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 Jennie <I>Franklin</I> Colburn

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Jennie Franklin Colburn

  • Birth 15 Dec 1872 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 27 Jul 1957 Vallejo, Solano County, California, USA
  • Burial Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Plot Section B - Block 43 - Lot 3 - Grave 3 - Cremains buried with husband
  • Memorial ID 126499527

Jennie was the first of her siblings to be born in America.

Shortly after her birth, the family moved to San Francisco where her parents owned and operated a grocery store.

At least 4 more of her siblings were born in California before the family returnied to NYC in the mid 1880s.

Jennie married Norman Downing Colburn in 1900 in NYC, settling in Easton Pennsylvania, where they adopted their only child, Norman Downing Colburn Jr.

When Norman Sn. retired as the General Superintendent of the Portland Cement in 1940 they relocated to Miami, but maintained their home in Easton as a Summer house.

Norman died just 4 years into retirement.

Jenny survived him by 13 years.

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  • Created by: Franklin Family History
  • Added: 17 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 126499527
  • Franklin Family History
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jennie Franklin Colburn (15 Dec 1872–27 Jul 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 126499527, citing Graceland Memorial Park, Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Franklin Family History (contributor 48371214) .