I am looking to make contact with descendants of Anderson and Ida Ruth (Large) Franklin who lived in Fort Wayne in the 1920-1950 time frame. The family had come from Douglas County, IL around 1920.
Anderson was born in 1876 in Macon County, IL. He was the son of John Abner FRANKLIN and Talitha Jane MILLS. Ida Ruth was born in 1879 in Morgan County, IL. Her parents were Stephen S. LARGE and Mary E. BOWEN.
Anderson died on 4/15/1950 in Allen County while Ida Ruth died on 1/1/1945 in Allen County. Both are buried in the Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Anderson and Ida Ruth had 4 children:
1) Horace L. (1898-1981) md. Beatrice (1902-2001) 2) Willison (1902-1964) md. Clara M. BOPP (1907-1963) 3) Glenn A. (1908-1987) and Ruth (1914-2001) 4) Lucille G. (1911-1997) md. Clarence G. BRAUN (1906-1983)
The 3 sons and their wives are all buried in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Lucille and Clarence Braun are buried in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
I am interested in exchanging information with any Franklin descendant or anyone else who information on any members of this family. Thank you.