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Birth: Jan. 23, 1708
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 11, 1783
Westport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

THANKFUL FRENCH was baptized on January 23, 1707/08 in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She was the daughter of Samuel French (1667-1732) and Abigail Hubbell (1672-1741). Thankful French married JOSIAH TAYLOR on August 2, 1729 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, son of JOHN TAYLOR and WAIT CLAPP. He was born October 17, 1701 in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and died February 11, 1781 in Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Thankful was listed in her husband's will dated, February 17, 1777. Thankful died on October 11, 1783 in Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. She is buried next to her husband.

Children of THANKFUL FRENCH and JOSIAH TAYLOR are:

i. JOSIAH TAYLOR, b. July 4, 1730, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. ABIGAIL RAYMOND.

ii. JONATHAN TAYLOR, b. December 7, 1731, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. LOIS COLEY, January 14, 1756, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; b. June 17, 1736.

iii. LEVI TAYLOR, b. December 17, 1733, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. 1799; m. MARTHA SEYMOUR, February 12, 1761, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

iv. GAMALIEL TAYLOR, b. January 9, 1734/35, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. October 16, 1815, Fairfield (later part of Westport), Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. ABIGAIL CABLE, November 27, 1757, Fairfield (later part of Westport), Fairfield County, Connecticut; b. May 19, 1737, Fairfield (later part of Westport), Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. February 11, 1803, Fairfield (later part of Westport), Fairfield County, Connecticut.

v. BARAK TAYLOR, b. November 26, 1737, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. Bef. February 17, 1777.

vi. ABIJAH TAYLOR, b. September 22, 1740, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. June 13, 1814; m. ISABELLA WILEY, December 17, 1768, New York; d. January 25, 1824, Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

vii. PAUL TAYLOR, b. March 12, 1741/42, Fairfield (later part of Westport), Fairfield County, Connecticut.

viii. SARAH TAYLOR, b. July 16, 1744, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; m. HEZEKIAH WHITNEY; b. Abt. 1740, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. Aft. March 1792, Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont.

ix. THANKFUL TAYLOR, b. October 5, 1746, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

x. ELEAZAR TAYLOR, b. March 2, 1748/49, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

xi. DEBORAH TAYLOR, b. May 18, 1756, Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut; d. Bef. February 17, 1777; m. ZOPHER NASH.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel French (1667 - 1732)
 
 Spouse:
  Josiah Taylor (1701 - 1781)
 
 Children:
  Gamaliel Taylor (1735 - 1815)*
 
 Sibling:
  Gamaliel French (1706 - 1783)*
  Thankful French Taylor (1708 - 1783)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Wife of Mr. Josiah Taylor, died October 11, 1783"
 
Burial:
Kings Highway Cemetery
Westport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: John R.
Record added: Jul 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55568335
Thankful <i>French</i> Taylor
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- GLiveoak
 Added: Jun. 11, 2013

- dm
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- John R.
 Added: Jul. 28, 2010
 
 
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