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Franks, David Salisbury, approximately 1740-1793



  • Existence: 1740~-1793- - 1793

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Franks Family Papers

Identifier: P-142

Originally from England, the Franks family were colonial merchants who settled in New York City in the 1700s. This collection documents parts of their life through correspondence, legal documents, and financial records. The correspondence is primarily written by Abigail Franks in New York to her son, Naphtali, in England. Also included in the collection are the notes and correspondence of Dr. Leo Hershkowitz, who co-edited a book on the letters of the family entitled the Lee Max Friedman Collection of American Jewish Colonial Correspondence: Letters of the Franks Family (1733-1748), written with Isadore S. Meyer in 1968.

Dates: 1711-1821, [1965-1968]

Herbert H. Franks Family Records

 Collection — Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-585
Identifier: P-585

Contains photocopies of vital records of members of the Tennessee branch of the Franks family. The first to be listed is Henry Franks (1764-1836) claimed by the compiler to be a younger brother of David Salisbury Franks.

Dates: 1832-1937