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Benjamin Harrison Franklin
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1888
Alpena
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1977
Bay Ridge
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 (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.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac William Franklin (1863 - 1918)
  Clara Thomason Franklin (1872 - 1908)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Murphy Franklin (1890 - 1989)
 
 Children:
  Marie Franklin March (1920 - 2012)*
  Irene Franklin Gunn (1924 - 2009)*
  Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1925 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  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)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Life Member, Kedron Lodge #803,Brooklyn, NY, F&AM: and American Legion.
 
Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: V 245C
 
Created by: Robert Fickies
Record added: May 11, 2003
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God bless you on this frosy, still autumn morning. Christmas Day is rapidly approaching and will soon be here. Merry Christmas (early). Rest in Peace, Brother Benjamin.
- Rick
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014
Sleep well brave soldier, for a grateful country mourns your passing and thanks you for a job well done.
- David Devine
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014
Merry Christmas (early)! God bless you as you attend the magnificent celebration of Jesus Christ's Birthday within His Kingdom. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
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