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  1. Josiah Franklin1657 - 1745
  • HJosiah Franklin1657 - 1745
  • WAnn Child - 1689
m. c. 1675
  1. Elizabeth Franklin1678 - 1759
  2. Samuel Franklin1681 - 1720
  3. Hannah Franklin1683 - 1723
  4. Josiah Franklin1685 - 1715
  5. Anne Franklin1687 - 1729
  6. Joseph Franklin1688 - 1688
  7. Joseph Franklin1689 - 1689
m. 25 NOV 1689
  1. John Franklin1690 - 1756
  2. Peter Franklin1692 - 1766
  3. Mary Franklin1694 - 1731
  4. James Franklin1696/97 - 1734/35
  5. Sarah Franklin1699 - 1731
  6. Ebenezer Franklin1701 -
  7. Thomas Franklin1703 -
  8. Benjamin Franklin1705/6 - 1790
  9. Lydia Franklin1708 - 1758
  10. Jane Franklin1712 - 1794
Facts and Events
Name[1] Josiah Franklin
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 DEC 1657 Ecton, Northamptonshire, England
Marriage c. 1675 Ecton, Northamptonshireto Ann Child
Marriage 25 NOV 1689 to Abiah Folger
Death[1] 16 JAN 1745 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA


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Josiah Franklin (December 23, 1657 - January 16, 1745) was an English-born businessman best known as the father of Benjamin Franklin. Josiah was born in the tiny town of Ecton, Northamptonshire, England on December 23, 1657. Josiah was the ninth and the last child of his parents, Thomas Franklin, blacksmith and farmer, and his wife Jane White Franklin. Thomas Franklin remarried and had other children. Josiah Franklin was an industrious young man who worked as a fabric dyer in Ecton. In Boston he was a member of Old South Church where he served as a tithingman, a prominent and highly respected member of the congregation.

References

  • Feinstein, Stephan, Read About Benjamin Franklin. Enslow elementary, 2006.
  • Gaustad, Edwin S, Benjamin Franklin. Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • Lemay, Joseph A. Leo, The Life of Benjamin Franklin. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006.

External links

Franklin's Father Josiah - Google BooksA well researched and comprehensive biography.

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References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Papers of Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, lvi.
  2.   Josiah Franklin, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).