|First appearance||A Lesson in Electricity|
|Residence||The Franklins' home|
|Significant other||Benjamin Franklin|
One night in 1752, Deborah Franklin wakes her husband at the sound of his bells, which would ring when lightning struck his lightning rod, and asks Benjamin if he could invent a quieter way to perform his experiment.
Several nights later, when Benjamin and his son prepare to leave home to perform an electrical experiment, Deborah asks where the two are going on such a stormy night. Benjamin replies that they are headed to fly a kite.
- For other uses of Deborah, see Deborah (disambig).