Jane Mecom

Jane Mecom

Born 1712

Jane Franklin Mecom was the youngest sister of Benjamin Franklin. Their letters and her life are preserved in Carl van Doren's The Letters of Benjamin Franklin and Jane Mecom and in his Jane Mecom, or, The Favorite Sister of Benjamin Franklin: Her Life here first narrated from their entire surviving Correspondence .… Read More

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1712 Birth Born in 1712.


1790 78 Years Old When Benjamin Franklin died in 1790, he left Jane the house in which she lived in his will, and she continued to live there until she died; however, later her house was demolished to make room for a memorial to Paul Revere.
1794 82 Years Old Died in 1794.
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