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Mary Hammond (Franklin)

Also Known As: "Polly Franklin"
Birthplace: Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Louisburg, Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Franklin and Millicent Franklin
Wife of Jilson P. Hammond
Mother of Daughter Hammond; Susan Hammond; John Franklin Hammond; James Martin Hammond; William Wiley Hammond and 3 others
Sister of Sally Franklin; Martin Franklin; Elizabeth Franklin and Nancy Jane Franklin

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About Mary Hammond

Additional Curator's Notes:

Family lore claims that Mary was descended from Benjamin Franklin. Sorry, just not true! If your ancestor's surname is Franklin and there is a family tradition that your ancestor is descended from Benjamin Franklin, this is a fable. The reason for this is simple. Ben Franklin had one son who lived to maturity. That son had one son. He (i.e. Ben Franklin's grandson) had no sons. IF Mary was related to Ben Franklin, it was not through a direct descendancy. To date, I have not found a link for Mary to Ben Franklin's family. Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Curator, 7/23/2011


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Mary Hammond's Timeline

December 27, 1813
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Age 21
December 27, 1840
Age 27
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Age 26
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
November 3, 1842
Age 28
Johnson County, Kentucky, United States
April 12, 1846
Age 32
Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, United States
September 15, 1846
Age 32
Morgan County, Kentucky, United States
Age 35
Age 35