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  • Franklin is also known as: Warren County / Franklin city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Shannon Stewart (fashion model).

History

Not to be confused with Franklin County, Ohio. Franklin was founded by General William C. Schenck, in 1796. The settlement was named for Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was incorporated in 1814 and became a city in 1951. One of the first four post offices in Warren County, Ohio was established 1 April 1805. The Franklin Post Office still stands today though on a different site from that on which it was originally built. The first postmaster was John N. C. Schenck, brother of General Schenck. Robert C. Schenck was born in Franklin 4 October 1809. He elected to Congress in 1843 and served several terms. He later was commissioned a Brigadier General and was a veteran of the Civil War. He died in 1890. John Brown was a leader of Franklin from 1835 to 1839. He was a horse breeder and land speculator and eventually went bankrupt. He moved on to other areas of Ohio. The first item associated with the name Belmont in horseracing was a horse named Belmont who was born and bred in Franklin, Ohio and went to California in 1853. . One of the most famous horses raised in Franklin was Nightingale,...

The official website for the city of Franklin is http://www.franklinohio.org/.

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Franklin Obituaries

It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on May 6th, 2015 that Kenneth Edward Bishop perished in Sarasota, Florida.  Bishop was 79 years old and was born in Franklin, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Kenneth Edward's life.

It was written by Journal News on January 22nd, 2015 that Wilbur Allen perished in Franklin, Ohio.  Allen was 70 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilbur's life.

It was disclosed by Journal News on January 21st, 2015 that James Robert Young died in Franklin, Ohio.  Young was 54 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor James Robert's life.

It was written by Journal News on January 12th, 2015 that Molly Watts (Polly) died in Franklin, Ohio.  Ms. Watts was 75 years old and was born in Hazard, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Molly's life.

It was reported by Journal News on January 11th, 2015 that Lucille Crout (Bowen) died in Franklin, Ohio.  Ms. Crout was 91 years old and was born in Bowen, KY.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lucille's life.

It was reported by Journal News on January 9th, 2015 that Stella Raye Campbell passed on in Franklin, Ohio.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Stella Raye's life.

It was revealed by Journal News on January 8th, 2015 that Esta M Wood (Elam) passed on in Franklin, Ohio.  Ms. Wood was 90 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Esta M's life.

It was disclosed by Journal News on January 6th, 2015 that Shirley Kash passed on in Franklin, Ohio.  Kash was 63 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Shirley's life.

It was reported by Journal News on January 5th, 2015 that Mary Jewell Dowrey (Harrison) died in Franklin, Ohio.  Ms. Dowrey was 87 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Jewell's life.

It was noted by Journal News on December 30th, 2014 that Al Fedders died in Franklin, Ohio.  Fedders was 80 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Al's life.

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Woodhill Cemetery
5423 21st Ave Ne
Franklin, WA 98185

Franklin Cemetery News

Hey George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, What Was Plan B?
It all brought to mind a conversation I had recently with the woman who runs the cemetery that contains our family plot. We have some choice locations on top of the hill and I asked her if she had anymore up there. 'Oh no,' she said. 'We don't like to dig up there.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/users/logout/?referer=/mike-hegedus/hey-george-washington-tho_b_778283.html

South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Nov. 6-8
The cemetery doesn't appear on early 20th century deeds, the study said, which suggests it may have been forgotten about by that time and therefore was used during the late 18th century and 19th century. By Tasha Kates, The Daily Progress. FRANKLIN, W.Va ...
http://www.nola.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/south-regional-member-exchange-digest-for-nov/008e4c24f6754757b5665f7dafa38001

Robert Edward Holbrook, 71
Mr. Holbrook was born in Franklin County, OH to the late Morton and Hattie Rogers Holbrook ... Interment will follow in Grey Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday night from 5 to 7 PM. Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce ...
http://www.accessnorthga.com/access/obituaries.php?m=detail&id=39447

In pursuit of proof of the paranormal, these investigators rush in where many may fear to tread
Mr. Kelly and several members of his group descended recently on Smock Community Center in Franklin, Fayette County ... appeared to be nearby to trigger the device. "Oh, here we go! Did you see it?" he exclaimed to the group as everyone keenly fixated on ...
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10301/1098385-55.stm

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xkcd: Cemetery
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Franklin County Ohio - Cemetery Registration
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The Political Graveyard: Franklin County, Ohio
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