Deborah <I>Read</I> Franklin

Deborah Read Franklin

Birth
Birmingham, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Death 19 Dec 1774 (aged 65–66)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section A, With husband Benjamin
Memorial ID 9405519 · View Source
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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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BENJAMIN
And
Deborah
FRANKLIN
1790


  • Created by: Frank W Nichols
  • Added: 3 Sep 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9405519
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  • 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) .