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Mary Franklin (Gooch)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Gooch, III and Hannah Gooch
Wife of John Franklin, Postmaster of Boston
Mother of John Franklin, died at sea
Sister of James Gooch
Half sister of Joseph Gooch

Occupation: Housewife
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About Mary Franklin

John Franklin, b. 1690, Ben Franklin's older brother, was married twice. Once to a Mary Gooch in about 1715, and then after she died, he married the widow Elizabeth Gooch Hubbard in 1753. Neither of these women were known as "Mary Elizabeth Gooch" in any historical documents. Mary and Elizabeth Gooch were two different women.

John Franklin, b. 1690, had only one child, a son, John, born in June of 1716, and lost at sea as a young man without issue.

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Mary Franklin's Timeline

1698
March 17, 1698
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1716
1716
Age 17
1752
1752
Age 53
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
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Massachusetts, United States