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Franklin B. Martin (1811 - 1860)

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Franklin B. Martin
Born in Knox, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 4 Apr 1844 in Platte, Missouri, United Statesmap
Died in Lafayette, Yamhill, Oregon, United Statesmap
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When Franklin B. Martin was born on December 17, 1811, in Knox, Kentucky, his father, Zadock, was 22 and his mother, Susannah, was 23. He married Lucretia Gordon (1827–1892) on April 4, 1844.[1] They had three children during their marriage but none survived to adulthood. He died on July 11, 1860, in Lafayette, Oregon, at the age of 48, and was buried in McMinnville, Oregon. Lucretia remarried to John White Cowls.[2]

Masonic Cemetery
McMinnville, Yamhill County, Oregon


  1. Missouri State Archives; Jefferson City, MO, USA; Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm] page 89-90
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: Yamhill, Oregon Territory; Roll: M432_742; Page: 171B; Image: 328
  • Oregon, Wills and Probate Records, 1849-1963; Franklin B Martin, Notes: Probate Case Files, 190-221

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