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Village:Alfred, ME Source:bios:176Search: Full Last First
id 176 firstname Franklin Owen lastname Libby birthyr 1870 deathyr 1899 bio Libby, Franklin Owen (1870-1899), Eva's brother, was born in South Bridgton, ME; he was at the Church F., Alfred, ME, in 1886, but he also lived with the "young believers"; in 1894 the records show him visiting the New Gloucester Fair, together with Br. Stephen Gowen. In 1896 Br. Frank was chosen to be 2nd elder, as associate to Elder Henry Green, from whom he learned all his mechanical skills, especially cabinetry; he was also a trustee, from 1896 to until his death. Although Br. Franklin was groomed to succeed Elder Henry, he died at the age of 29, of typhoid fever.