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Franklin, New Hampshire, USA

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Where is Franklin, New Hampshire, USA? 

Franklin, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
Situated at the confluence of the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee rivers that form the Merrimack River, the town was settled by Anglo-European colonists in 1764 and originally known as Pemigewasset Village. It was taken from portions of Salisbury, Andover, Sanbornton and Northfield. The name Franklin was adopted in 1820 in honor of statesman and founding father Benjamin Franklin. Water power from the falls helped it develop as a mill town. It would incorporate as a town in 1828, and then as a city in 1895...wikipedia


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Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - Central Street
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA

Central Street
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - Aiken Point, Webster Lake, Franklin, N.H.
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA

Aiken Point, Webster Lake, Franklin, N.H.
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - Library, Opera House and Post Office
Franklin, New Hampshire, USA

Library, Opera House and Post Office

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1782 - Daniel Webster was a politician and statesman, born at Franklin in 1782.
He was known in his day as a mighty orator, a reputation preserved in the Stephen Vincent Benet...Read MORE...

1859
FRANKLIN, a township of Merrimac co., in the state of New Hampshire, 18 m. NNW of Concord, watered...Read MORE...

1916
Franklin, a city of Merrimack co., N.H., on the Merrimac River, at the mouth of the Winnepesaukee,...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Adams
flag  John L. ADAMS (1807, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 25 April 1886, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Call
flag  Ellen C. CALL (1839, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 27 March 1888, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Hebert
World War II Soldier flag  Jacques HEBERT (October 25 1926, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - December 31 2004, Boscawen, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Lefebvre
flag  Anna Marie LEFEBVRE (19 May 1905, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 23 September 1978, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA )
flag  Ernest Arthur LEFEBVRE (1901, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Tukey
flag  Leroy TUKEY (1868, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 9 May 1880, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Adams
flag  Enoch G. ADAMS (1834, Hill, New Hampshire, USA - 9 May 1890, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

ADAMS
flag  John L. ADAMS (1807, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 25 April 1886, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Bunker
flag  Lucia A. BUNKER (1866, Charleston, Vermont, USA - 16 January 1893, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

CALL
flag  Ellen C. CALL (1839, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 27 March 1888, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Equi
 flag  Marjorie L EQUI (17 May 1930, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 28 February 2002, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Erskine
flag  Sumner Christopher ERSKINE (3 November 1878, Wayne, Maine, USA - October 1960, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Fontaine
flag  Emelie FONTAINE (1854, , Canada - 2 July 1893, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Jordan
flag  V. JORDAN (1/30/1921, , West Virginia, USA - 5/28/2012, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Lord
  Hannah LORD (1838, Rochdale, Lancaster, England - 9 October 1885, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Prince
flag  Mary PRINCE (1807, Sainte-Croix, Lotbinière, Québec, Canada - 8 October 1885, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Sanger
flag  Herbert SANGER (1845, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - 23 June 1889, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Sleeper
flag  Warren W. SLEEPER (1827, New Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - 17 January 1887, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Sliney
flag  Patrick SLINEY (1823, , Ireland - 16 May 1888, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Smith
flag  Susan SMITH (1855, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 1 August 1893, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Tucker
flag  Ellen N. TUCKER (1848, Hill, New Hampshire, USA - 10 November 1892, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)
flag  Johnathon G.D. TUCKER (1838, Andover, New Hampshire, USA - 14 June 1894, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

TUKEY
flag  Leroy TUKEY (1868, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA - 9 May 1880, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

Vinton
flag  Silvia I. VINTON (1815, Cornish, New Hampshire, USA - 15 March 1892, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)

White
flag  Caroline WHITE (1822, Warner, New Hampshire, USA - 28 December 1890, Franklin, New Hampshire, USA)
 

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