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Samuel Franklin

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Josiah Franklin and Ann Franklin
Husband of Elizabeth Franklin
Father of Elizabeth Compton and Son of Samuel Franklin
Brother of Elizabeth Douse; Hannah Franklin; Josiah Franklin, Jr.; Anne Franklin; Joseph Franklin, I and 1 other
Half brother of John Franklin, Postmaster of Boston; Peter Franklin; Mary Homes; James Franklin; Sarah Davenport and 5 others

Occupation: Blacksmith
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About Samuel Franklin

Eldest son of Josiah and Ann and married Elizabeth Tyng. Samuel became a blacksmith, the traditional trade for the eldest Franklin son.

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From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ffru/Docs/FFRU_back/vol21.pdf footnote 14:

"children of Elizabeth Compton (daughter of Samuel Franklin) descended in the right line from Samuel Franklin; they lived at Providence, R.I., 1793."

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From Franklin Family page 18. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 11

(g) 9. Josiah,|| son of Thomas, had: ... 2. Samuel, b. May 16, 1681; m. Elizabeth Tyng, in New England.fi

fi. They appear to havo had descendants. The following memorandum is attached to my record: "Children of Elizabeth Compton (Daughter of Samuel Franklin) and Grandchildren descended in a right line from Samuel Franklin; they lived at Providence, R. I., 1793.

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Samuel Franklin's Timeline

1681
May 16, 1681
Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
1705
May 16, 1705
Age 24
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1710
1710
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1719
March 31, 1719
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
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