The Franklins

Franklin, Henry, Jackson

John FRANKLIN was born in England 8 March 1853, and died in Williamson County Texas 20 November 1925.  Ca. 1876, he married Ann WARNER, born in England 17 May 1850, died in Williamson County Texas 7 January 1923.  Both John and Annie are buried in Pond Springs Cemetery.

John, Annie, and their daughter Annie left from Liverpool England and arrived in New Orleans Louisiana 20 December 1880 on the “Mississippi”.  John was 28 years old, Annie was 26 years old, and their daughter Annie was an infant.

Known children of John and Ann (WARNER) FRANKLIN:

i.  Annie Emily FRANKLIN, born in England 23 March 1879, died 2 October 1922.  Annie married Josahway “Frank” JACKSON.  Annie and Frank are buried in Pond Springs Cemetery.  They had eight known children.  One of their daughters, Bertha Leona, married Carl J HENRY, brother of Wade.  Bertha HENRY (7 July 1899 – 23 April 1923) is buried in Pond Springs Cemetery next to her parents.

ii.  John Davidson FRANKLIN, born in Texas 2 December 1883, died 11 February 1965 in Godley, Johnson County Texas.  Married Mary Lou HESTER.

iii.  Benn FRANKLIN, born in Texas 28 February 1885, died in Williamson County Texas 28 April 1887.  Benn is buried in Pond Springs Cemetery.

iv.  Ada E. FRANKLIN, born in Texas 2 January 1887, died in Williamson County Texas March 1973.  Married James Jeffery JACKSON, son of Jeff and Carried (HOUGHTON) JACKSON, born in Burnet County Texas 5 May 1882, died in Travis County Texas 28 February 1965.  Both James and Ada are buried Capital Memorial Gardens, Austin.

v.  Fred Caesar FRANKLIN, born in Texas 1 January 1889, died 7 August 1977 in Godley, Johnson County Texas.

vi.  Arthur Richard FRANKLIN, born in Texas 8 November 1892, died in Austin Texas 11 May 1942, buried Memorial Park in Austin.  Married Hattie.

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– Suzanne

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