Deborah Read

Wife of Benjamin Franklin
Born Feb 14, 1708

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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