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Sarah Franklin (Joseph)

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 11, 1785 (40)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lazarus Joseph Israel and Hannah Joseph
Wife of Benjamin Wolf Franklin
Mother of Chaim Abraham Franklin and Lewis Franklin

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About Sarah Franklin

Records of the Franklin family and collaterals


Benjamin Wolf Franckel went to London about 1763, probably at the same time as the daughter of Rabbi Jonah Joseph Franckel, who married Saul, son of the then London Chief Rabbi, Hirschel, or Lyon Hart (1756- 1 763). On settling there Benjamin anglicised his name to Franklin. Perhaps this was suggested by the fact that, in accordance with local custom, his mother, when a widow, had been called in official documents " Die Fraenckelin." He was appointed Rabbi of the Talmud-Torah Hevra, a school for religious instruction, founded in 1770, and later merged into the Jews' Free School. He also taught in many private families, among others in those of the Goldsmids, Gompertz, De Symons, Waleys, etc. At the time of his death he resided in Cock Court, Jewry Street, E.C. In 1823 this house, with others in the same street, was purchased and presented to the Portuguese Jewish community by Sir Moses Montefiore and still belongs to them.

On 1 8th Ellul, 28th August, 1765, Benjamin married an English Jewess named Sarah Joseph, daughter of Lazarus Joseph and Hannah, his wife. Lazarus Joseph's name was originally Lazarus Israel. His Hebrew name was Eleazar, and in a Haliza document he is cited as Eleazar Leiza, the Hamburger.

The father of this Lazarus Israel, named Esriel, the son of Eliezar, died in Altona in 1710, and was buried in the Konigstrasse Cemetery, grave No. 1336.

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Sarah Franklin's Timeline

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
May 19, 1784
Age 39
London, England
April 11, 1785
Age 40