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What happened to Sarah Franklin?
Sarah Franklin Bache died from cancer on October 5, 1808 at age 64 and is buried in Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia.
What happened Ben Franklin’s children?
About Francis’s death Franklin wrote in his autobiography: “In 1736 I lost one of my sons, a fine boy of four years old, by the smallpox taken in the common way. I long regretted bitterly and still regret that I had not given it to him by inoculation.
Did Ben Franklin have kids?
Sarah Franklin BacheFrancis Folger Franklin
When did Deborah Read die?
December 19, 1774
Deborah Read/Date of death
Are there any descendants of Benjamin Franklin alive today?
“We found out about wonderful Franklin artifacts that are in families that we didn’t even know about,” she says. She also was able to update her genealogical data base, which now lists 3,380 descendants, 300 of them added during the weekend. She estimates that at least 2,000 descendants are alive today.
Who did Sarah Franklin marry?
Richard Bachem. 1767–1808
Sarah Franklin Bache/Spouse
In 1767 Benjamin Franklin’s only daughter Sarah married Richard Bache (1737–1811), later postmaster general of the United States. In 1780 she became the leader of a patriotic organization supplying money and clothing for the Revolutionary War effort, having at one time over 2,000 women employed under her direction.
How many illegitimate children did Franklin have?
Benjamin Franklin only has one recorded illegitimate child. Prior to his common law marriage to Deborah Reed in September 1730, Benjamin Franklin…
Who did Ben Franklin marry?
Deborah Readm. 1730–1774
What killed Ben Franklin?
Benjamin Franklin/Cause of death
Benjamin Franklin died at age 84 on April 17, 1790, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born an Englishman and died an American. The cause of death was complications from pleurisy.
Who was Ben Franklin’s son?
Francis Folger Franklin
Benjamin Franklin and his son, William Franklin, prominently exemplified these divided loyalties. How did this rift occur, and were they ever reconciled? Judging from their early years together, no one would imagine they would end up in opposition to one another.
How many grandchildren did Ben Franklin have?
Benjamin Franklin had eight grandchildren. His son William had one son, William Temple Franklin. And daughter Sarah Franklin Bache had seven children: Benjamin, William, Betsy, Louis, Deborah, Richard, and Sarah.