Benjamin John Franklin

Benjamin John Franklin
b: 19 Oct 1888
d: Apr 1921
Benjamin FRANKLIN was born on 19 Oct 1888 in Irisburg, Henry County, VA. He died in Apr 1921 in El Paso, , TX.

BIRTH: BVS Henry Co., VA Births 1853-1896 page 283, line 70 -- Benj. Franklin, son
of Sol/S.J. Franklin born 19 Oct 1888 in Irisburg.

DEATH: approx. date and place obtained from obituary below.

OBITUARY: THE HENRY BULLETIN, Fri., April 8, 1921, p. 3, col. 4 [edited]. Ridgeway,
April 4. A message was received here Tuesday announcing the death of Mr.
Benjamin Franklin, in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Franklin was the youngest son of Mrs. S. J.
Franklin and brother of Messrs. Je, Sol and George Franklin. He has many friends in
Ridgeway and Henry County who will learn with sorrow of his death.

From Ben Jr (Happy) Franklin: Ben and his family lived in Houston where he contracted Tiberculosis. He then moved his family to El Paso in 1919 for health reasons. He and his wife Annie, son Ben Jr. and daughter, Katerine lived with Ben's sister Anna for two years before Ben died of Tiberculosis. Annie continued to work at the confectionary store across from the Bailey School with her son Ben Jr. helping her. Annie had gone to Hot Springs, New Mexico and came down with pnuemonia and died from it on January 22, 1926.
  • 19 Oct 1888 - Birth - ; Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia
  • Apr 1921 - Death - ; El Paso, Texas, USA
Sol Franklin
12 Apr 1839 - 8 Nov 1889
Benjamin John Franklin
19 Oct 1888 - Apr 1921
George E. Griggs
9 Oct 1816 - 23 Dec 1882
Susan Jane Griggs
20 Feb 1851 - 1932
Frances W. Wills
7 Sep 1817 - 30 Aug 1854
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Sol Franklin
Birth12 Apr 1839Posen, Prussia
Death8 Nov 1889Irisburg, Henry Co., Virginia
Marriage21 Apr 1868to Susan Jane Griggs at Henry County, Virginia
FatherJno. J. Franklin
MotherRebecca Franklin
PARENT (F) Susan Jane Griggs
Birth20 Feb 1851Henry County, Virginia
Death1932El Paso, Texas
Marriage21 Apr 1868to Sol Franklin at Henry County, Virginia
FatherGeorge E. Griggs
MotherFrances W. Wills
MHenry Clay Franklin
Birth16 Nov 1879
Death22 Jun 1902
MJoseph Griggs Franklin
Birth15 Apr 1874Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia
Death1938El Paso, Texas, USA
MGeorge Griggs Franklin
Birth1884Irisburg Virginia
Death9 Sep 1966Tacoma Washington
Marriage1907to Alice Sorenson at El Paso Texas
MBenjamin John Franklin
Birth19 Oct 1888Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia
DeathApr 1921El Paso, Texas, USA
Marriageto Annie Ilfrey
MJohn Phillip Franklin
Birth25 Nov 1872Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia
Death15 Jan 1963Riverside, California
Marriage1898to Annie Pugsley
Marriageto Vada Jackson
FRosa Jane Franklin
Birth13 Jan 1869Virginia
Death12 Sep 1898Irisburg, Va
Marriage25 Dec 1889to William Manley Darlington
FFrances Kate Franklin
BirthFeb 1870Virginia
Death27 Jun 1901
Marriage1892to Warren Norman
FAnna Wills Franklin
DeathMay 1953
MSol Franklin
Birth23 Jun 1877Irisburg, Henry Co., Virginia
Death15 Jan 1961El Paso, Texas
Marriage11 Apr 1916to Lenora Bull at Mansfield, Arkansas
UInfant Franklin
Birth1871Irisburg Virginia
Death1871Irisburg Virginia
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) Benjamin John Franklin
Birth19 Oct 1888Irisburg, Henry County, Virginia
DeathApr 1921El Paso, Texas, USA
Marriageto Annie Ilfrey
FatherSol Franklin
MotherSusan Jane Griggs
PARENT (F) Annie Ilfrey
Death22 Jan 1926
Marriageto Benjamin John Franklin
FatherK. E. Ilfrey
MotherKatherine Ilfrey
Marriage20 May 1935to Lois Katherine Cain at Asbury Methodist Church Houston, Texas
Marriageto Carl F O'neil
Descendancy Chart
Benjamin John Franklin b: 19 Oct 1888 d: Apr 1921
Annie Ilfrey b: 1882 d: 22 Jan 1926