Deborah Read

Wife of Benjamin Franklin
Born Feb 14, 1708
Died Dec 24, 1774

Deborah Read Franklin was the spouse of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, and a prominent inventor, printer, thinker, and revolutionary.

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1774 66 Years Old Deborah Read Franklin suffered a stroke on December 14, 1774, and died on December 19, 1774, while Benjamin was on an extended trip to England. … Read More
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