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Francis French, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1677
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1751
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

~MY ANCESTOR~

He was the son of FRANCIS & LYDIA (BUNNELL) FRENCH.

According to Derby Town Records (1655-1710)
In 1696 he was chosen by the town to be the "pounder".
Feb. 10, 1697/8: Six acres of land on Horse Hill was laid out for Francis French.
March 13, 1699: He was granted ten acres of land on Sentinel Hill and was chosen a "fence viewer".
Sept. 10, 1701: He sells part of his land on Sentinel Hill to Samuel Bowers, son of my ancestor, REV. JOHN BOWERS.
Feb. 1, 1701/2: Francis French & his mother, LYDIA FRENCH, relict of "francis ffrench",deceased, appear before a court to transfer land belonging to Francis Sr. & his wife, Lydia, purchased by Mr. Alexander Bryan of Milford, deceased, Sybil Bryan, his wife.
September 2, 1703: ANNA BOWERS, daughter of REV. JOHN BOWERS and his wife, REBECCA (GREGSON) BOWERS, and FRANCIS FRENCH (JR) are joined in Holy Matrimony.
Dec. 12, 1704: Chosen one of four "towns men" at a general meeting for the year ensuing.
April, 1704: 12 acres of land are laid out for Francis French.
Dec. 31, 1706: Abell Gun purchases land in Derby from Frances French, who signed his name on deeds with his mark X.

The children of FRANCIS & ANNA (BOWERS) FRENCH included Lydia, Samuel, Charles, Israel, MARY (FRENCH) BALDWIN -- my ancestor and wife of SYLVANUS BALDWIN, Sarah (French) Burritt, Hannah, and Nathaniel.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis French (1625 - 1691)
  Lydia Bunnell French (1649 - 1708)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Bowers French (1679 - 1744)
 
 Children:
  Samuel French (1704 - 1783)*
  Charles French (1706 - 1783)*
  Israel French (1709 - 1788)*
  Mary French Baldwin (1711 - 1802)*
  Hannah French Gunn (1715 - 1781)*
  Nathaniel French (1717 - 1781)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth French Holt (1664 - 1739)*
  Lydia French Bowers (1669 - ____)*
  Francis French (1677 - 1751)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Derby Uptown Burying Ground
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: No tombstone remains
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jun 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27574466
Francis French, Jr
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In memory of my 7th great-granduncle.
- Helen Rineer
 Added: Dec. 2, 2011
 
 
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