Abraham Franklin, I

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Abraham Franklin, I

Also Known As: ""Old Abe" Franklin"
Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Death: circa 1845 (88-96)
Johnson County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of James Franklin, II and Agnes Franklin
Husband of Lucille Franklin
Father of Abraham Abel Franklin and John Franklin
Brother of Anne Nunnelee; Daniel Franklin; John Franklin; Elisha Franklin; Henry Franklin and 4 others

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About Abraham Franklin, I

Abraham Franklin 1753-1845 , Tidewater VA, Burke Co, NC, Scott Co, VA, Johnson Co, KY

Abe Franklin "Old Abe" was born in Philadelphia, PA, USA in 1753. He married Lucille Vaughan daughter of Patrick Vaughan c 1774. They had at least two children, Abraham, Jr (Abe II) . born c1775 and Mahala. Old Abe supposedly joined George Washington's army at Yorktown, VA in 1776 and was with him until 1781. (No record of this service has been found to date) Lucille died either in VA or after Abe moved .to Richland, Burke Co, NC c1781 with Abe II, Mahala and possibly Lucille. He moved to Scott Co, VA c 1815 & settled on a 1200 acre tract on Copper Creek just outside Estilleville (present day Gate City)with his son Abe II and daughter-in-law Sarah "Sally" Spears ... (see document attached) (Researcher: Jack R. Templeton)


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Abraham Franklin, I's Timeline

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
January 18, 1774
Age 21
Albemarle, Virginia
Age 22
North Carolina
Age 92
Johnson County, Kentucky, United States