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Franklin Pierce Best
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1852
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 22, 1924
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA

Winslow, Reynoldsville P.O., is a farmer, and was born in Winslow Twp., Nov. 21, 1852. He was a son of William and Frances (Moore) Best. His father was a native of Westmoreland Co., and settled in Winslow Twp., about 1837, and cleared and improved the farm now owned by Frank P., where they lived and died. They had 5 children: Frank P., Margaret N., Eliza, Florence, and Alexander. His parental grandfather was William Best, pioneer of McCalmont Twp. Frank P. Best now occupies the old homestead. Here he was born and reared. He married Jennie McConnell, and has had 2 children: William R. and Hattie D. His wife, Jennie, was a daughter of Joseph and Ellen (Smith) McConnell, of Washington Twp. this county.

HISTORY OF JEFFERSON COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA by Kate M. Scott and published in 1888
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Best (1823 - 1874)
  Frances Willard Moore Best (1827 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Olive McConnell Best (1852 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Infant Child Best (____ - 1878)*
  William Rolland Best (1880 - 1959)*
  Hallie B Best (1886 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Franklin Pierce Best (1852 - 1924)
  Margaret Ann Best Bollinger (1854 - 1943)*
  Florence Cochran Best (1860 - 1928)*
  Alexander Lee Best (1862 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emerickville Lutheran Cemetery
Emerickville
Jefferson County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Mona Anderson
Record added: May 07, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10924875
Franklin Pierce Best
Added by: Chris Orris
 
 
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