Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Forget Me Not: Franklin P. Mark, 1936

Franklin lived in Ohio where he was a carpenter & farmer.  He owned a farm in Jackson, Wyandot County, Ohio.  He married Laura M. Miller on 26 June 1877.  

Franklin P. Mark

10 Apr 1853 OH – 14 June 1936 OH

Son of Abraham Mark & Mary Isabella Heffelfinger

Husband of Laura M. Miller


My 3x Great Uncle


Franklin Mark Dies at Home of Son Here Sunday

Franklin P. Mark, 83, retired carpenter, died Sunday afternoon at 1:30 at the home of his son, Lloyd M. Mark 700 South Poplar street, after an illness of six weeks. He died of complications. 

 Mr. Mark was born on April 10, 1853, in Wayne county, Ohio, the son of Thomas [incorrect] and Isabelle Heffelfinger Mark. On June 26, 1877, he was married to Laura Miller and shortly after their marriage they moved to Forest.

 After the death of his wife, in December, 1915, Mr. Mark came to Bucyrus to make his home with his son.

 Surviving are the following children:

·      Mrs. Minie Staadt of Forest [Minnie Mark b 23 Jun 1878]

·      Mrs. Emma Crosbie of Canton [Emma Mark b Jul 1882]

·      G. D. Mark of San Pedro, Calif. [Glenn Mark b Jul 1888]

·      L. M. Mark of Bucyrus [Lloyd Mark b Oct 1883]

One daughter, Ada, preceded him in death. One grandchild and one great grandchild also survive. 

 Private funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Henderson and Lutz funeral home. Rev. J. Monroe Wolfe, pastor of First Methodist church, will officiate and burial will be made in the Huston cemetery in Forest.

 Friends may call this evening at the funeral home from 7 to 9 o’clock.


Source: Franklin Mark Dies at Home of Son Here Sunday. (Bacyrus, OH: Telegraph – Forum, 15 June 1936) 2: digital image, accessed August 2022.

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