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Family: Joseph Manning Franklin / Lucille Virginia Kunkel Franklin (F1485)

m. 1 Oct 1890


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  • Father | Male
    Joseph Manning Franklin

    Born  1856   
    Died  1946   
    Buried     
    Married  1 Oct 1890  Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Benjamin Franklin | F3240 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sarah Woodburn Franklin | F3240 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Lucille Virginia Kunkel Franklin

    Born  22 Jun 1856  Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Oct 1944  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Charles Wesley Kunkel | F3247 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna McCoy Kunkel | F3247 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Myrnah R Franklin McIntyre

    Born  22 Jun 1893  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 May 1986  Poynette, Columbia County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William Thomas McIntyre | F6594 
    Married  17 Jun 1920  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    Miriam A Franklin

    Born  3 Oct 1894  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Jul 1992  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  24 Jul 1992  Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    + Monita Franklin Cox

    Born  19 Nov 1897  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  8 Feb 1984  Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  11 Feb 1984  Cedar Vale Cemetery, Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Hubert D Cox | F1486 
    Married  14 Oct 1921  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 4 | Male
    Charles Benjamin Franklin

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  • Documents
    Anniversary- Franklin, Joseph and Lucille 1
    Anniversary- Franklin, Joseph and Lucille 1
    A surprise party was given for Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Franklin last Friday night. It was their 25th wedding anniversary.
    Anniversary- Franklin, Joseph and Lucille 2
    Anniversary- Franklin, Joseph and Lucille 2
    FRANKLIN
    Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Franklin of Topeka, were the honor guests at an informal "open houseĒ given at their home Tuesday. The affair, which was a complete surprise to them was arranged by their son and daughters: Mr. Ben Franklin, of New York City Mrs. W. T. McIntyre, (Myrnah) of St. Louis; Mrs. Hubert Cox (Monita) Cedarvale, and Miss Miriam Franklin, of drove City, Pa., to celebrate their parentsí fiftieth wedding anniversary. Their son was present for the party, and many friends and neighbors called during the afternoon and evening. Mr. and Mrs. Franklin are eighty-four years old and were married at Mrs. Franklinís fatherís farm north of Perry. They have spent their lives in Kansas and have lived the past twenty years in Topeka. Before moving to Topeka the Franklin family were residents of this community the major portion of their married life, living on their farm north of Rossville which they still own. Their children were reared on the home place.