Aaron Franks

???? - 1777


London merchant, of Isleworth, father of Priscilla Franks and grandfather of Lady Isabella Ball or Bell Cooper (both of whom q.v.). In his will made and proved in 1777, Aaron Franks left in trust for the benefit of his daughter Priscilla the one-third of the Duckingfield [sic] Hall estate he said he had 'lately purchased of Sir George Colebrooke baronet', together with the enslaved people upon it, and all his other [unspecified] real estate in Jamaica. He forgave his son-in-law Moses Franks the £40,000 the latter owed to him.

Further Information

Married but no further details
Prisiclla, Phila

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 1777 [EY] → Joint owner

Relationships (3)

Father → Daughter
Grandfather → Grand-daughter
Father-in-law → Son-in-law