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Franklin “Frank” Yerks

Birth
Canada
Death 21 Jun 1919 (aged 81)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 110635741 · View Source
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Franklin immigrated with his parents and siblings to the United States. arriving Sept 24, 1841. The family settled in Miami County, Ohio for about nine years and then later moved to Floyd County, Indiana.

At the age of twenty-one, Franklin married his first wife; Laura Linder on October 10, 1859 in Floyd Co,Indiana. Together they had three daughters and two sons. Laura preceded him in death in 1886. Franklin earned his living as a broom maker, working with his brother Andrew.

Franklin married his second wife; Ida Amelia Rupert around 1888. He was fifty years old when they married. Together they had seven children and continued to live in Springfield, Indiana until moving to Ohio around 1909, where he took up farming as a living. Franklin lived out his remaining days in Ohio and died at the age of eighty one.


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  • Created by: Preserving the Past
  • Added: 16 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110635741
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Franklin “Frank” Yerks (14 May 1838–21 Jun 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110635741, citing Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Preserving the Past (contributor 47480910) .