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Zack Francis Franklin
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Birth: Jul. 31, 1904
Death: Apr. 27, 1945
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA

Zack Francis Franklin
Father: Francis (Frank) E. Franklin
Mother: Lizzie Neal Skipper
Sister: Junie Mae Franklin #88868949 m. Howard W. Welch #31378577

Half Siblings:

Earnest Eugene Franklin. # 105790513
Arrie D. Franklin. # 90291299
Dosier Reid Franklin. # 108644278
Noel Lester Franklin. # 108644402
Claude Clinton Franklin. # 88867396
James Curtis Phennel # 88867553

Zach Franklin was born to Lizzie Neal "Skipper" Franklin and F.E. Franklin. Zach's mother, was referred to as "Neal". She was the oldest child of William James Skipper (1849-1938) and Martha A Lucas Skipper (1855-1941).
Neal's parents and five sisters are buried in this same cemetery. Neal's sisters were:
Ada F Skipper Morrow,
Mary Molly Skipper Slack,
Mattie Adeline Skipper Bates,
Addie Mae Skipper Nettles,
Annie Jane Skipper McCoy.
Her brother, James William (Jimmy) Skipper, is buried at Springhill Cemetery.
Jimmy married Arrie D. Franklin, Neal's step-daughter.
Maggie Skipper Shepherd burial place is unknown to me at the time of this post.

Zack served in WW II. After his tour was complete, he returned home where he became a professional fisherman and guide. April 27th, 1945 Zack was fishing alone on Lake Bistineau, Ringgold La. When he failed to return home, it became apparent something was wrong. Family and friends discovered his overturned boat. Zack had drown, due to apoplexy which is unconsciousness resulting from a cerebral hemorrhage or stroke. He was 41 years old.

Zack never married

Submitted by Ann Skipper Boykin 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Eugene Franklin (1859 - 1920)
  Lizzie Neal Skipper Franklin (1871 - 1948)
 
 Siblings:
  Ernest Eugene Franklin (1886 - 1966)**
  Arrie D Franklin Skipper (1889 - 1908)**
  Dosier Reid Franklin (1894 - 1970)**
  James Curtis Phennel (1895 - 1955)**
  Noel Lester Franklin (1896 - 1954)**
  Claud Clinton Franklin (1898 - 1949)**
  Oza F Phennel (1898 - 1899)**
  Junie Mae Franklin Welch (1902 - 1974)*
  Zack Francis Franklin (1904 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
LOUISIANA
PVT 347 ENGRS
 
Burial:
Rocky Mount Cemetery
Ringgold
Bienville Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Skippersgirl
Originally Created by: Dee Dubya
Record added: Apr 20, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88867178
Zack Francis Franklin
Added by: Skippersgirl
 
Zack Francis Franklin
Added by: Dee Dubya
 
Zack Francis Franklin
Added by: Dee Dubya
 
 
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- Skippersgirl
 Added: Oct. 6, 2014

- D McK S
 Added: Aug. 3, 2014
Rest In Peace, Zack!
- Virginia Wilson Bailey
 Added: Sep. 20, 2013
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