun 1860

Elijah Franks 62 M SC
Jane 62 F SC
Elijah 23 M SC
Charles 22 M SC

  • 1870 Columbia Co, AR Mississippi Township, Columbia Co, AR 1870 Census Post Office: Magnolia. 8 Jun 1870

Elijah Franks age 72 M SC
Jane age 72 F SC
Leonard Reid age 24 M GA "teacher"

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