Capt. James Franklin

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Capt. James Franklin

Birthdate: (57)
Birthplace: Amherst, Virginia, USA
Death: June 23, 1813 (57)
Amherst, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Franklin, Sr. and Margaret Franklin
Husband of Nancy Ann Ballenger and Mariane Crouch
Father of Nancy Thurman and John Bryant Franklin
Brother of Sarah Hensley Ballenger; Elizabeth 'Dolly' Ballenger; John Franklin; Margaret Hensley Harrison; Phebe Franklin and 5 others
Half brother of John F. Franklin

Managed by: Steven Patrick Frank
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About Capt. James Franklin

Ancestor #: A041739

James Franklin

  • Birth: circa 1750, Amherst, Virginia, USA
  • Death: – Jul or Aug 1813)
  • Parents: Henry Franklin, Margaret Hensley
  • Married: Nancy Ann Crews 15 Dec 1796


  • 13 Sep 1781: James had already been a Captain in the Continental Line, 10th VA Regiment for three years when he was recommended as a recruiting officer by Hugh Rose as he had "acted with credit . . . 10th VA Regt".[5] He was supposedly promoted to Major as was called "Major James Franklin by Bailey Fulton Davis. Let's not forget, however, that most soldiers are promoted by their descendants.


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Capt. James Franklin's Timeline

Amherst, Virginia, USA
October 11, 1773
Age 17
Amherst Co., VA
June 23, 1813
Age 57
Amherst, Virginia, USA
February 1, 1986
Age 57
March 17, 1986
Age 57
March 19, 1986
Age 57