Courtesy of the Barbados Ball Canada Aid: http://www.barbadosballcanada.com/bajan-centenarians.html
Born in St. Philip, Barbados on May 8, 1916, Ms. Franklin is one of four children of Miriam Franklin.
After attending Carrington Village School, Ms. Franklin worked as a seamstress before emigrating to Canada in1966 to join her daughter and pursue other work opportunities. She worked as a Teacher’s Assistant and in a Daycare in Toronto.
Ms. Franklin had two children, four grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.