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Josiah Franklin  Josiah Franklin
Male 1816 - 1898

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  • Birth  14 Oct 1816  , New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  13 Feb 1898  , Clackamas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Buried  15 Feb 1898  Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID  I2143  Jacob Strong and Sarah Hill
    Last Modified  26 Apr 2013 
     
    Father  William Franklin,   b. 1 Nov 1786 OR 4 Nov 1786, Burlington, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1886, Butte Creek, Clackamas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Hannah Hackney,   b. 1786, Chester Township, Burlington, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Feb 1810 
    Family ID  F916  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Sarah Strong,   b. 5 Dec 1822, Strongstown, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1896, Monitor, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Jan 1887  , Clackamas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • June Mackey says Sarah and Josiah Franklin married 9 Jan 1887
    Photos
    Henry Mower Jr. Family
    Henry Mower Jr. Family
    This picture is of Sarah Elizabeth Mower Alvord(lower right) who is next to the picture (or portrait) of her deceased brother John Albert Mower. The other people are her half brothers and sister from her father's, Henry Mower Jr.,
    polygamists wives.
    Bottom Row: L/R Cynthia (Mother--LaVinnia); Picture of John Albert and Sarah Elizabeth (Mother…
    Family ID  F35  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Sarah Ann Conner,   b. 26 Mar 1813, Preston, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1879, Monitor, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Jan 1839  [8
    Children 
     1. Hannah A. Franklin,   b. 4 Dec 1839, , Washington, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1912, of Fresno, Fresno, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Jane Franklin,   b. 1 Nov 1841, , Washington, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1860
     3. Benjamin Perry Franklin,   b. 7 Mar 1843, , Washington, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1846
     4. Sarah Elizabeth Franklin,   b. 16 Dec 1844, , Washington, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1930, Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Matilda Emeline Franklin,   b. 14 Oct 1848, , Jackson, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1864, Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. William Hackney Franklin,   b. 5 Aug 1850, Oswego, Clackamas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1927, Molalla, Clackamas, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F914  Group Sheet
     
    Family 3  Almira E. Crane,   b. 28 Oct 1832, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1903, Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Nov 1897  of Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID  F915  Group Sheet
     
  • Photos
    Sarah Strong Franklin & Josiah Franklin
    Sarah Strong Franklin & Josiah Franklin
    Sarah Strong was Jacob and Sarah's oldest child. Josiah was her second husband.
    Josiah Franklin
    Josiah Franklin
    Husband of Sarah Strong
     
  • Notes 
    • Probate File for Josiah Franklin #0625 in 1898 FHL Film 2,134,455, says he had 68 acres of land in Clackamas County, Oregon. The Franklin place was located one mile from Monitor Mills.

      Value:
      68 acres land . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1400.00
      Notes & Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 480.00
      Cattle, Horses, Sheep & Hoggs . . . 307.00
      Farm Impliments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .130.50
      House Hold Goods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52.50
      Total: $2370.00

      After debts were paid, $391.05 remained (besides the land) and was to be divided as follows, one half to the widow and one fourth [of remainder] to each of the children listed.
      Next of kin:
      Mrs. A. E. Franklin widow of Josiah Franklin, deceased, residing in Monitor, Or.
      Hannah A Hicklin age 58, daughter " " " in Fresno, California
      Sarah E. Hollenbeck age 53, " " " Wilamette Fall, Oregon
      W. H. Franklin " 47, son " " " Wapitinia, Oregon
      Charles E. Moody " 38, only son and heir of Mary Jane Moody formerly Hollenbeck who was the daughter and heir of Josiah Franklin, deceased. Walla Walla Washington.
      (Charles Moody could not be located to receive his $48.88).
      The real estate was to be distributed according to law.

      Josiah born in either Burlington or Wilmington, New Jersey, United States and was buried in the Miller Cemetery
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S262] Cemeteries: Oregon, Marion County, Salem, ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com., Waldo Hills Cemetery Section B, Lot 17, - owner: Simeral.
      In November 1897, Almira Crane married Josiah Franklin who died in February 1898. See Portrait & Biographical Record of the Willamette Valley Oregon, page 945-6; History of the Willamette Valley Oregon, by Clarke, Vol.2 page 415-6.
      [Note: This seems to be the plot where Almira E. Crane Simeral born Oct. 28, 1832 and died Dec. 7, 1903 was buried with her first husband, John H. Simeral born Dec. 14, 1825 and died Dec. 21, 1891.]

    2. [S263] Newspaper: Articles of History and Citizens of Silverson and Marion Co. 1895-, FHL 2031734., Daily Ore Statesman.
      p5c5 A Pioneer dead - Wm. Franklin an old pioneer resident of Clackamas county and whose home was close to the Marion county line, died last Sunday and was buried at Miller cemetery, three miles north of Silverton on Tuesday the 15 inst. Decedent came to Oregon at an early day & took up a clain on Crooked Fingir prairie where he resided for several years and then moved to Clackmas county. He was the step father of W. L. Clarence and A. F. Simeral of Waldo Hils.
      [Note: the previous Sunday would have been 13 Feb 1898]

      Date: 18 February 1898

    3. [S264] Probate, Oregon, Clackamas, Josiah Franklin #0625.
      Josiah Franklin died on or about the 13 day of February A.D. 1898 in the County of Clackamas State of Oregon. He was a resident of the County of Clackamas State of Oregon.
      Date: 1898

    4. [S118] Cemetery Records: Marion County Oregon Cemeteries, FHL 979.537 V3m., Page 60, Miller Cemetery.
      Franklin Sarah, wife of Josiah Franklin, died October 2, age 74 1896

      Franklin Josiah, no date, also an unmarked grave

    5. [S263] Newspaper: Articles of History and Citizens of Silverson and Marion Co. 1895-, FHL 2031734., Daily Ore Statesman.
      p5c5 A Pioneer dead - Wm. Franklin an old pioneer resident of Clackamas county and whose home was close to the Marion county line, died last Sunday and was buried at Miller cemetery, three miles north of Silverton on Tuesday the 15 inst. Decedent came to Oregon at an early day & took up a clain on Crooked Fingir prairie where he resided for several years and then moved to Clackmas county. He was the step father of W. L. Clarence and A. F. Simeral of Waldo Hils.
      Date: 18 February 1898

    6. [S301] Oregon Historical Records Index, http://genealogy.state.or.us/., Case# Bk4 pg 072.
      [Name] Wilson, Sarah & Franklin, Josiah
      [Date] 12-31-1887
      [Record type] Marriage
      [County] Clackamas
      [Source] Genealogical
      [Remarks] cert

    7. [S831] Marriage Certificate: Oregon.
      State of Oregon
      County of Clackamas

      This is to Certify, That the undersigned, a Minister of the Gospel by authority of a License bearing date the 7th day of January A.D. 1887 and issured by the County Clerk of the County of Clackamas did, on the 9th day of January A.D. 1887, at the house of Josiah Franklin in the County and State aforesaid, join in lawful wedlock Sarah Wilson of the County of Clackamas and State of Oregon and Josiah Franklin of the County of Clackamas and State of Oregon with their mutual assent. WJ Campbell

      In the presence of
      M W Hoover
      Sarah L. Franklin

      William L. Whitlock Clerk
      Justen Howell Deputy
      Date: 27 January 1887

    8. [S119] International Genealogical Index.
      Josiah Franklin; Male; Birth: 14 OCT 1816 Wilmington, , , New Jersey; Death: 14 FEB 1898; Father: William Franklin; Mother: Mary Sewell; Spouse: Sarah Ann Conner; Marriage: 13 JAN 1839; Film Number: 452906 Page Number: Reference number: 296424
      Record submitted by a member of the LDS Church
      Search performed using PAF Insight on 20 Jul 2006

    9. [S263] Newspaper: Articles of History and Citizens of Silverson and Marion Co. 1895-, FHL 2031734., Daily Oregon Statesman, p5c 2,3,4 Column 4.
      Marriages for 1897
      22 Nov. J. Franklin and A. E. Simeral
      Date: 2 January 1898

  

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