Franklin Thomas Colborn

Brief Life History of Franklin Thomas

When Franklin Thomas Colborn was born on 1 August 1801, in Genoa, Cayuga, New York, United States, his father, Jonathan Colborn, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Hamilton, was 25. He married Sarah Bower on 11 August 1825, in Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Peterson, Morgan, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 3 May 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Franklin Thomas Colborn
Sarah Bower
Marriage: 11 August 1825
Amanda Bower Colborn
Thomas Colborn
Hannah Miranda Colborn
Sarah Matilda Colborn
James Colborn
Rosina Colborn
Talmai Hamilton Colborn

Sources (61)

  • Thomas Colborn, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Thomas Colborn, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Thomas Colborn in entry for Hannah Marinda Colborn Miles, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Historical Boundaries 1823: Wayne, New York, United States

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Colburn .

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

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Thomas loans $100 to the Prophet Joseph Smith

Story from the Life of Joseph Smith Joseph Smith was a man of great integrity. In the spring of 1843, he asked Thomas Colburn to lend him one hundred dollars in order to pay the lawyer who had defend …

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