Migration information on
the Franklin Family of Houston County
"Virginia Colonial Soldiers" p. 152,153,
William FRANKLIN, listed in
Capt. William LOVE's Company, of Volunteers from Botetourt Co. Virginia,
10 Sept 1774, listed as wounded 23 Oct 1774, released, (2ZZ35).
"DAR Patriot-Index, Centenial Edition," Part 1, William FRANKLIN
1733, Virginia, d. 13 Feb 1797, Georgia married Mary _____, was a private
during Revolutionary War.
"Chronicles of Wilkes Co. Ga." p. 445, Philemon FRANKLIN, lost his
original headright grant in a shady land deal, letter signed and sent to
Georgia Assembly, 1783.
"Wilkes Co. Georgia Papers" p. 152, Philemon FRANKLIN sold 200
land to Stephen HEARD and Thomas DUKE, 3 Nov 1786.
"Headright Bounty and land Grants" 1784, William FRANKLIN,
War grant, for Washington Co. Ga., Philemon FRANKLIN 1788, for Washington
Co. Ga., 1789 William FRANKLIN and Philemon FRANKLIN, Wilkes Co. Ga.,
Philemon FRANKLIN 1794 Wilkes Co. Ga., William FRANKLIN, 1795, David
FRANKLIN, 1795, Elbert Co. Ga., George FRANKLIN, 1797, Washington Co. Ga.
"Georgia Headrights" Wilkes Co. Ga. p. 451, Philemon FRANKLIN
200 acres of land, Northeast by TERRINGTON's land, Southwest by WATKIN's
land, other side, vacant land, 2 Oct 1788, recorded by J. MERRIWEATHER,
county clerk for Wilkes Co. Ga.
Wilkes Co. Ga. Tax records, from 1788-1790, p. 89, 1788, Philemon
FRANKLIN, p. 90, 1790, #13,Philemon FRANKLIN and #43, David FRANKLIN.
"Records of Washington Co. Ga"., compiled by Marie E.Lamar and
Rothstein, p. 10, land deeds, William FRANKLIN, 1785, Philemon FRANKLIN,
1789, George FRANKLIN, 1797....p. 20, 1820 Census, Josiah FRANKLIN.
"Hancock Co. Ga. Deed Books" p. 148, Philemon FRANLIN and Henry
witness land sale for Robert MONGOMERY, near Philemon FRANKLIN line, 5 Feb 1798
"1807 Georgia land lottery, p. 117, Esom FRANKLIN, Elbert Co. Ga. and
Hancock Co. Ga., (next door to Baldwin Co.), David FRANKLIN, Elbert Co. Ga.,
Henry FRANKLIN and Philemon FRANKLIN, Lincoln Co. Ga., Thomas FRANKLIN,
Washington Co. Ga., #166 Sarah FRANKLIN and #161 David FRANLIN, Elbert Co. Ga.
"Marriage Records, Baldwin Co. Ga." p. 101, Esom D.
FRANLIN to Martha
TALBERT, 10 July 1809, performed by Jesse Talbert, Hancock Co. Ga. county
"Court Records of Baldwin Co. Ga." p. 30 , 6 June 1813, "Esom D.
FRANKLIN, be and he is hereby appointed guardian to the person and
propery of William G. FRANLIN, son of Henry FRANKLIN, deceased and that
he be borne in the some of 200 dollars for his faithful performance. The
court adjourned until morning, half past 7 o'clock. Abner LOCKE, clerk,
Dan WILSON, Jus. H. REYNOLDS, Jus. E. R. JENKINS, JJC."
Georgia Newspaper Clippings" for Washington Co. Ga. p. 42 "100 dollar
reward for apprehension of E. G. HAIGOOD, who broke into the store of
the subscribers on the ED inst. and stole notes to the amount of
$1130. HAIGOOD is 27, slender, black hair, long whiskers, and 6 feet
high. Notes stolen for:
Esom FRANKLIN. 17 Nov (Tuesday) 1817.
Same volume, p. 26, "Estate of George FRANKLIN, deceased, Vashta and
James FRANKLIN applied for letters of administration, late of said
county, deceased, recorded 26 May 1816, appears in newspaper, 5 Jun
(Wednesday) 1816. (Newspaper was Georgia Gazette, published in
Milledgeville, Baldwin Co. Ga.)
1820 Census Baldwin Co. Ga. p. 18, Esom D. FRANKLIN and Edwin P. FRANKLIN
1821 land lottery Esom D. FRANKLIN of Baldwin Co. Ga. drew two lots to
Henry Co. Ga.
1830 Census Houston Co. Ga. Isom C. FRANKLIN
"Houston Co. Ga. land records" p. 99-100, Esom D. FRANLIN bought
from Septimus WEATHERBY of Putnam Co. Ga. 31 Sep 1831, for $200, lot
#280, Dist. 17 (later became Thomas Co. Ga.)
"Marriage Records Thomas Co. Georgia" license Esum D. FRANKLIN to
(Lydia) HOWARD (widow of Edward Lemuel Howard) 1 Mar. 1834, married 16
"Thomas Co. Georgia, land records", p. 319-320, "Easom D.
County Baker, sold land to John CARLTON, lot 280, Dist. 17, 19 Nov 1838.
"Baker Co. Georgia, 1840 Census Francis M. and Tolbert FRANKLIN
"Early Co. Georgia, p. 127 #4, E.D. FRANKLIN
Children of Esom D. FRANKLIN and Martha TALBERT:
Elizabeth Davenport FRANKLIN b. 6 Sep 1810 m. 4 Jul 1826, Thomas Edward
Tolbert FRANKLIN b.c. 1811
James Easom FRANKLIN b. c. 1814 m. 29 Sep 1841, Thomas Co. Ga., Salina
Martha Ann FRANKLIN b.c. 1815 m. 1832, Beaufort Co. S. Car., John
Francis Marion FRANKLIN b. 6 Sep 1817 m. 1836, Baker Co. Georgia
Gatzer/Gatsy Ann SUTTON
Benjamin Dekalb FRANKLIN b. c. 1818 m. Sara Belle MCCLOUD
Philemon FRANKLIN b. c. 1820 m. Charlotte______
Christopher FRANLIN b. c. 1821 m. Milly_______
Children of Esom Davenport FRANKLIN and Lydia Suzannah STAFFORD HOWARD:
Leonidas W. FRANKLIN b. 1834 m. Ellen HARRIS
Cicero Davenport FRANKLIN b. 1836 m. Elizabeth (possibly INGRAM)
Thomas J. FRANKLIN b. 21 Jul 1840 m. Amy (possibly DOWDEN)
Mary E. FRANKLIN b. 1841 m. William STEPHENS