Places

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

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: James Storm (wrestler), Luke Benward (actor and singer), Taylor Ware (singer and actor), Fred Lane (american football player), Troy Fleming (american football player), Mike Alexander (race car driver), and Rachel Dennison (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Williamson Herald.

History

Franklin is located approximately 20 miles (32 km) south of downtown Nashville. Ewen Cameron built the first house in the town of Franklin. Cameron was born February 23, 1768 in Balgalkan, Ferintosh, Scotland. He emigrated to Virginia in 1785 and from there came to Tennessee. Cameron died February 28, 1846, having lived forty-eight years in the same log house. He and his second wife, Mary, are buried in the old City Cemetery. His descendants have lived in Franklin continuously since 1798 when his son Duncan was born. The City of Franklin was founded October 26, 1799 by Abram Maury, Jr. (1766–1825), who was also a State Senator and is buried with his family in Founders Pointe. Maury named the town after Benjamin Franklin, a close friend of Dr. Hugh Williamson, a member of the Continental Congress for whom Williamson County was named. The Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, 1864, resulting in almost 10,000 casualties (killed, wounded, captured and missing) and turning forty-four buildings in town into field hospitals. Franklin is the county seat of...

The official website for the city of Franklin is http://www.franklin-gov.com/.

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Franklin Obituaries

It was noted by The Forum on March 26th, 2016 that Charles Owen Martinson died in Franklin, Tennessee.  Martinson was 64 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charles Owen's life.

It was noted on January 15th, 2016 that Murray B Chidester perished in Franklin, Tennessee.  Chidester was 90 years old and was born in Bowling Green, OH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Murray B's life.

It was revealed on January 15th, 2016 that Murray B Chidester perished in Franklin, Tennessee.  Chidester was 90 years old and was born in Bowling Green, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Murray B's life.

It was noted on January 13th, 2016 that Murray B Chidester perished in Franklin, Tennessee.  Chidester was 90 years old and was born in Bowling Green, OH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Murray B's life.

It was disclosed on October 9th, 2015 that Patricia Ann "Patty" Eagles (Heasman) passed away in Franklin, Tennessee.  Ms. Eagles was 91 years old and was born in Conneaut, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Patricia Ann "Patty"'s life.

It was written on September 16th, 2015 that Ted T Ikemoto perished in Franklin, Tennessee.  Ikemoto was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Ted T's life.

It was noted on May 31st, 2015 that Daniel Edwin Kothman passed away in Franklin, Tennessee.  Kothman was 72 years old and was born in Dayton, OH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Daniel Edwin's life.

It was disclosed on January 8th, 2015 that Richard D Leggee died in Franklin, Tennessee.  Leggee was 85 years old and was born in Lynn, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard D's life.

It was reported by Knoxville News-Sentinel on December 4th, 2014 that William Albert "Bill" Goodwin passed on in Franklin, Tennessee.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Albert "Bill"'s life.

It was noted on December 3rd, 2014 that Bobby "Mr Brown Sugar" Keys passed away in Franklin, Tennessee.  Keys was 70 years old and was born in Lubbock, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bobby "Mr Brown Sugar"'s life.

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Crawford Franklin Chapel
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Franklin, WA 98185
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Franklin, WA 98185
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Franklin, WA 98185
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