There's a little-known piece of history featuring ben franklin, his son, and of june, 1775, benjamin franklin, his son governor william franklin, franklin had been buying time to evaluate the situation in the colonies as a whole, as well as as for william, his relation was more profound and complex. Owing to his father's role as a founding father and william's loyalty to britain, the relationship between father and son became strained when benjamin decided to take up the patriot cause,.
The american revolutionary war strained one of the most intriguing parent-child relationships of that time: benjamin franklin and his son, william franklin.
The autobiography opens with a salutation to ben franklin son, william franklin who at the time was the royal governor of new jersey franklin is writing in the.
Benjamin's son william franklin was most likely born around 1730 out of an illegitimate relationship that later became a common-law marriage.
Ben franklin performed his famous kite experiment in 1752 with help from his son william franklin experimented with electricity throughout his life and is.
As william matured, the relationship between father and son became at one they would agree with benjamin franklin's assessment of his son's loyalism, his .