Franklin County, Virginia
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Franklin County, Virginia

This county was named after Benjamin Franklin and formed in 1785, from parts of Bedford and Henry Counties.  It was the hom e of the Confederate General Jubal Anderson Early, and Booker T Washington, the slave who became one of the main civil rights activists of his era.  

Boones Mill - Rocky Mount

Callaway - Ferrum - Glade Hill -North Shore - Penhook  - Snow Creek - U nion Hall - Westlake Corner


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Website Updates:
Mar 2016:  obit for KEEN
Sep 2015: Burials in Tanyard Cemeteries; marriage announcements for LEE-WALKER, MENIFEE-PONTON, SHELBURNE-DIVERS, HOLLADAY-AYRES, SALE-GIDDINGS, GUTHRIE-STRAYER 




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