Clay County

Henry Franklin Family

Father: Henry FRANKLIN
Birth: CA 1801 in Burke Co, Nc
Death: 26 Jul 1880 in Hoosier Prairie Twp, Clay Co, Il
Burial: in Isom Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Parents - Father: Jonathan FRANKLIN; Mother: Rachel

Marriage: 20 Feb 1825 in Spencer, Owen Co, In

Mother: Catherine STANSBURY
Birth: CA 1803 in Md
Death: CA 1871
Burial: in Isom Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Parents - Father: Caleb Sanders STANSBURY; Mother: Mary Catherine (Polly) GOSNEL

Children:

Child No. 1: Mary FRANKLIN
Birth: 25 May 1824 in Owen Co, In
Death: 13 Feb 1860 in Clay Co, Il
Burial: in Leonard/snyder Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Marriage: 6 May 1849 in Owen Co, In
Spouse: Pleasant McCRAW

Child No. 2: Caleb S. FRANKLIN
Birth: 17 Aug 1829 in Owen Co, In
Death: 14 Feb 1876 in Hoosier Prairie Twp, Clay Co, Il
Burial: in Hoosier Twp #4 Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Marriage: 4 Dec 1853 in Clay Co, Il
Spouse: Rachel WAMMACK

Child No. 3: Phoebe FRANKLIN
Birth: 25 Dec 1834
Death: 5 Sep 1857 in Clay Co, Il
Burial:
Marriage: 7 Oct 1852 in Clay Co, Il
Spouse: Henry PHILLIPS

Child No. 4: Harriet FRANKLIN
Birth: 26 Jun 1836 in Owen Co, In
Death: 19 Jan 1890 in Clay Co, Il
Burial: in Smith Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Marriage: 18 Jun 1854 in Clay Co, Il
Spouse: Lancaster WILLIAMS

Child No. 5: Catherine J. FRANKLIN
Birth: 10 Mar 1838 in Owen Co, In
Death: 18 Mar 1846 in Clay Co, Il
Burial: in Hoosier Prairie Twp, Clay Co, Il
Marriage:
Spouse:

Child No. 6: Henry William FRANKLIN
Birth: 18 Mar 1841 in Owen Co, In
Death: 5 Apr 1886 in Hoosier Prairie Twp, Clay Co, Il
Burial:
Marriage: CA 1862
Spouse: Sarah Ann

Child No. 7: Samuel FRANKLIN
Birth: ca 1844 in Owen Co, In
Death: 1 Jul 1876 in Perry Co, Mo
Burial:
Marriage: 2 May 1869 in Clay Co, Il
Spouse: Emma Sarah LOWREY

Child No. 8: Rachel FRANKLIN
Birth: 3 Sep 1845 in Owen Co, In
Death: 11 Oct 1889
Burial: in Hoosier Twp Cemetery, Clay Co, Il
Marriage: 19 Dec 1866 in Clay Co, Il
Spouse: John CREECH

Notes / Documentation:
This family has been proven not to be decendants of Benjamin FRANKLIN even though some poor published research in NC states the opposite. Henry WIlliam FRANKLIN was married 23 Jan 1867 to Martha J. WLDON.

Submitted by Mary Lee Haas


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