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Miriam A Franklin

Female 1894 - 1992  (97 years)


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  • Name Miriam A Franklin 
    Born 3 Oct 1894  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    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 
    Person ID I3724  Rossville
    Last Modified 2 May 2017 

    Father Joseph Manning Franklin,   b. 1856,   d. 1946  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Lucille Virginia Kunkel Franklin,   b. 22 Jun 1856, Montoursville, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1944, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1890  Perry, Jefferson County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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.
    Family ID F1485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Franklin, Miriam 1
    Obituary- Franklin, Miriam 1
    Miriam A. Franklin
    Miriam A. Franklin, 97, Topeka, died Tuesday, July 21, 1992, at a Topeka retirement center.
    Miss Franklin taught one year in an elementary school in South Dakota. She later taught 17 years in Grove City College, Grove City, Pa.., then at Washburn University six years. She taught three years at the College of Guam on the Island of Guam before she retired and returned to Topeka.
    She wrote Rehearsal, a college textbook published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., that now is in its sixth edition.
    She was born October 3, 1894, on a small farm near Rossville, the daughter of Joseph and Lucy Kunkel Franklin. She attended a rural elementary school through the eighth grade, then Baker Academy at Baldwin for four years. She at¨tended Baker University three years, then Washburn College in Topeka, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. She attended Columbia University in New York City one year, then attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where she earned a Master of Arts degree.
    Miss Franklin was a member of the Central Congregational Church and, at different times, taught first and third grade Sunday school classes there. She also had worked in the Womenís Fellowship and was chairman of the Outreach committee at the church.
    Survivors include three nephews and five nieces
    Services were Friday afternoon in Central Congregational Church.
    Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery.
    Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
    Memorial Contributions may be made to World Neighbors, a self-help international program, 5116 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, 73112.
    Obituary- Franklin, Miriam 2
    Obituary- Franklin, Miriam 2
    Miriam A. Franklin
    Miriam A. Franklin, 97, Topeka, died Tuesday, July 21, 1992, at a Topeka retirement center.
    Miss Franklin taught one year in an elementary school in South Dakota. She later taught 17 years in Grove City College, Grove City, Pa., then at Washburn University six years. She taught three years in the College of Guam on the Island of Guam before she retired and returned to Topeka.
    She wrote Rehearsal, a college textbook published by Prentice-Hall, Inc., that now is in its sixth edition.
    She was born Oct. 3, 1894, on a small farm near Rossville, the daughter of Joseph and Lucy Kunkel Franklin. She attended a rural elementary school through the eighth grade, then Baker Academy at Baldwin for four years. She attended Baker University three years, then Washburn College in Topeka, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. She attended Columbia University in New York City one year, then attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where she earned a Master of Arts degree.
    Miss Franklin was a member of Central Congregational Church and at different times taught first and third grade Sunday school classes there. She also had worked in the Womenís Fellowship and was chairman of the Outreach Committee at the church.
    Survivors include three nephews and five nieces.
    Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Central Congregational Church. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to World Neighbors, a self-help international program, 5116 N. Portland, Oklahoma City, 73112. Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.