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Descendents of William French

 

Generation No. 1

William1 French was born ca. 1603 in England and died 20 Nov 1681 in Billerica, MA. He married (1) Elizabeth and (2) Mary Lathrop.  Lieutenant William French was the first of this line to come to America. He came in the ship "Defense" in the summer of 1635.

 

Children of William French and Elizabeth

i. Francis French b. 1624 d. 14 Feb 1681

ii. Elizabeth French b. 1629

iii. Mary French b. 1633 d. 27 May 1672 (in childbirth)

iv. John French b. 1635 d. Oct 1712

v. Sarah French b. Mar 1638

vi. 2. Jacob French b. 16 Jan 1639/40 d. 20 May 1713

vii. Hannah French b. 12 Apr 1641 d. 20 Jun 1642

viii. Hannah French b. 16 Feb 1644 d. 9 May 1674

ix. Samuel French b. 3 Dec 1645 d. 15 Jul 1646

x. Samuel French b. ca. 1647/48 d. 4 Nov 1727

 

Children of William French and Mary Lathrop

i. Mary French b. 3 Apr 1670

ii. Sarah French b. 29 Oct 1671

iii. Abigail French b. 14 Apr 1673 d. 13 Apr 1674

iv. Hannah French b. 25 Jan 1676

 

Generation No. 2

Jacob2 French (William1) was born 16 Jan 1639/40 in Billerica, MA. and died 20 May 1713. He married Mary (champany) Champney 20 Sep 1665 in Billerica, MA daughter of Richard (Elder) Champney and Jane ,(2) Mary Convers of Worburn, 20 Apr 1685 who died 18 Jun 1686, (3) Mary  who drowned 9 Jun 1709 and (4) Ruth who died 6 Nov 1730.

Children of Jacob French and Mary Champney

i. Jacob French b. 20 Feb 1667 d. 1700

ii. 3. William French b. 18  Jul 1668 in Billerica, MA d. 30 Sep 1723 in Billerica, MA

iii. Mary French b. 6 Oct 1669 d. 12 Nov 1669

iv. John French b. 6 Oct 1670 d. 3 Dec 1670

v. Joseph French b. 5 May 1673 d. 25 Sep 1676

vi. Jabez French b. 16 Sep 1674 d. 16 sep 1674

vii. Mary French b. 5 Mar 1676

viii. Hannah French b. 23 Oct 1677 d. 23 Oct 1677

ix. Elizabeth French b. 8 Jun 1679

x. Sarah French b. 7 Mar 1681

 

Children of Jacob French and Mary Convers

i. Abigail French b. 20 Apr 1686 d. 29 Mar 1687

 

Generation No. 3

William3 French (Jacob2, William1) was born 18 Jul 1668 in Billerica, MA and died 30 Sep 1723 in Billerica, MA.  He marred Sarah Danforth 22 May 1695 in Billerica, MA, daughter of Jonathon Danforth and Elizabeth Poulter.

 

Children of William French and Elizabeth Danforth

i. Jacob French b. 1696 in Billerica, MA d. 19 Sep 1769

ii. Joseph French b. 26 Jan 1698 in Billerica, MA d. 13 Feb 1698 in Billerica, MA

iii. Sarah French b. 29 Dec 1698 in Billerica, MA d. 15 Aug 1734

iv. William French b. 25 Jan 1700/01 in Billerica, MA d. 9 Apr 1776

v. Jonathan French b. 25 Jan 1703 in Billerica, MA d. 9 Mar 1728

vi. Elizabeth French b. 3 Apr 1705 in Billerica, MA d. 27 Nov 1739

vii. Ebenezer French b. 5 Aug 1707 in Billerica, MA d. 31 Dec 1791

viii. Mary French b. 7 Oct 1709 in Billerica, MA

ix. Nicholas French b. 5 Sep 1711 in Billerica, MA d. 20 Aug 1796

x. Lydia French b. 29 Apr 1714 d. 2 Aug 1731

xi. Esther French b. 16 May 1716 d. 7 Jul 1736

xii. 4. Samuel French b. 21 May 1718 in Billerica, MA, married Elizabeth Barron 7 Jul 1743 in MA.

 

Generation No. 4

Smauel4 French (William3, Jacob2, William1) was born 21 May 1718 in Billerica, MA. He married Elizabeth Barron 7 Jul 1743 in MA.

 

Children of Samuel French and Elizabeth Barron

i. 5. Elizabeth French b. 5 Mar 1747 in Billerica, MA, married William Tarbell 21 Mar 1776.

 

This line is continued through the Tarbell line.

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