"Dear Sister, Yours of May 26, I received with the melancholy news of the death of sister Deavenport, a loss, without doubt, regretted by all that knew her, for she was a good woman..."6
[Note numbering follows the Franklin Papers source.]
6. Sarah Franklin Davenport died May 23, 1731, leaving five children. Her husband remarried November 1731 (Genealogy, C.12).