Markley Family: Sixth Generation
Updated August 2009
Franklin G. Markley, Sr. [ Finley P., Lafayette, Peter, Joseph, John Markley - Somerset
Co. Pa]
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Franklin Guy Markley Sr. was born in Goshen Township, Auglaize Co., Ohio on Aug. 25, 1885.
He died Sept. 6, 1964 in Canton, Ohio. He is buried in David Cemetery, Kettering, Ohio.

He was the son of Finley P. Markley and Rachel Jane Sprague. He was a Methodist Minister serving
churches in northern and southern Ohio. He retired in 1956 after 50 yrs. He and Gertrude moved to a
house they owned in Dayton, Ohio, where they lived the rest of their lives.
He married Gertrude Ethel Wagoner in Fulton Co., Oh. on Sept. 9, 1906. Gertrude was born May 5, 1889;
She died July 21, 1963 in Dayton, Ohio. She is buried in David Cemetery, Kettering, Ohio. She was the
daughter of Charles Henry Wagoner and Orminda J. Bundy.

Rev. Franklin G. Markley and Gertrude Wagoner had the following children:
                 1) Helen Ruth Markley Whitehead (Clifford) was born Dec. 25, 1909; died Sept. 1994.
                 2) Naomi Lois Markley Voelker (Louis) was born July 17, 1911; died March 28, 1995.
                 3) Cleo Twylight Markley Wolf-Paschal (James) was born June 30, 1914; died Nov. 27, 1990.
                 4) Franklin Guy Markley Jr. was born Feb. 27, 1926.
Sept. 9, 1906 - Wedding Photo
Rev. Franklin Guy Markley &
Gertrude Ethel Wagoner
Taken Oct. 14, 1904 at Jackson
Center, Ohio.  Age 19 yrs.
FG Sr. - Late 1880's or early 1890's
Franklin-Gertrude early 1900s
Cleo, Ruth, Naomi & Franklin Jr.
Norwood, Ohio 1928-29
Franklin-Gertrude taken by
Colemans Studio, Toledo, Ohio
Franklin-Gertrude - Dayton,
Oh. 1957 where they retired
1950 Rev. FG & Gertrude with
Grandsons Franklin R. & David Markley
Family 1940
Back - Louis Voelker, Franklin Jr., Rev.
Markley, Gertrude Markley, Bill Wolf, Clifford
Front - Naomi Voelker, Lois Whitehead, Donna
Wolf, Louis Voelker, Jr., Cleo Wolf, Marilyn
Whitehead, Ruth Whitehead
Franklin Jr. with cradle used by
Franklin Sr. Donated to the
Ashland County Historical Society,
Ashland, Ohio, May 21, 1998.
Grandson David -
David's Cemetery, Kettering, Ohio 8/23/2005