Lilly Maude Franklin

18 July 1886–2 August 1886
Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Lilly Maude

When Lilly Maude Franklin was born on 18 July 1886, in Tasmania, Australia, her father, James Cox Franklin, was 22 and her mother, Catherine YATES, was 20. She died on 2 August 1886, in her hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

James Cox Franklin
1863–1928
Catherine YATES
1866–1950
Franklin
1883–1883
James Franklin
1885–1885
Lilly Maude Franklin
1886–1886
Gertrude Fanny Franklin
1887–1971
Linda Mary Ann Franklin
1889–1941
James William Franklin
1892–1953

Parents and Siblings

    James Cox Franklin

    Male1863–1928Male

    Female1866–1950Female

siblings

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+1 More Child

Name Meaning

1 English: status name from Middle English frankelin ‘franklin’, a technical term of the feudal system, from Anglo-Norman French franc ‘free’ ( see Frank 2) + the Germanic suffix -ling. The status of the franklin varied somewhat according to time and place in medieval England; in general, he was a free man and a holder of fairly extensive areas of land, a gentleman ranked above the main body of minor freeholders but below a knight or a member of the nobility.2 The surname is also borne by Jews, in which case it represents an Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 In modern times, this has been used to Americanize François, the French form of Francis .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Lilly Maud Franklin, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

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