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 Joseph Hillyard Franks

Joseph Hillyard Franks

Birth
Death 5 Nov 1936 (aged 59)
Burial Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 101021275 · View Source
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Born and raised in Del Rio TN. He is the son of Garrett Burt Franks and Noama Clemons; he was the grandson of William "Billy" Franks and Phoebe Hunter of North Carolina who moved to Del Rio before the Civil War.
In addition to farming, he engaged in the mercantile business, operating a store carrying groceries, hardware, and other merchandise in the Nough (Del Rio) community.
He married Sallie Jane Sorrell. In the early 1900s they moved to western Virginia for a short time, later returning to Cocke County, TN. In 1920 they moved to Newport, TN - he operated Franks Grocery in Eastport. They were Methodist who worshipped in Nough Methodist Church and moved their memberships to Methodist Episcopal South.
Children born to Joseph Hilliard and Sallie are: Ethel Dyora (1898 to 1990); William Chester (1902-1930); Hale James Furman (1906-1936); Lena Robinson Mildred Ellen (1908-1919).

Gravesite Details In the "Cocke County Tennessee and Its People" book page 104 Joseph Hilliard Franks is spelled like this

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  • Maintained by: Amy Washuta
  • Originally Created by: Marvin & Samme Templin
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101021275
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Hillyard Franks (16 Jul 1877–5 Nov 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101021275, citing Union Cemetery, Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Amy Washuta (contributor 48478077) .