Benjamin Franklin was born 17 January 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States to Josiah Franklin (1657-1745) and Abiah Folger (1667-) and died 17 April 1790 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of unspecified causes.
Ben Franklin was a prominent politician, scientist, philosopher, inventor, typographer, and chess-player around the time of Independence.
|Offspring of Benjamin Franklin and unknown parent|
|William Franklin (1731-1813)|
|Offspring of Benjamin Franklin and Deborah Read (1708-1774)|
|Francis Folger Franklin (1732-1736)|
|Sarah Franklin (1743-1708)|