Benjamin Franklin Sammons was born on 24 Mar 1842 in Rosedale, Elliott, KY. He died on 24 Apr 1926 in Carter Co, Ky. He was buried in Sammon's Cemetery, Fields Branch, Carter Co, KY, USA. According to Garroll Salmons in THE SALMONS HERATIGE at p. 18, Franklin Salmons changed his surname to SAMMONS. Benjamin married (1) Mary Elizabeth Armstrong daughter of John W ARMSTRONG and Lucinda (Lucy) MCDAVID on 13 Dec 1860 in Carter County, Kentucky. Mary was born on 7 Dec 1840 in Dobbins, Elliott Co, KY. She died on 10 Jan 1914 in Leon, Carter Co, KY, USA. She was buried in Sammon's Cemetery, Fields Branch, Carter Co, KY, USA. They had the following children: William H Sammons was born on 16 Apr 1862. John Lafe Salmons was born on 9 Oct 1864. He died on 22 Feb 1949. George W Sammons was born on 27 Oct 1866. He died on 12 Sep 1948. Richard D Sammons was born on 24 Mar 1869. He died on 16 Jan 1953. Bertha "Berthey" Sammons was born on 10 Mar 1871. She died on 9 Sep 1873. Walter A "Watt" Sammons was born on 10 Apr 1876. He died on 13 Feb 1936. Kemma G Sammons was born on 17 Feb 1875. She died on 18 Sep 1875. She was buried in Grayson, Carter Co, Ky. Houston Sammons was born in 1878 in Carter Co, Ky. Willard E Sammons was born on 1 May 1881. Harry P Sammons was born on 6 Jun 1884 in Carter Co, Ky. Harry married Violet Mae . Hurdie H Sammons was born on 11 Jul 1871. He died on 10 Sep 1881. He was buried in Grayson, Carter Co, Ky. Benjamin married (2) Laura Frances Branham daughter of Hiram BRANHAM and Zarilda UTTERBACK on 16 Jun 1915. Laura was born on 3 Apr 1884 in Yocum, Morgan, Ky. She died on 24 Aug 1968. They had the following children: James Monroe Sammons was born on 24 Mar 1916. He died on 15 Feb 1965. William J Sammons was born calculated 1917 in Ky, USA. Effie Marie Sammons was born on 12 Apr 1918 in Carter Co, Ky. Effie married James B Robinson on 1 Feb 1942. Ernest Franklin Sammons was born on 6 Dec 1922 in Reedville, Carter Co, KY. He died on 14 Jan 1923 in Reedville, Carter Co, KY.