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

Agnes Joanes Franklin formerly James
Born about in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married about 30 Oct 1595 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 72 in Ecton, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
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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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James-1 and JamesJoan-1 appear to represent the same person because: last name should be "James" not "JamesJoan"
posted on JamesJoan-1 (merged) by [Living Emmons]
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

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