Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday - Jasper and Mary Franklin

Jasper Franklin
Apr. 27, 1773
Mar. 26, 1847
Wife of
Jasper Franklin
Dec. 24, 1778
Died Mar. 3, 1846

Buried Hurricane Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 7 November 2014.

Jasper Franklin married Polly Brockman 27 October 1796 Amherst County, Virginia.[1] By 7 August 1810, they had left Virginia and were living in Livingston County, Kentucky.[2] They are found in Crittenden County when that county was cut off from Livingston in 1842.

In 1842, Jasper's son, Angereau Franklin and his wife Lucinda, conveyed property on Hurricane Creek to Jasper Franklin. The deed, however, was to be null and void at the death or removal from the county by Jasper and wife.[3]

Jasper Franklin left a will in which he left property or money to the following children: Anthony, Angereau, Paulina, Anthony, Matilda, Lucinda and Calpurnia Franklin and left a colt to his grandson, Booker Franklin.[4]

[1] Virginia Compiled Marriages, 1660-1800, Ancestry.com..
[2] 1810 Livingston County, Kentucky Census, Ancestry.com.
[3] Crittenden County, Kentucky Deed Book A, p. 400, dated 21 December 1842, recorded 11 August 1845.
[4] Crittenden County, Kentucky  Will Book 1, p. 18, dated 3 February 1847, recorded April 1847.

Published 19 December 2017, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog,  http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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