Meshack Franklin

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Meshack Franklin

Birthplace: Orange, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Surry, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Barnard Franklin and Mary S. Franklin
Husband of Mildred Franklin
Father of Martha Elizabeth Franklin and Frances Jane Franklin
Brother of Betty Franklin; Shadrach Franklin; Mary (Nall) Franklin; Jeremiah Franklin; Bernard Franklin and 6 others

Managed by: Richard Austin Franklin
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About Meshack Franklin

Meshack Franklin (1772 – December 18, 1839) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina; born in Surry County, North Carolina, in 1772; Brother of Jesse Franklin. member of the State house of commons in 1800 and 1801; served in the State senate in 1828, 1829, and 1838; elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Tenth and to the three succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1807 – March 3, 1815); died in Surry County, N.C., December 18, 1839. Franklin's house, built by his father-in-law Gideon Edwards in 1799, is currently owned and maintained by the Surry County Historical Society as the Edwards-Franklin House.

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Meshack Franklin's Timeline

September 17, 1773
Orange, Virginia, United States
June 10, 1813
Age 39
May 1, 1821
Age 47
Surry, North Carolina, USA
December 18, 1839
Age 66
Surry, North Carolina, United States