James Christopher Franklin1

M, b. 1897, d. 25 December 1982
James Christopher Franklin
FatherThomas Franklin1 b. Jun 1871, d. 4 May 1915
MotherEllen Dawson1,2 b. 20 Mar 1876, d. 1914
Relationship2nd cousin 1 time removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
ChartsDawson Descendancy Chart
           James Christopher Franklin was born in 1897 at Blean, Kent, England..3,1,4,5
     James Christopher Franklin appears as James Franklin, age 3, in the census of 1901 at 73 Military Road, St. Gregory Parish, Canterbury, Kent, England,in the household of Ellen Dawson as her son; She resided with her two sons, Thomas and James. Her husband, Thomas, was probably on active duty since the census lists her status as married and not widowed.6
     James was in the British Army and fought in the Second Boer war.7
     James Christopher Franklin married Ivy Grace Stuart in December 1924 at Medway, Kent, England.8,9 James grew up a Catholic, but lapsed after he married his wife who was Church of England.10
     James Christopher Franklin died on 25 December 1982 at Chessington, Surrey, England.11

Family

Ivy Grace Stuart b. 14 Aug 1898, d. Oct 1993
Child

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
190173 Military Road, St. Gregory Parish, Canterbury, Kent, EnglandJames Christopher Franklin appears as James Franklin, age 3, in the census of 1901 at 73 Military Road, St. Gregory Parish, Canterbury, Kent, England,in the household of Ellen Dawson as her son; She resided with her two sons, Thomas and James. Her husband, Thomas, was probably on active duty since the census lists her status as married and not widowed.6

Citations

  1. [S978] Debbie Kilby Sergeant, "Dawson Family Ties," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 5 June 2009, Debbie wrote that her great grandparents had three children, one of whom was James.
  2. [S979] 1901 England Census, Kent, Canterbury, England, GSU Roll shows her son as James Franklin.
  3. [S419] England & Wales, Free BMD Birth Index: 1837-1983, James Christopher Franklin, 1897; (Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter); Volume 2a, Page 857.
  4. [S979] 1901 England Census, Kent, Canterbury, England, GSU Roll shows his age as 3 and birthplace as Canterbury, Kent.
  5. [S985] The Kilby Family Tree, online www.trees.ancestry.co.uk, Author Deborah Kilby Sargeant, shows his place and date of birth.
  6. [S979] 1901 England Census, Kent, Canterbury, England, GSU Roll unknown cd7.
  7. [S978] Debbie Kilby Sergeant, "Dawson Family Ties," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 5 June 2009, Debbie wrote that her great grandfather, James, was a soldier in the British Army and that he fought in the Boars war.
  8. [S217] England and Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index:1837-1983: James C. Franklin, 1924; (Oct-Nov-Dec Quarter); Volume 2a, Page 1707.
  9. [S985] The Kilby Family Tree, online www.trees.ancestry.co.uk, Author Deborah Kilby Sargeant, shows the date and place of marriage.
  10. [S1012] E-mail, Debbie Kilby Sergeant to Taryn L. Phelan, 11 August 2009.
  11. [S985] The Kilby Family Tree, online www.trees.ancestry.co.uk, Author Deborah Kilby Sargeant, shows his place and date of death.
  12. [S978] Debbie Kilby Sergeant, "Dawson Family Ties," e-mail to Taryn L. Phelan, 5 June 2009, Debbie wrote that her great grandfather was James Franklin. Her maiden name is Sargeant, so her mother must have been a Franklin.