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Elizabeth Downes Franklin
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Birth: 1728
Death: Jul. 28, 1777

In her 49 year.
first wife of William Franklin 
Family links: 
  John Downes (1698 - 1772)
  Elizabeth Parsons Downes (1704 - 1777)
  William Franklin (1731 - 1813)
  Dorothy Downes Haynes (____ - 1775)*
  Hannah Downes Alleyne (1727 - 1762)*
  Elizabeth Downes Franklin (1728 - 1777)
*Calculated relationship
Beneath the Altar of this Church are depofited the Remains of
Mrs ELIZABETH FRANKLIN, Wife of His Excellency
WILLIAM FRANKLIN Efq: late Governor under His
Britannick Majefty, of the Province of New Jersey.
Compelled by the adverfe Circumftances of the Times, to
part from the Hufband fhe loved, and at lengfft deprived
of the foothing Hope of his fpeedy Return,
She funk under accumulated Diftreffes, and departed this
Life on the 28th Day of July 1778, in the 49th Year of her Age.
With Sense refin'd and Person elegant, in her UNITED.
From a grateful Remembrance of her affection Tenderneff
and conftant Performance of all the Duties of a GOOD WIFE,
this Monument is erected in the Year 1787,
By Him who knew her Worth, and still laments her Lofs.
Saint Paul's Chapel and Churchyard
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Created by: PL
Record added: May 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36741895
Elizabeth <i>Downes</i> Franklin
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Elizabeth <i>Downes</i> Franklin
Added by: PL
Elizabeth <i>Downes</i> Franklin
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Lord, have mercy on us.May your memory be eternal.
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016
Elizabeth, someone swore that they saw a Spirit apparition in "The Proprietary House", Perth Amboy, NJ USA, which was once your residence with His Excellency, William Franklin, when he was the Royal Governor of the Province of East Jersey.I believe it may...(Read more)
- Linda
 Added: Feb. 18, 2016

- quebecoise
 Added: Jun. 8, 2015
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