|Birth: ||Oct. 9, 1888|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1977|
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Ben Franklin was the son of Isaac W. Franklin & Clara Thomason. He was the husband of Catherine Murphy. They were blessed with six children; Marie, Kathryn, Irene, Benjamin, Patricia, and William.
He served in US Army Expeditionary Forces in Europe in WWI. He was a police officer in Brooklyn, NY (62nd Pct. NYPD shield 9991) from 1920 to 1948.
He and his wife retired to Lackawaxen, Pike County, PA in 1949, where he served as Constable for many years. Ben & Kitty owned and operated the "Bay Ridge Snack Bar" in Lackawaxen.
Isaac William Franklin (1863 - 1918)
Clara Thomason Franklin (1872 - 1908)
Catherine Murphy Franklin (1890 - 1989)
Marie Franklin March (1920 - 2012)*
Irene Franklin Gunn (1924 - 2009)*
Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1925 - 2005)*
Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1888 - 1977)
Laura Estella Franklin Cooksey (1893 - 1935)*
Grace R. Franklin Osborne (1898 - 1961)*
Robert William Franklin (1903 - 1910)*
Charles Clifford Franklin (1908 - 1908)*
Note: Life Member, Kedron Lodge #803,Brooklyn, NY, F&AM: and American Legion.
Long Island National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: V 245C
Created by: Robert Fickies
Record added: May 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7432500
God bless you throughout the Summer, the season of life at its fullest. Rest in Peace.|
Richard S. Barzelogna
Added: Jun. 28, 2015
Added: Jun. 15, 2015
Thank you Benjamin for your war and police service. Rest in peace.|
Added: Jun. 10, 2015
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