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Franklin Township

Franklin Township, RD #1, Fombell, PA 16123; phone: 724‑758‑9702.

Beginnings [1]

Franklin was incorporated in 1850. A post office at 'Lillie' was created about 1883 with Henry E. Steffler appointed as postmaster. He was succeeded by Matilda M. Steffler in 1887. In 1880 the town had a population of 739. That year a United Presbyterian Church was established.

  1. History of Beaver County Pennsylvania, A. Warner & Co., Publishers, 1888, Philadelphia and Chicago.
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