Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sophia (Richmond) Franklin of Michigan

SOPHIA RICHMOND (8), (Loring 7, Joshua 6, Isaac 5, Edward 4, Edward 3, John 2, John 1) was born in Bergen, October 28, 1819. She married, December, 1843, David Franklin of LeRoy, N Y They removed to Pine Run, Genesee County, Mich.

Charlotte Franklin, born about 1844
Lyman Franklin
There were probably other children.

1850 census - David, age 30, Sophia, age 30, Charlotte, age 4, and Simon, age 11/12, all born in New York.

1860 census
David, 40, Sophia, 40, Charlotte, 14, Simeon, 11, Dwight, 2

Charlotte Franklin married Joseph Hempstead on 25 June 1864, in Genesee County, Michigan. Charlotte was found here in the 1900 census. Joseph was the son of James & Julia (Valentine) Hempstead.

1870 Census
David, Sophia, Layman (20), Eddie (9), Warren (62)

1880 MI Census, Genesee Co., Vienna (Twp.)
David FRANKLIN Self M W 60 NY Farmer CT CT
Sopiah FRANKLIN Wife MW 60 NY Keeping House NY NY
Eddie FRANKLIN Son S W 19 MI Works On Farm NY NY
Nellie OLLIVER Other S W 19 CAN Works In House ENG ENG

Lyman, the son of David & Sophia (Richmond) Franklin, had a 2nd marriage and a 3rd marriage. Lyman Franklin, his daughter Nancy Chase, and Lyman's brother Ed in 1900; Nancy (or Nora) Franklin married Alva Chase.

Sophia (Richmond) Franklin died in Genesee County, Michigan on 6 January 1886; her husband, David, died 7 February 1900 in Genesee Co., Michigan.

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