When Franklin Klee was born on 3 August 1838, his father, David Klee, was 22 and his mother, Dianna Seaman, was 29. He married Emma Jane Kline in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 18 February 1865, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 26.
Some characteristic forenames: German Ernst, Hans, Hellmut, Helmut, Horst, Kurt, Manfred, Otmar, Otto, Wolfgang.
German: possibly a nickname for a clover farmer, from Klee ‘clover’. Compare Clay and Clee .