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 Deborah <I>Read</I> Franklin

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Deborah Read Franklin

  • Birth 1708 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 19 Dec 1774 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section A, With husband Benjamin
  • Memorial ID 9405519

Wife of Statesman, Benjamin Franklin, Mother of Sarah(Sally)Bache,Francis Folger(died at age 4-smallpox). Ben and Debbie where married on Sept.1,1730. While Ben was abroad, Deborah kept the business going, collected on loans, and other issues. Ben was on government business in London when Deborah died of a stroke.
Cause of death:Stroke


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  • Created by: Frank W Nichols
  • Added: 3 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9405519
  • Collins Crapo
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Deborah Read Franklin (1708–19 Dec 1774), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9405519, citing Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Frank W Nichols (contributor 46614579) .