Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney

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Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney

  • Birth Apr 1842 Plumville, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 5 Mar 1921 University Place, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 18816482

Franklin Bleakney was the youngest of the Bleakney brothers that fought in the Civil War. He was born April 16, 1842 in Pennsylvania as Clyde Franklin. He later changed his name to Benjamin Franklin.
Service: Enlisted 18th Illinois Infantry in 03/1864. Appointed to 17th U.S. Colored Infantry as a 2nd Lt. and promoted to 1st Lt. Mustered out Spring 1866.


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  • Maintained by: Donna Londeen
  • Originally Created by: Randy Fletcher
  • Added: 8 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18816482
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Benjamin Franklin Bleakney (Apr 1842–5 Mar 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18816482, citing Our Silent City Cemetery, Kellogg, Jasper County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Donna Londeen (contributor 46515409) .