Harvey G Franklin b 28 Jan 1860 VA d 1 Feb 1949 Letcher Co KY; buried Combs Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o James S Bradley Franklin and Didema Hall. Harvey G Franklin m. 19 May 1881 Letcher Co KY to Evaline Combs b 7 Mar 1863 Letcher Co KY d 21 Sept 1947/48 Letcher Co KY; buried Combs Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Russell Hacker Combs and Leodicia M Polly. Children of Harvey G Franklin and Evaline Combs;
1. Elizabeth Lizzie Franklin (twin) b 13 Aug 1882 Thornton, Letcher Co KY d 23 Dec 1977 Letcher Co KY; m. 22 Jun 1903 Letcher Co KY to John P Sawmill John Adams b 4 Oct 1886 Letcher Co KY d 6 Dec 1976 Letcher Co KY; s/o Benjamin Ben Adams (Benjamin Ben Adams was s/o Jesse Colly Jesse Adams and Mary Polly Craft) and Malissa Jane Cook.
2. Elza Elzie Franklin (twin) b 13 Aug 1882 Thornton, Letcher Co KY d 13 Dec 1977; m. Alpha Blair b 25 Oct 1912 Letcher Co KY; d/o Stephen L Blair and Ollie Jane Franklin.
3. Mary Polly Franklin b 23 JUL 1884 Letcher Co KY d 5 Jun 1989 Whitesburge, Letcher Co KY; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 5 Sept 1905 Letcher Co KY to Alvin Hall b 8 Aug 1887 Pike Co KY d 27 Dec 1974 Letcher Co KY; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; Occupation farmer and coal miner Letcher Co KY; s/o Joseph Leonard Hall and Sarah Caudill.
4. James Bradley Franklin b 30 Aug 1886 d 22 Feb 1962 Letcher Co KY; buried Combs Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY. Veteran of WWI served as PFC in the 302nd Water Tank Btn.; m. 1921 to Lear Wright. Children of James Bradley Franklin; I. Homer Franklin b 7 Sept 1924 Letcher Co KY d 24 Sept 1992 Sanford, Seminole Co FL II. Odell Franklin (m) b 26 Mar 1922 Letcher Co KY
5. Liza Evelyn Franklin b 7 Dec 1889 Letcher Co KY d 13 Dec 1986; m. Pat Looney. Child of Pat Looney and Liza Evelyn Franklin; i. Claude Edward Franklin. Liza Evelyn Franklin m. (2) Horace Yates.
6. Shadrack Shade Franklin b 15 Oct 1891/92 Letcher Co KY d Apr 1985; m. 1920 to Ida Sexton b 5 Aug 1899 d 4 Apr 1981 Ermine, Letcher Co KY. Children of Shadrack Shade Franklin and Ida Sexton; i. Edward E Franklin b 12 Oct 1921 Letcher Co KY ii. Geraldine Franklin b 26 Aug 1923 Letcher Co KY iii. Rubly L Franklin (twin) 5 Apr 1926 Letcher Co KY iv. Wanda L Franklin (twin) 6 Apr 1926 Letcher Co KY v. Fay Franklin b 3 Dec 1930 Letcher Co KY vi. Phyllis J Franklin b 21 Jul 1934 Letcher Co KY.
7. Rhoda Franklin b 30 Dec 1893 d 22 Jan 1993 Winter Garden, Orange Co FL; m. Leroy Shumway Franklin b 2 Feb 1894 Letcher Co KY b 2 Feb 1894 d 15 Oct 1971 Letcher Co KY; buried Green Acres Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; s/o Eli Wilson Wilse Franklin and Sarah Jane Webb.
8. George W Franklin b 9 Aug 1896 d Apr 1976 FL; m. Lavernor White. George W Franklin m. (2) Hattie Craft. Child of George W Franklin and Hattie Craft; i. Coolidge Franklin.
9. Hattie Jean Franklin b 9 Dec 1899 d 11 Jun 1978 Fleming Letcher Co KY; m. 11 Sept 1918 to William Lawrence Bill Blair b 11 Nov 1897 Blair Branch Letcher Co KY d 15 Sept 1976 Fleming Letcher Co KY; buried Potter Cemetery, Kona, Letcher Co KY; s/o Jesse Marion Blair and Mary Ritter Franklin. Children of William Lawrence Bill Blair and Hattie Jean Franklin;
I. Edwin Hansel Blair b 22 Aug 1919 d 12 Dec 1954
II. Dan M Blair b 20 Apr 1928 d 10 Mar 1981; m. Female Chinard.
III. William Bill Blair Jr b 28 Feb 1921 d 1 Sept 2019 Jackhorn, Letcher Co KY; age 98 years, 7 months and 3 days; m. Mora Louise Carroll b ? d 28 Dec 2001. Children of William Bill Blair and Mora Louise Carroll; i. S Jill Blair; m. Male Jones ii. Belinda Wendy Blair; m. Colleen Ridgely iii. Jack R Blair; m. Delma Unknown.
IV. Barbara Blair b 28 Jan 1923 Thornton, Letcher Co KY d 2 Aug 2004 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried 5 Aug 2004 Potter Cemetery, Kona, Letcher Co KY; m. Male Montgomery. Barbara Blair m. 28 Feb 1942 to Johnny Krola b 10 May 1921 d 7 Feb 1964; s/o Steve Stipe Krola and Martha Jane Adams.
V. Grethel Blair; m. Male Ables. Grethel Blair m. (2) Male Richardson.
10. Gladys Nannie Franklin b 12 May 1901 d 28 Oct 1998 Columbus Franklin Co OH; m. 1 Oct 1921 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY to Charles Adkins b about 1901. Child of Charles Adkins and Gladys Nannie Franklin; i. Mildred Adkins. Gladys Nannie Franklin m. (2) Male Farris.
11. John A Franklin b 18 Aug 1906 Letcher Co KY d 27 Oct 1972 Letcher Co KY; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 29 Sept 1928 to Elsie Leah White b 3 Oct 1913 d 9 Aug 1979 Letcher Co KY; buried Evergreen Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; d/o Berry L White and Mary Elizabeth Swicegood. Children of John A Franklin and Elsie Leah White;
I. Renavae Franklin b 4 Aug 1929 d 25 Aug 2003; m. Milford Henry King b 3 Apr 1921 d 4 Apr 1958 Letcher Co KY; s/o Walter Andrew King and Sarah Aikens. Renavae Franklin m. (2) Stanley Tarsisius Stan Wegrzyn.
II. Rex V Franklin b 19 Mar 1933 d 29 Jul 2004 Ermine, Letcher Co KY.
III. Female Franklin
IV. Elaine Franklin b 23 Dec 1945; m. Male Morgan.
Obituary: William Bill Blair Jr
28 Feb 1921 - 1 Sept 2019
At the time of the 1870 Letcher County census, he was reported as residing the household of his grandparents, Bird and Agnes Franklin.
At various times Harve Franklin lived on Crafts Colley Letcher County and Left Beaver Floyd County. Harve was a tall man; his grandchildren recall that he had to stoop to pass through the doorways of their house. They suggest he was approximately 6' 6" or 6' 7" tall.