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Dorcas FRENCH

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  • Name Dorcas FRENCH 
    Born Bef 31 Jul 1614  Assington, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 31 Jul 1614  Assington, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: Mara French .

      (2) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of September 27, 2007, Batch No.: P012011, Dates: 1598 - 1682, Source Call No.: 0364109, Type: Film, Printout Call No.: 0472325, Type: Film, Sheet: 00

      DORCAS FRENCH
      Female
      Event(s):
      Christening: 31 JUL 1614 Assington, Suffolk, England

      Parents:
      Father: THOMAS
      Mother: SUSAN

      (3) Linzee, John William, The History of Peter Parker and Sarah Ruggles of Roxbury, Mass., Boston, MA: Samuel Usher, 1913, pp. 412-413, 425-426:

      EXTRACTS FROM THE PARISH REGISTER OF ST. EDMUND'S, ASSINGTON, IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK, ENGLAND

      The names of them that were Baptized in the year of our Lord God. . . .

      1614 Dorcas Ffrench the daughter of Thomas Ffrench and Susan his wife, the 31st of July. . . .

      I hereby certify that these are correct copies of the entries in the Parish Register. E. H. C. Stephenson. Vicar of Assington. April 26, 1901.

      Copy of facsimile of record obtained by Miss Alice Hayes and now in her possession. Photographed by Tracy E. Hazen, 1909, and contributed by him.

      EXTRACTS FROM THE ASSINGTON PARISH REGISTER, CO. SUFFOLK, ENGLAND

      Baptisms . . .

      1614 Dorcas Ffrench ye daughter of Thomas Ffrench and Susan his wife ye 31st July. . . .

      The above are taken from the Assington Parish Register 1598-1683. H. French Banham, Vicar of Assington. Feb. 21st 1912.

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      DORCAS [FRENCH], bapt. 31 July 1614 Assington, (Par. Reg.), as Dorcas dau. of Thomas and Susan Ffrench; d. 30 Dec. 1697 Roxbury, Mass., as Dorcas the relict of Griffin Craft; m. 1st Christopher Peake 3 Jan. 1636 Roxbury; b. - England; d. 22 May 1666 Roxbury, as Christopher Peake Sen.

      Dorcas Peake m. 2nd Griffin Craft . . . of Roxbury, and was his third wife.

      (Boston First) Dorcas French, maid servant to or brother John Winthrop ye Elder, was admitted to the First Church 10 Aug. 1634.
      (Suff. I : 473-4) 2 Apr. 1666. The will of Christopher Peake of Rocksbury . . . make my wife Dorcas . . . sole Exex . . . Mr. Edward Denison & Mr. Thomas Weld both of . . . Roxbury to be overseers . . . three sonnes Jonathan, Joseph & Ephraim . . . two daughters . . . Dorcas and Sarah.

      Edward [his mark] Bridge [and] Edward Morris deposed in Court 2 Aug. 1666.

      (Suff. IV: 271) The Inventory of the Estate of Xtpher Peake of Roxbury apprized 8 June 1666.

      Wm Peak his Brother (mentioned).

      Apprized by Edw. Denison, Tho. Weld, Daniel Bruer.

      (Mass. Archives 68: 125) 24 Jan. 1675. Bill of widow Dorcas Peake for her wounded mans wages & relife.

      The Council ordered that the Committee for the Army pay to widdow Peake fforty shillings in mo. at present for wages for her servant late in the country's service & dyett & attendance of him being wounded.

      (Suff. Deed XVI : 342) Dated 24 Mar. 1689-90, John Curtise of Roxbury, Co. Suff., Mass., Taylor, and Dorcas his wife, Thomas Curtise and Jonathan Curtise of Roxbury sonnes of the sd John and Dorcas Curtise, sell to John Hayward of Roxbury, among other lands, lands that Christopher Peake late of Roxbury, yeoman, dec'd, Father to Dorcas ye wife of sd John Curtise, died seized, also lands in any other part of New England which the sd John Curtise and Dorcas his wife now or ought to have from and after the decease of Dorcas Craft, formerly the wife of the sd Christopher Peake, and now ye wife of Griffeth Craft late of Roxbury dec'd, and mother to ye sd Dorcas Curtise. Signed by Dorcas Curtis 16 Nov. 1692.

      Jonathan Peake the son of Christopher, was b. 17 Dec. 1637 Roxbury; he married Sarah French 15 Aug. 1660 Roxbury; dau. of William and Elizabeth French of Cambridge; Jonathan Peake Sen. d. 2 June 1700 Roxbury; Sarah Peake d. 12 June 1715 Roxbury.

      The above marriage of the son of Dorcas (French) Peake to Sarah French, suggests that Thomas French of Ipswich and William French of Cambridge were related.
    Person ID I15794  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2017 

    Father Thomas FRENCH, Sr.,   b. Bef 11 Oct 1584, Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 Nov 1639, Ipswich, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susan RIDDLESDALE,   b. Bef 20 Apr 1584, Boxford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1658, Ipswich, Essex County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 5 Sep 1608  Assington, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart