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Birth: Dec. 12, 1894
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1965
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA

The News-Journal, February 4, 1965
Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 29, in the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home for John Dee Franklin, who died suddenly of a heart attack at the Rosary Hospital at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 27th. Services were in charge of Rev. Louis Lightfoot with burial in Memorial Gardens. Mr. Franklin, 70 years of age, was a retired carpenter and plumber and lived at 310 Lincoln Ave. He was a veteran of World War I. Born in Taylor County, he was the son of the late Henry and Bettie Oaks Franklin. On December 24, 1917 he was married to Miss Annie Vaughn, who survives him with the following children, Mrs. Reed Willis, Rt. 5; Bobby, Junior, Plez and Paul Franklin, all at home; Ralph and Hollis Franklin, both of Rockville, Maryland and Guy Daniel Franklin, of Charleston, Mass. Besides his wife and children, he is also survived by three brothers, Ben, of Granada, California; George of Shelbyville, Ind., and Goble Franklin, of Monticello, Ind.; eleven grandchildren and one step-great-grandson. Pallbearers were Bobby and Alvia Bell, Garnett Barnes, Henry Dulworth, Sam Graham, and James Grammer.

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Ky PVT US Army World War I

1940 Campbellsville, Taylor co., KY census:
John Franklin, 44, KY
Annie, wife, 42, KY
Ralph, son, 21, KY
Daniel, son, 17, KY
Hollace, son, 14, KY
Paul, son, 12, KY
Plez, son, 9, KY
Bobbie, son, 6, KY
John D. Jr., son, 9mos, KY
1930 Green Co., KY census:
John Franklin, 35, first married at age 22, KY, KY, KY
Annie, wife, 31, first married at age 19, KY, KY, KY
Ralph, son, 11, KY
Panzy, dau, 9, KY
Daniel, son, 7, KY
Hollis, son, 4, KY
Paul, son, 2, KY
1920 Lancaster, Wells Co., IN census:
John Frankling, hired man in household of Shirley Hartman, 25, KY, KY, KY
Ana Frankling, 22, KY, KY, KY
Ralph Frankling, 11mos, KY, KY, KY
05 Jun 1917 WWI Draft Registration:
Name: John D Franklin
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Taylor County, Kentucky, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 12 Dec 1893
Birthplace: Taylor County, Kentucky
Present Trade: Carpenter
Employed by: Henry Franklin, Campbellsville, KY
Description: Medium height and build, blue eyes, dark hair
Nationality: United States
Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509
GS Film number: 1653842
Digital Folder Number: 005150776
Image Number: 03410
Parents Marriage Record, 1916, KY:
Name: J. D. Franklin
Birth Date: 1894
Age: 22
Spouse's Name: Annie Vaughn
Spouse's Birth Date: 1898
Spouse's Age: 18
Event Date: 26 Dec 1916
Father's Name: Henry Franklin
Mother's Name: Bettie Franklin
Spouse's Father's Name: Jack Vaughn
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary Vaughn
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01699-8
System Origin: Kentucky-EASy
GS Film number: 1689839
Reference ID: 248

Family links: 
  Henry C. Franklin (1861 - 1942)
  Bettie Oakes Franklin (1875 - 1962)
  Annie B. Vaughn Franklin (1897 - 1990)
  Guy Daniel Franklin (1923 - 1969)*
  John Dee Franklin (1894 - 1965)
  Henry Green Franklin (1898 - 1951)*
  Benjamin Jackson Lee Franklin (1907 - 1989)*
*Calculated relationship
Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
Taylor County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: May 01, 2012
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