Samuel Franks

4 May 1763–30 November 1845 (Age 82)
Lunenburg, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Franks was born on 4 May 1763, in Lunenburg, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Nehemiah Frank, was 47 and his mother, Nancy Jones, was 38. He married Polly Garner on 29 June 1788, in Craven, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 30 November 1845, in Laurens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Laurens, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Franks
1763–1845
Polly Garner
1768–1858
Marriage: 29 June 1788
John Wesley Franks
1790–1848
Samuel Franks
1803–
Emily Franks
1804–1858
Sarah A Franks
1805–1892
Allen Franks
1791–1813
Laurissa Jones Franks
1793–
Charles Franks
1794–1857
Eddy Jones Franks
1796–
Charles Elijah Franks
1798–1873
John Marshall Franks
1801–
Susan M Franks
1802–
Matilda Franks
1807–
William W Franks
1811–1890
Polly Franks
1817–
Dr Allen Franks
1819–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1788
Craven, South Carolina, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

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World Events (8)

1775

Age 12

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."
1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 23

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Frank .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Franks in the South Carolina, Compiled Marriage Index, 1641-1965
  • Samuel Franks in the South Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1670-1980
  • Family Histories

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