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Biography of Charles H. Franklin

This article is a biographical sketch of Dr. Charles H. Franklin, a prominent physician and planter from Union Springs, Alabama. Born in Georgia in 1838, Dr. Franklin received his early education in Alabama and went on to study medicine at the University of Nashville in Tennessee. He served as an assistant surgeon during the Civil War before graduating from the University of Louisiana in 1866 and settling down to practice in Union Springs. Dr. Franklin is also involved in planting and fruit growing, as well as serving as the president of the Union Springs cotton-mills. He is an active member of the State Medical Association and has served as its president. Dr. Franklin has been married twice and has seven children.

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Washington Taylor Family Bible 1

Washington Taylor Family Bible

Washington Taylor started recording in his family Bible in 1867. As such, any record below dated prior to 1867 can be considered as post-source… meaning it wasn’t written at or about the time the event occurred. Some of the handwriting was difficult to read, and as such, is shown below to the best of the transcribers ability. Washington B Taylor Holy Bible Of Feb 18, Ad 1867 Washington Taylor Aug 25 ad 1820 In Edgefield District, South Carolina died Aug 5th 1910 Anna Olivia Donason Born Sept 6, 1827 Loundes County, Alabama Died Aug 12, 1912 Married Nov 6 1849

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