Ancestors of Benjamin Franklin
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY. 1706–1757
Twyford, at the Bishop of St. Asaph’s,  1771.
“Dear Son: I have ever had pleasure in obtaining any little anecdotes of my ancestors. You may remember the inquiries I made among the remains of my relations when you were with me in England, and the journey I undertook for that purpose. Imagining it may be equally agreeable to you to know the circumstances of my life, many of which you are yet unacquainted with, and expecting the enjoyment of a week’s uninterrupted leisure in my present country…