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  • Franklin County, North Carolina

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, North Carolina. The county was formed in 1779 from the southern half of Bute County. It is named for Benjamin Franklin and is a part of the Research Triangle. Adjacent Counties Granville County Halifax County Nash County Vance County Wake County Warren County Towns & Townships

  • Franklin County, New York

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, New York. Overview In 1808, Franklin County was split off from Clinton County and organized. It was named after United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. In the early decades many landowners basically were subsistence farmers. In the late 1880s and 1890s, both the Delaware and Hudson and New York Central ...

  • Franklin County, Nebraska

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Nebraska. The county was formed in 1867 and organized in 1871. It was named for Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Harlan County Kearney County Phelps County Phillips County, Kansas Smith County, Kansas Webster County Communities Bloomington Campbell Franklin (County Seat) Hildreth ...

  • Franklin County, Mississippi

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Mississippi. Overview The county was formed on December 21, 1809 and named for Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. This was the fourth county organized in Mississippi. It was initially developed for agriculture, specifically cotton plantations. Cotton continued to be important to the economy through the 19th centu...

  • Franklin County, Pennsylvania

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Not to be confused with the city of Franklin in Venango County. Official Website Franklin County became an independent jurisdiction on September 9, 1784, relatively soon after the end of the American Revolutionary War. It is named in honor of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties ...

  • Franklin County, Ohio

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Ohio. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin in Warren County. Official Website On March 30, 1803, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Franklin County. The county originally was part of Ross County. Residents named the county in honor of Benjamin Franklin. In 1816, Franklin County's Colum...

  • Franklin County, Alabama

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Alabama. Official Website Franklin County was established on February 6, 1818 and named after Benjamin Franklin. Many musicians and songwriters are from Franklin County including Billy Sherrill, Ricky Pierce, Eddie Martin and many others. Adjacent Counties Colbert County Itawamba County, Miss. Lawrence...

  • Franklin County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Vermont. In 1792, Franklin County was formed and named for Benjamin Franklin. It is the birthplace of 21st president of the United States, Chester Alan Arthur . Adjacent Counties & Provinces Chittenden County Grand Isle County Lamoille County Orleans County Province of Québec Cities, Towns & Villages

  • Franklin County, Massachusetts

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Massachusetts. Franklin County was created on June 24, 1811, from the northern third of Hampshire County. It was named for Benjamin Franklin. Franklin County's government was abolished by the state government in 1997, at the county's request. Adjacent Counties Berkshire County Hampshire County Cheshire Co...

  • Franklin County, Georgia

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Georgia. Official Website On February 25, 1784 Franklin became Georgia's 8th county. It was named in honor of patriot Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Elbert County Hart County Madison County Banks County Stephens County Oconee County, SC Cities, Towns & Communities Canon

  • Franklin County, Tennessee

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Tennessee. Official Website History White settlement began around 1800, and the county was formally organized in 1807 and named for Benjamin Franklin. One of the most notable early settlers was frontiersman Davy Crockett, who came about 1812 but is not thought to have remained long. The University of the South...

  • Franklin County, Missouri

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Missouri. Official Website History Occupied by succeeding cultures of indigenous peoples, this area was populated by the historic Osage tribe at the time of European encounter. The region was first settled by Europeans during the rule of the Spanish Empire. The Spanish log fort San Juan del Misuri (1796–1803) w...

  • Franklin County, Idaho

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Idaho. Idaho's oldest permanent non-native settlement occurred at Franklin on April 14, 1860 when Mormon settlers led by Thomas S. Smart established the settlement at its present location on the Cub River. It was the seventh and northernmost settlement in the Cache Valley at the time of its settlement and was believ...

  • Franklin County, Indiana

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Indiana. Official Website Franklin County was formed in 1811 and was named for Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Fayette County Union County Rush County Butler County, Ohio Dearborn County Hamilton County, Ohio Ripley County Decatur County

  • Franklin County, Kansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Kansas. Official Website In 1855, Franklin County was established. The county was named after Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Douglas County Miami County Osage County Anderson County Linn County Coffey County Cities & Towns Lane Minneola (Ghost Town) Norwood (Ghost Town) Ottawa (...

  • Franklin County, Maine

    This project is part of the State of Maine Portal . Franklin County, Maine is a county in the western part of the state, bordering Canada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 30,768, making it the second-least populous county in Maine. Its county seat is Farmington. The county was established on May 9, 1838 and named for Benjamin Franklin. Ethnic Groups The racial makeup of ...

  • Franklin County, Florida

    This project is for those who were born, lived and died in Franklin County, Florida. Wikipedia The county is named for Benjamin Franklin .

  • Franklin County, Illinois

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Illinois. Official Website Franklin County was established on January 2, 1818 and formed from parts of Gallatin and White counties. It was named for Benjamin Franklin. The high levels of gas found in Franklin County's coal deposits have resulted in mining disasters and explosions over the years. Between 1905 and...

  • Franklin County, Texas, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Texas. Official Website Franklin County was erected and established in 1875. Although the origin of the county's name is not recorded, it is generally believed to have been named after Judge Benjamin C. Franklin, the first appointed justice in the Republic of Texas. Adjacent Counties Delta County Red River...

  • Franklin County, Iowa

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Iowa. Official Website The county was formed on January 15, 1851 and named after Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Cerro Gordo County Butler County Grundy County Hardin County Wright County Cities Ackley Alexander Coulter Dows Geneva Hampton (County Seat) Hansell Latimer Ho...

  • Franklin County, Arkansas

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Arkansas. The county was formed on December 19, 1837, and named for Benjamin Franklin, American statesman. Adjacent Counties Crawford County Madison County Sebastian County Johnson County Logan County Cities & Towns Altus Branch Charleston (County Seat) Denning Fly Gap (Ghost Town) Oz...

  • Franklin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Kentucky. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin, in Simpson County, Kentucky. Official Website Franklin County was established in 1795 and was named after the American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Anderson County Henry County Owen County Shelby County Sco...

  • Franklin County, Washington

    Wikipedia The county is named for Benjamin Franklin .

  • Fort Negro

    This project is for Fort Negro or Fort Appalachicola, Florida. Fort Gadsden Wiki Fort Gadsden Fort Gadsden is located in Franklin County, Florida, on the Apalachicola River. The site contains the ruins of two forts, and has been known by several other names at various times, including Prospect Bluff Fort, Nicholls Fort, Blount's Fort, British Post, Negro Fort, African Fort, and Fort Apala...

  • Columbus, Ohio

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbus, Ohio. Official Website Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The "Burough of Columbus" was officially established on February 10, 1816. Nine people were elected to fill the various positions of Mayor, Treasurer, and several others. In 1816-1817, Jarvis W. Pike would serve as the 1st Mayor. Although the recent...

  • Franklin County, Virginia, USA

    Official Web Site =This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Virginia. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Point Of Contact For This Page: Donald Colvin

  • Capital University

    Wikipedia Capital University is a private accredited liberal arts and research university in Bexley, a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. Capital was founded originally as the Theological Seminary of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Ohio in 1830, and later was associated with that synod's successor, the American Lutheran Church. The university has undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as a law...