Marker Type: Headstone with footstone
Dimensions (H x W x D): 22 in x 18 in x 12 in
Direction Marker Faces: East
Inscription: FRANKLIN JONES / DIED / JULY 7, 1898 / AGED 57 Y. 9 M.
Biography: Franklin Jones was born in approximately 1840. He had two children, Lutie (1868 – 1929) and Arthur (1874 – ?), with his wife Sarah C. Jones.
He died at age 59 of “congestion of the stomach” and “dropsy,” an old term used to describe edema (swelling caused by liquid trapped in tissue).
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