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Benjamin Harrison Franklin
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Birth: Oct. 9, 1888
Boone County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 1977
Bay Ridge
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Ben Franklin was the son of Isaac W. Franklin & Clara Thomason. He was the husband of Catherine Murphy. They were blessed with six children; Marie, Kathryn, Irene, Benjamin, Patricia, and William.

He served in US Army Expeditionary Forces in Europe in WWI. He was a police officer in Brooklyn, NY (62nd Pct. NYPD shield 9991) from 1920 to 1948.

He and his wife retired to Lackawaxen, Pike County, PA in 1949, where he served as Constable for many years. Ben & Kitty owned and operated the "Bay Ridge Snack Bar" in Lackawaxen.

Family links: 
  Isaac William Franklin (1863 - 1918)
  Clara Thomason Franklin (1872 - 1908)
  Catherine Murphy Franklin (1890 - 1989)
  Marie Franklin March (1920 - 2012)*
  Irene Franklin Gunn (1924 - 2009)*
  Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1925 - 2005)*
  Benjamin Harrison Franklin (1888 - 1977)
  Laura Estella Franklin Cooksey (1893 - 1935)*
  Grace R. Franklin Osborne (1898 - 1961)*
  Robert William Franklin (1903 - 1910)*
  Charles Clifford Franklin (1908 - 1908)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Life Member, Kedron Lodge #803,Brooklyn, NY, F&AM: and American Legion.
Long Island National Cemetery
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: V 245C
Created by: Robert Fickies
Record added: May 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7432500
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With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 11, 2015
God bless you throughout Winter, the cold, harsh season in which nature sleeps and goes dormant, awaiting the arrival of Spring. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Dec. 26, 2014
God bless you on this frosy, still autumn morning. Christmas Day is rapidly approaching and will soon be here. Merry Christmas (early). Rest in Peace, Brother Benjamin.
- Rick
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014
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