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Edward Sherman Franklin

Male 1887 - 1942  (54 years)


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  • Name Edward Sherman Franklin 
    Born 11 Jun 1887  Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • 1891 on headstone.
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1942  Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Catawba Springs Cemetery, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Edward Sherman Franklin
    Findagrave memorial for Edward Sherman Franklin
    Created by: Earth Angel
    Record added: Aug 22, 2010
    Photographed
    Find A Grave Memorial# 57476337
    Person ID I15937  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2016 

    Father James Martin Franklin,   b. 27 Aug 1845, Conecuh County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1926, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Counell Harold,   b. 01 May 1852, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1922, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F2122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Jackson,   b. 23 Mar 1885,   d. 7 Jul 1977, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Children 
     1. Burgess Miles Franklin,   b. 11 Jan 1916, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1967, Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
     2. Blakeley C Franklin,   b. 14 Oct 1918, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1931, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  [Birth]
     3. Gladys Elizabeth Franklin,   b. 24 Sep 1919, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 2010  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     4. Virginia Helen Franklin,   b. 1 Jun 1922, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2006  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     5. Jessie Kate Franklin,   b. 29 Feb 1924, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1935, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)  [Birth]
     6. James Henry Franklin,   b. 23 May 1926, Brewton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1997, Jay, Santa Rosa, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F4903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336394] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Name: Edward Sherman Franklin
      Birth Date: 10 Jun 1887
      Death Date: 23 Sep 1942
      Death Place: Brantley, Alabama
      Death Age: 55
      Occupation: Farmer
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Male
      Father Name: Jim Franklin
      Mother Name: Conell Harold
      Mother Birth Place: Germany
      Spouse Name: Elizabeth Jackson Franklin
      FHL Film Number: 1908617

    2. [S006918] U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line], ( Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), Registration State: Alabama; Registration County: Escambia; Roll: 1509382.