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John Henderson Franklin
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1871
Death: Dec. 2, 1947

FRANKLIN, John Henderson of Rockdale. Age 76. Died 12/2/1947 (Tuesday) at his home of a heart ailment from which he had suffered for the past 12 years. Services held (Wed.) 12/3 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Chapel. Burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Rev. P.T. Ramsey, of Bryan, a former Methodist pastor in Rockdale officiated, assisted by Rev. T. Miller Smith local Methodist Minister. Grandsons and nephews were pallbearers.

He was BORN 7/16/1871 and was a farmer and business man in Milam Co. all of his life with the exception of 5 years spent at Tulia, Swisher Co., TX. In early 1900's he served as justice of peace at Thorndale. He resigned from active business due to ill health. Member of the Methodist Church. Longtime member of Woodman of the World, being a charter member of the Camp of the Lodge at Thorndale.

SURVIVORS: Wife, Mrs. Daisy Keen Franklin, whom he married 2/19/1893; 2 daughters and 3 sons, Mrs. D.D. Horton, San Antonio, Mrs. L.E. Gary, Rockdale, Clyde Franklin, Postmaster in Rockdale, Claude Franklin of Highlands and Keen Franklin of Calvert; 15 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren; a brother and 3 sisters. 
Family links: 
  John Riley Franklin (1853 - 1887)
  Margaret Isabel Brian Franklin (1844 - 1918)
  Daisy Clementine Keen Franklin (1874 - 1967)*
  Clyde Franklin (1893 - 1975)*
  Claude Franklin (1896 - 1970)*
  Keen Franklin (1899 - 1984)*
  Beatrice Gertrude Franklin Bownds (1901 - 1942)*
  Blanche Franklin Horton (1904 - 1998)*
  Marie Vasti Franklin Gary (1908 - 1979)*
  L C Franklin (1911 - 1934)*
  John Henderson Franklin (1871 - 1947)
  Alice Lively (1872 - 1950)**
  Alice Franklin Lively (1872 - 1950)*
  Ophelia Franklin Eldred (1875 - 1936)*
  William Benjamin Franklin (1878 - 1955)*
  Jasper Collin Franklin (1882 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Oct 16, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22258651
John Henderson Franklin
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- Donna Cox Beveridge
 Added: Dec. 1, 2015
To my great uncle
- Brenda Harris Arnold
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012
john henderson franklin was the son of john r franklin and margreat isabel brian,my grand mother ophelia franklin eldred,s bro may he rest in peace
- marie eldred blagburn
 Added: Oct. 1, 2011
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