Deborah Read

Deborah Read

Deborah Read Franklin (February 14, 1708 – December 19, 1774) was the spouse of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and a prominent inventor, printer, thinker, and revolutionary.

Read more about Deborah Read:  Life Before Second Marriage, Marriage To Benjamin Franklin, Later Life, Death

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Deborah Read - Death
... Deborah Read Franklin suffered a stroke on December 14, 1774, and died on December 19, 1774 while Benjamin was on an extended trip to England ...
Benjamin Franklin Bache (journalist) - Early Life
... Sarah "Sally" Franklin, the only daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Deborah Read, met Richard Bache while on a visit away from her parents ... From the moment she set eyes on her grandson, Deborah Read Franklin fell in love with Benjamin, whom she called “her little kingbird.” She took to “Benny,” as she called him, as her very own ... His godmothers were his paternal aunt and Deborah Read Franklin ...

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