Morris J. Franklin 1831-1884
Franklin was born in Prussia 1831 and was baptized by Rev. John Forsythe in Newburgh, N. Y., in 1847. He graduated from Union College in 1855 and studied in the Union Theological Seminary in the years 1855-57 going on to gain a medical license (MD) in 1858. He served as a surgeon in the U. S. Army from 1862-64 and physician and druggist in New York from 1865-84.
He died while on a trip to Jerusalem in 1884.