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Male Benjamin Franklin Keahey Click to view Benjamin Franklin Keahey in the family tree

Benjamin Franklin was born in 1857 in Mississippi.1   Benjamin Franklin's father was John Robert Jackson Keahey and his mother was Martha Slay.  His paternal grandparents were George Jackson Keahey and Margaret Keahey; his maternal grandparents were John Slay and Elizabeth Sumerall. He had six brothers and four sisters, named William, George Jefferson, Alvia Wiggin, John Thomas, James A., Joseph Henry, Margaret, Amanda Jane, Frances Indiana and Martha.  He died at the age of 81 on July 28th, 1938 in Rockwall, Texas.1 

Benjamin Franklin's family with Cornelia Austin

‌Benjamin Franklin and Cornelia were married in a religious ceremony on July 3rd, 1883.1   They had six sons and three daughters, named George Lon, Frank Stanhope, Hershel, Ray, Clarence, Eldon Clifford, Mabel Elizabeth, Loretta and Lynn.

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Further sources/citations:
1910 United States Federal Census, 1920 United States Federal Census, 1930 United States Federal Census

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