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Ann Franklin (Child)

Birthplace: Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
Death: 1689
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Granary Burying Ground Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Near obelisk for Josiah & Abiah Franklin
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Child and Bridget Child
Wife of Josiah Franklin
Mother of Elizabeth Douse; Samuel Franklin; Hannah Cole; Josiah Franklin, Jr.; Ann Harris and 2 others

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About Ann Franklin

Ann Child

  • Birth: July 9 1655 - Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Death: June 9 1689 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  • Husband: Josiah Franklin

First wife of Josiah Franklin. Married in 1677, they had 3 children (Elizabeth, Samual & Hannah) while still in England. After immigrating to America in 1682, they had 4 more (Josiah Jr., Ann, Joseph I, and Joseph II. [Joseph I died soon after birth and the next was named for him.] She died from the effects of giving birth to her 7th child.

Family links: Spouse:

  1. Josiah Franklin (1655 - 1744)


  • Granary Burying Ground
  • Boston
  • Suffolk County
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot: Near obelisk for Josiah & Abiah Franklin

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Maintained by: V R Pierson Originally Created by: Collins Crapo Record added: Apr 03, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 67815297

In 1677, Josiah Franklin married his first wife, Anne Child, in Ecton, England. Over the next few years, the couple had three children: Elizabeth, Samuel, and Hannah. Upon moving to Boston, he took up the trade of tallow chandler and soap boiler because the trade he was born to was not in demand in New England. After the family moved to Boston, Massachusetts, the couple had four more children, including Josiah Jr., Ann, Joseph (I), and Joseph (II). The first Joseph died soon after birth, and the next child was named for him. In 1689, Anne Child Franklin died of complications while giving birth to her seventh child in Boston.

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Ann Franklin's Timeline

July 9, 1655
Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
July 9, 1655
Ecton, Northamptonshire , England
March 2, 1678
Age 22
Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
May 16, 1681
Age 25
Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
May 25, 1683
Age 27
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
August 23, 1685
Age 30
January 5, 1686
Age 30
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
February 6, 1688
Age 32
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
June 30, 1689
Age 34
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States