Franklin Leonard Farnsworth, b. 1838 at Buckhannon, Upshur County, WV

Father: 42. Thomas Farnsworth (5), b. 1796 at Staten Island, NY, d. at Buckhannon, Upshur County, WV, d. 1870
Mother: Catherine Simons
He service in the Confederate Army during the War of Rebellion. His first wife, Ann Greer was opposed to him joining the Confederacy and divorced him on grounds of dissertion. He was wounded several times and was confined after the war to Rock Island, IL, for refusing to take the oath of allegience to the United States.

FRANKLIN LEONARD FARNSWORTH and his wife, Ann Eliza Greer, had issue: 7th Gen.
1. James; d. as infant.
2. David; was a merchant in Laredo, MO.

Note: 1880 census records list a son, John, b. 1862. However, the family records do not report such a son.

Spouse: Martha Jane (Currence) Zickafoce


By his 2nd wife, Martha Jane (Currence) Zickafoce, he had:

* 3. Floyd Forney, b. 2 Apr 1869 at Trubie's Hun, WV. He m. 26 Oct 1890 Lasora Martin, b. at Holly Grove, WV, dau. Obadiah W. and Louisa (Stanberry) Martin. He graduated with M.D. from Maryland Medical College in 1904 and postgraduate work at Johns Hopkins Univ., Bellevue Hospital, Tulane Univ., Rush Medical College and Mayo Bros. Clinic. He served in the Medical Corps of the U.S. Army in WW I. He was considered among the most highly skilled physicians and surgeons of his area.
* 4. Emma C., b. 22 May 1873; d. 16 Apr 1954 at Akron, OH. She m. Seymour Clark, b. 21 Dec 1857 at Elkins, WV; d. 30 Jul 1936 at Akron.

Spouse: Ann Eliza Greer


Descendant families report created by Gene 4.2, Mon, Jun 30, 1997

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