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Thomas Franklin + Jane WhitePeter Folger + Mary Morrill
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Josiah Franklin12/23/1657 -- 01/16/1745avatar
Abiah Folger08/15/1667 -- 05/18/1752avatar
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Benjamin Franklin

Birth17 JAN 1706
 
Occup1737
 
PA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia Postmaster
Flag of
Org.1749-1754
 
Philadelphia, University Of Pennsylvania, PresidentPhiladelphia, University Of Pennsylvania
Occup1775-1776
 
USA Postmaster General
Flag of United States
History4 JUL 1776
 
Declaration of Independence
Signer
American History
Occup1778-1785
 
USA Ambassador to France
Flag of France
Occup1782-1783
 
USA Ambassador to Sweden
Flag of Sweden
HistoryMay-Sep 1787
 
Constitutional Convention, 1787
Signer
American History
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Masonic member of Tun Tavern Lodge
Occup Inventor
lightening rod, bifocals
Death17 APR 1790
 
Grave
 
Aged: 84.2 years

______ Mother of William Franklin

Birthabt 1719
 
( place questionable )
ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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William 

22 FEB 173117 NOV 1813  PA, Philadelphia Co, Philadelphia Elizabeth Downes, ___ Morther of William Temple Franklin 
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  • Tombstone
  • Postage Stamp
  • Postage Stamp
  • Adams, Jefferson, Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Benjamin Franklin
 
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Aaron Cleveland IVfriendsource
Gurdon Saltonstall Mumfordprivate secretarysource

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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave
  3. Website: Worldconnect--George Larson; The core of this database was compiled between 1992-97 using sources at the Genealogy Annex of the Sonoma County (Calif.) Library (i.e. HeritageQuest).;
  4. Website: Postmaster Finder;
    Source from: Ray Gurganus
  5. Marriage Sources:
    Website: William Franklin, 1731-1813; unknown mother, son of Benjamin Franklin;
  1. (& 2) Website: William Franklin, 1731-1813; unknown mother, son of Benjamin Franklin;
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