I am looking for William Robert Franklin in the 19th century.
He had at least 2 sons. The second son Charles Rudolph Franklin is said to be born 2 Feb 1851 in Buffalo. He left New York in August 1869 as seaman on "George Green" to Singapore and China and after many years at sea settled in Adelaide, Australia where he married. The marriage certificate for CR Franklin in 1880 states his father as Capt William Robert Franklin deceased of Buffalo
I would like to find details of WRF viz his death date, burial place, marriage details. He is said to have married a Swedish woman
I am also looking for a christening record for CR Franklin. He was born before civil registration of births occurred.
I cannot find either of these people in 1850, 1860 or 1870 US census