Franklin Kaylor, an enterprising young farmer of Clear Creek Township, was born upon the farm where he now lives January 17, 1854. He was the sixth child born to Abraham and Ann Eliza (Stump) Kaylor, a biography of whom appears above in this work. His entire life has been spent at the old home, the possessor of which he became in 1885. He continued to work for his father until the year 1882, when he began farming for himself, and has adopted that pursuit for his life occupation. November 21, 1883, he was married to Fannie Shearer, daughter of Thomas M. and Amanda H. (Emley) Shearer, of Clear Creek Township. She was born in that township December 10, 1859. Their marriage has resulted in the birth of two children: Albert L., born January 18, 1885, and Orland S., born November 18, 1886. Mr. Kaylor is a member of the Christian Church and is a Republican.
History of Huntington County, Indiana (Brant & Fuller: Chicago, IL) 1887. Biographical Sketches of Clear Creek Township. Page 587.