Ann Franklin

Nice story from August 22, 1762 Ann Franklin, the sister-in-law of Benjamin Franklin, becomes the sole editor and publisher of the Newport Rhode Island newspaper, the Newport Mercury. She had earlier worked with her husband and son on other publications. Ann Franklin, later named to the Rhode Island Journalism Hall of Fame, is considered …

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Bayonne, NJ: A Bache Home

Bayonne’s Mansion Uncovers Historic Roots: Former Home to Benjamin Franklin’s Great Grandson, Reverend Richard Bache Duane BAYONNE, N.J., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The strikingly grandiose 6,000 square foot mansion, situated at 105 West 8th St., is one of Hudson County’s undiscovered historic landmarks. Built in 1875, the property was home to Rev. Richard Bache Duane …

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Find A Grave: Virtual Cemetery

The website contains 106 million grave records. Within the site, you may have to be logged in with a (freely available) personal user name to see it, but the Franklinians Virtual Cemetery offers a collection of graves associated with Benjamin Franklin, his parents, some associates and his descendants.