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William Harvey Franks

William Harvey Franks

Male 1829 - 1865  (35 years)

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  • Name William Harvey Franks 
    Born 11 Nov 1829  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Mar 1865  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cave Hill National Cemetery, Jefferson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18159  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2018 

    Family Nancy Ann Webster,   b. 24 Feb 1825, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1878, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1848  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Frances Franks,   b. 3 Dec 1848, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Jane Franks,   b. 3 Sep 1850, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Ann Franks,   b. 29 Dec 1852, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Malinda Margaret Franks,   b. 10 Mar 1855, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Nancy Ann Franks,   b. 15 Jul 1857, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Ann Franks,   b. 14 May 1859, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1937, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Willliam A. Franks,   b. 6 Aug 1861, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F3933  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006 Name: William H Franks Service Info.: US ARMY CIVIL WAR Death Date: 23 Mar 1865 Cemetery: Cave Hill National Cemetery Cemetery Address: 701 Baxter Avenue Louisville, KY 40204 Buried At: Section C Site 2934

      William Franks enlisted in Co. B, 11th Kentucky Calalry July 16,1862 in Grant Co. at age 33. He was mustered into Federal Service Sept.22,1862 in Louisville, Ky. for a term of three years. He served with his regiment until Jan. 8, 1863 when he was on "detachment duty in Gallatin, Tenn." On Jan. 20,1863, he deserted his regiment. Records do not show a listing of his return, but he was with his regiment in Georgia in July 1864 when he was captured. He was held in Confederate prisons until Feb.26,1865, when he was released at Wilmington, North Carolina.He then traveled to the Union Paroled Prisoner Camp in Maryland where he was placed in Hospital #1. He was sent from Maryland to Cincinnati, Ohio, and was on his way to Louisville when he died aboard the Steamer General Buell of remittent fever on March 23,1865. He was buried in Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Ky (SOURCE: Findagrave note)

      Andersonville Prisoners of War Surname: William H. Franks Rank: PRIVATE Company: B Regiment: 11 State: KY Arm of Service: CAVALRY Reference: p 278 [432] Location of Capture: HILLSBORO, GA Date of Capture: 31 Jul 1864 Page: 0 More Information: NO Code: 48131 Grave: 0

      U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles Name: William H Franks Enlistment Date: 16 Jul 1862 Rank at enlistment: Private Enlistment Place: Louisville, KY State Served: Kentucky Was POW?: Yes Service Record: Mustered out at Louisville, KY. Enlisted in Company B, Kentucky 11th Cavalry Regiment on 22 Sep 1862. Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky

      American Civil War Soldiers Name: William Franks Enlistment Date: 16 Jul 1862 Enlistment Place: Louisville, Kentucky Side Served: Union State Served: Kentucky Service Record: Promoted to Full . Enlisted as a Private on 16 July 1862. Enlisted in Company B, 11th Cavalry Regiment Kentucky on 22 Sep 1862. Sources: 78

      Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 Name: William H. Franks Widow: Nancy Ann Franks Comments: James H. Ray, Gdn.