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

It was disclosed on January 15th, 2016 that Murray B Chidester died 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 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 express your sympathy and honor Murray B's life.

It was disclosed on January 13th, 2016 that Murray B Chidester passed away 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 written on October 9th, 2015 that Patricia Ann "Patty" Eagles (Heasman) perished 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 died in Franklin, Tennessee.  Ikemoto was 93 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ted T's life.

It was written 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 express your sympathy and honor Daniel Edwin's life.

It was written on January 8th, 2015 that Richard D Leggee passed on in Franklin, Tennessee.  Leggee was 85 years old and was born in Lynn, MA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Richard D's life.

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

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

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Williamson Memorial Funeral

Williamson Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Services is a family owned and operated facility. Williamson Memorial Gardens was developed in 1959 and owned by Ed & Marion Warren and Billy & Ruby Henry. As time evolved, the original owners...

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Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Hm

Brentwood Roesch-Patton Funeral Home is proud to serve the families of Brentwood and Middle Tennessee with dignity and respect. Our funeral staff has many years of combined service as caregivers for the area’s bereaved.

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Cremation and Funeral Services of Nashville

Focused on providing dignified funeral, cremation and burial services, we offer an affordable way to memorialize your loved one. Our open and honest approach allow you to make an informed decision. We are here to help you.  Owned by a local...

Ellis Funeral Home

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

Lewis & Wright Funeral Home

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Spring Hill Memorial Park & Funeral Home

Spring Hill Memorial Park was the first development in 1998. During the construction of the cemetery, the excavators were overwhelmed with people wanting to metal detect for old civil war memorabilia being that this was the pathway in which the...

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Crawford Franklin Chapel
4247 S Carothers Rd
Franklin, TN 37067
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MT Hope Cemetery
1009 W Main St
Franklin, TN 37065
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Patton Brothers Funeral Directors
382 Natchez St
Franklin, TN 37064
Pewitt Dale Funeral Dir
419 Perkins Dr
Franklin, TN 37064
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Waters Funeral Home
1408 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37065
Williamson Memorial Funeral
3009 Columbia Ave
Franklin, TN 37064

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