man Hezekiah Neal Franklin‏‎, son of Owen Franklin and Mary Esther Neal‏.
Born ‎Jan 1864 at Scott, Virginia, United States, died ‎1921 at Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States‎, 56 or 57 years, buried ‎ at East Stone Gap, Wise, Virginia, United States

Married ‎1 Oct 1894 at Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States The marriage license [copy in possession, Dan Mohn] was issued by C. A. Johnson, Deputy Clerk of Wise County, on 1 October 1894. The certificate records Hezekiah Franklin's age as 30, status as a widower, and occupation as a farmer. His parents were listed as Owen and Mary Franklin, and his birthplace as Scott County. He was at the time a resident of Lee County.

Malinda Carter reported her age as 25 and status as a widow.Her parents were R. W. and Judia Laney.

The Minister's Return of Marriage was completed the same day by William Robinett, M.B.
(26 or 27 years married) to:

woman Rebecca Malinda Laney‏‎, daughter of Robert W. Laney and Judith Owens‏.
Nickname: Linda, born ‎Feb 1872 at Scott, Virginia, United States, died ‎23 Jan 1950‎, 77 years, 1st married/ related to: Asbury Carter, ‎2nd marriage to: Hezekiah Neal Franklin

Children:

1.
man Robert Herron Franklin‏
Born ‎26 Oct 1895 at Wallens Creek, Lee, Virginia, United States
2.
man (Unnamed) Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1896 at Virginia, United States, died ‎1896 at Virginia, United States‎, under 1 year old
3.
woman William A Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1897 at Virginia, United States
4.
woman Bertha H. Franklin‏
Born ‎± 1899 at Virginia, United States
5.
woman Erma B. Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1901 at Scott, Virginia, United States
6.
man Kirk H. Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1906 at Scott, Virginia, United States
7.
man Patrick Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1908 at Scott, Virginia, United States


2nd marriage
man Hezekiah Neal Franklin‏‎, son of Owen Franklin and Mary Esther Neal‏.

Married ‎27 Jan 1877 at Lee, Virgina, United States (17 years married) to:

woman Sarah Caroline Ward‏‎, daughter of James Bradley Ward and Catherine T. Roberts‏.
Born ‎15 Sep 1865 at Rocky Station, Lee, Virginia, United States, died ‎17 Mar 1894 at Lee, Virgina, United States‎, 28 years, buried ‎ at Wallens Creek, Lee, Virginia, United States

Children:

1.
woman H. N. Franklin‏‎
Born ‎1882 at Lee, Virgina, United States, died ‎1896 at Lee, Virgina, United States‎, 13 or 14 years, death cause: typhoid fever, buried ‎ at Wallens Creek, Lee, Virginia, United States
2.
man William Albert Franklin‏‎
Born ‎12 May 1888 at Scott, Virginia, United States, died ‎13 May 1888 at Scott, Virginia, United States‎, under 1 year old
3.
man Owen Warren Franklin‏
Born ‎9 Oct 1890 at Lee, Virgina, United States, died ‎2 Oct 1939 at Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States‎, 48 years
4.
man John Bradley Franklin‏
Nickname: Brad, born ‎24 Sep 1892 at Lee, Virgina, United States, died ‎26 Apr 1956 at Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States‎, 63 years, death cause: a stroke, buried ‎ at Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States

To submit corrections or additions: Dan Mohn