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Esther Hammond Franklin

September 23, 1773–April 4, 1863

Born at Swanzey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire; daughter of Esther Franklin and Nathaniel Hammond. Probably died in Salt Lake County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Endowments of the Living, 1851–1884,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Endowment House, vol. A-A1, p. 30, Esther Hammond, Feb. 28, 1852, FHL microfilm 1255545, FHL. Benjamin Read, The History of Swanzey, New Hampshire, from 1734 to 1890 (Salem, MA: Salem Press, 1892), 342, 357. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Apr. 2014), Esther Hammond KJ8X-29D . 1860 U.S. census, Union Precinct, Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 262, Esther Franklen, NARA.