Hancock County ILGenweb

Franklin Carlin

Transcribed by Dianna Saario


Franklin Carlin, farmer, sec. 18; P.O., West Point; was born in Maryland Oct. 27, 1844, son of Josiah and Elizabeth (Hughes) Carlin, natives of Maryland, and of French descent; received his education in the common schools; Jan. 5, 1868, he married Hannah Brian, and they had one son and two daughters. She is a member of the M. E. Church in Chili; he is a Republican. He came from Maryland to Illinois in 1865, settling near Columbus, Adams county, where he worked on a farm; he came to Hancock county in 1876, locating on sec. 18, this tp. were he owns a farm, and has been moderately successful. He is now serving his second term as School Trustee, and is a Justice of the Peace. In 1862 he enlisted in Co. H, 8th Md. Inft., and was discharged August 27, 1863.

Page: 534

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.


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