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Franklin County, Kentucky

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  • John Holland Baker, (CSA) (1822 - 1891)
    John Holland Baker, farmer, stockraiser, and soldier, was born in Frankfort, Kentucky, on April 6, 1822, the son of Lucinda (Edwards) Baker. In 1846 he married Amanda Saunders in Kentucky. The couple h...
  • Lucinda McKee (c.1797 - 1869)
    Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 Name: Lucinda Mckee Birth Year: abt 1796 Birth Place: Kentucky Gender: Female Marital Status: Widowed '''Census Date: 1856''' Residence State: Iowa Residence Co...
  • Elijah Micajah Peyton (1798 - 1851)
  • Jared P Peyton (1777 - 1851)
    Wikitree & Peytons of Virginia indicate that Jared's father, John, died after 1820.
  • Josiah Noah Boone, I (1726 - 1814)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A012117 It appears that Josiah Boone Sr. was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. From the records of the Daughters of the American R...

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Franklin County was established in 1795 and was named after the American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin.

Adjacent Counties


  • Bald Knob
  • Bridgeport
  • Forks of Elkhorn
  • Frankfort (County Seat & State Capital)
  • Jett
  • Peaks Mill
  • Switzer



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