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Agnes Joanes (James) Franklin (abt. 1574 - 1646)

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Agnes Joanes Franklin formerly James
Born about in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 30 Oct 1595 in Ecton County of Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified 13 Nov 2019 | Created 3 Jul 2008
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The great grandmother of the famous American founding father, Benjamin Franklin.

Married Henry Franklin on October 30, 1593.

The date of death was: 29 Jan 1646 [1]


I believe this might be the record for when her son, John, was Christened. [2]

Research Notes

Agnes James. The name in a merged profile was: Agnes Frankline formerly Joanes.


  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014, Agnes James in entry for John James, 26 Mar 1626); citing BURTON LATIMER, NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 993,877.

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Marriage entry gives her name as Annis Joanes

30 Oct 1595 to Henry Frankline

Ref. Numbers: 114P/201 in Ecton parish register image 33 by subscription at:

posted by Beryl Meehan

Agnes is 19 degrees from Katie Goodwin, 14 degrees from Wilbur Scoville and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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