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Andrew Franklin
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Birth: Dec. 25, 1791
Baden-Baden
Baden-Badener Stadtkreis
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Jul. 29, 1895
Burlington
Coffey County
Kansas, USA

 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Rater Franklin (1815 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  George Washington Franklin (1834 - 1904)*
  Frances "Fanny" Ann Franklin Dunn (1838 - 1892)*
  Andrew J Franklin (1841 - 1923)*
  Daniel W Franklin (1845 - 1925)*
  Mary Jane Franklin Dye (1848 - 1876)*
  Frederick H Franklin (1852 - 1929)*
  James Benjamin Franklin (1858 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Andrew Franklin of Burlington, died at the advanced age of 104, he served in the war of 1812, Mexican War and the late Civil war.
His mother was recent emigrant from France, where a few months previous had engaged in a love affair with a gallant young French officer which culminated in the birth of Mr. Franklin.
The officer was none other than the renowned Lannes, field Marshal of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Mr Franklin fought in the Indian wars early in this century, in the War of 1812 with Gen. Scott at Lundy Lane where he was severely wounded.
He was personally acquainted with William Henery Harrison, Anthony Wayne and other noted men of the day.
He served in the Mexican war until the capture of the City of Mexico, and at the close of that war located at Keokuk, Iowa where he was elected to the legislature.
He served four years in the Civil War and then located at Burlington, KS where he has since lived.
 
Note: "Ensign"
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Burlington
Coffey County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Bill Smothers
Originally Created by: Ty Coup
Record added: Jan 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24174975
Andrew Franklin
Added by: Ty Coup
 
Andrew Franklin
Added by: Bill Smothers
 
Andrew Franklin
Added by: Ty Coup
 
 
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-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 8, 2015
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- BWeed@KC
 Added: Jun. 2, 2013

- Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
 Added: Apr. 28, 2009
 
 
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