William Franklin — fighter of 2 wars

James River Mountain over Buchanan, Virginia

This story begins with a struggle. It seems that William, William Jr., and George Thomas Franklin all three received land grants in Warren County Georgia as a result of their Revolutionary War service. But there was a problem. George Thomas Franklin was born in 1744 on King James Mountain in Botetourt County, Virginia!

Hmmm. The quest was to learn how the family settled out West. Because this country…

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Jeannette Holland Austin

Jeannette Holland Austin

Author of 100+ genealogy books. Owner of 8 genealogy websites available by subscription. https://georgiapioneers.com/subscribe/subscribe.html