John Franklin-Adams was born on the 10th of June in the year of 1799 in Rowan County in North Carolina. He got married on the 20th of April in the year of 1820. John Franklin-Adams initiated the first photographic atlas of the entire sky, which was finally published in the year of 1914. Franklin-Adams charts consist of 206 prints with a maximum magnitude as 15. Works of John Franklin-Adams made him one of the brilliant Map Makers of Modern Era. He died in October in the year of 1876 in Turner in Organ.