Franklin Thomas Colborn

1 August 1801–3 May 1887 (Age 85)
Genoa, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1825Lyons, Lyons, Wayne, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 22
    On 11 April 1823, Wayne County was formed by combining portions of Seneca and Ontario counties.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 24
    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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    Story Highlight

    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 …

    Sources (59)

    • Thomas Colborn, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Thomas Coleburn in entry for Hannah Malinda Coleburn Miles, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas Colborn, "United States Census, 1850"

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