Born: 1838 in Ohio
Died: December 15, 1914 in San Diego County, California
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Franklin Agate was a resident of Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio where he was employed as a Drayman. He returned to Elyria after the war. In the 1890s he migrated west. He is known to have resided in Salt Lake City, Utah from 1893 to 1907 where a daughter was born. In 1910 he was living in Cannon City, Fremont County, Colorado. By 1912 he was living in Escondido, San Diego County, California where he was employed as a grocer and was a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows, Lodge No. 103.