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James FRENCH

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  • Name James FRENCH 
    Born 6 Jun 1762  Hollis, Hillsborough County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 21SK-CN0 
    Died 1 Sep 1822  Boscawen, Merrimack County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) The American Historical Society, Inc., Greene, Heath and Allied Families, New York, NY: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1932, pp. 94-95:

      JAMES FRENCH, son of James and Sarah (Brooks) French, was born in Hollis, New Hampshire, June 6, 1761-62, and died in Boscawen, New Hampshire, September I, 1822. He was wounded at the battle of Bunker Hill. In Rindge he resided upon the Calvin Davis farm, in the northeast part of the town. He was a manufacturer of baskets. About 1813 he removed from Rindge to Boscawen, New Hampshire. James French married (first), in Rindge, April 13, 1781, Hannah Russell. . . . He married (second), July 12, 1809, Olive Sawyer, who was born in Dracut, Massachusetts, and died in Canterbury, New Hampshire, January 17, 1875. She was the daughter of Deacon Francis and Tamar (Barker) Sawyer.

      Children of first marriage, born in Rindge, except the first:

      1. Isaac L., born in Jaffrey, June 22, 1782.

      2. Hannah, born February 6, 1783, died March 6, 1783.

      3. Hannah, born January or June 24, 1784.

      4. Sarah. . . .

      5. James, born February 3, 1788, died in infancy.

      6. James, born February 1, or 28, 1789, died March 30, 1862; married, September 12, 1811, Polly Whitney, born in Townsend, Massachusetts, May 29, I790; removed to Hancock, New Hampshire.

      7. Jonathan, or Samuel, Brooks, born August or May 2, 1791, died January 23, 1886.

      8. Betsy, born May 13 or 18, 1793.

      9. Edward Jewett, born June 27, 1795.

      10. Nancy, born March 12, 1802.

      11. Mahala, born May 25, 1804; married, in Plymouth, New Hampshire, in 1825, Thomas Randall.

      Children of second marriage, first born in Rindge, other two in Boscawen:

      12. Francis Sawyer, born May 31, 1810, died in Boscawen, April 4, 1870; married, November 10, 1835, Asenath Sawyer, daughter of Aaron and Sarah (Griffin) Sawyer.

      13. Olive, born February 1, 1812; married Stewart Noyes.

      14. Asa Milton, born October 3, 1814

      (J. O. Lyford: History of the Town of Canterbury, Vol. II, pp. 154-55. W. W. Hayward: History of Hancock, New Hampshire,1764-1889, Vol. I, p. 591. D. B. Cutter : History of the Town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire, p. 329. Ezra S. Stearns: History of the Town of Rindge, New Hampshire, pp. 526-27, 678-79.)
    Person ID I15724  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 

    Father James FRENCH 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah BROOKS,   b. 1 Mar 1740 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah RUSSELL 
    Married 13 Apr 1781  Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Betsy FRENCH,   b. 13 May 1793, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Jonathan Brooks FRENCH,   b. 2 Aug 1791, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Edward Jewett FRENCH,   b. 27 Jun 1795, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mahala FRENCH,   b. 25 May 1804, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Nancy FRENCH,   b. 12 Mar 1802, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. James FRENCH,   b. 1 Feb 1789, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1862  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     7. Hannah,   b. 6 Feb 1783, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1783, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Isaac L. FRENCH,   b. 22 Jun 1782, Jaffrey, Cheshite County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Hannah,   b. 24 Jan 1784, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     10. James FRENCH,   b. 3 Feb 1788, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Feb 1789, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 0 years)  [natural]
     11. Sarah FRENCH,   b. 17 Feb 1786, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1851, Plymouth, Grafton County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F7072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Olive SAWYER,   b. Dracut, Middlesex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1875, Canterbury, Merrimack County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Jul 1809 
    Children 
     1. Asa Milton FRENCH,   b. 3 Oct 1814, Boscawen, Merrimack County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Olive FRENCH,   b. 1 Feb 1812, Boscawen, Merrimack County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Francis Sawyer FRENCH,   b. 31 May 1810, Rindge, Cheshire County, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2018 14:55:00 
    Family ID F7073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart