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Samuel Franklin

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
Death: between March 31, 1719 and March 31, 1720 (37-38)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Josiah Franklin and Ann Franklin
Husband of Elizabeth Franklin
Father of Elizabeth Compton and Son of Samuel Franklin
Brother of Elizabeth Douse; Hannah Cole; Josiah Franklin, Jr.; Ann Harris; Joseph Franklin, I and 1 other
Half brother of John Franklin, Postmaster of Boston; Peter Franklin; James Franklin, I; Sarah Davenport; Ebenezer Franklin and 5 others

Occupation: Blacksmith
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About Samuel Franklin

Eldest son of Josiah and Ann and married Elizabeth Tyng. Samuel became a blacksmith, the traditional trade for the eldest Franklin son.


From footnote 14:

"children of Elizabeth Compton (daughter of Samuel Franklin) descended in the right line from Samuel Franklin; they lived at Providence, R.I., 1793."

From Franklin Family page 18. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 11

(g) 9. Josiah,|| son of Thomas, had: ... 2. Samuel, b. May 16, 1681; m. Elizabeth Tyng, in New

fi. They appear to havo had descendants. The following memorandum is attached to my record: "Children of Elizabeth Compton (Daughter of Samuel Franklin) and Grandchildren descended in a right line from Samuel Franklin; they lived at Providence, R. I., 1793.

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Samuel Franklin's Timeline

May 16, 1681
Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
Age 28
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
March 31, 1719
Age 37
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts