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Matthew French
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1733
Westmoreland County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar., 1814
Giles County
Virginia, USA

Son of John C. and Martha Upshur French.
Married Sarah H. Payne 10 Jan 1758 Culpeper Co. VA
Father of 7 known children.
He was a private in the American Revolutionary War under Colonel William Preston's Battalion of Montgomery Co. VA. Their Major was Joseph Cloyd and Thomas Shannon was their Captain. Matthew swore his allegiance to Capt. Cloyd's Co. 9/12/1777. 
Family links: 
  Sarah H. Payne French (1739 - 1830)*
  John A French (1760 - 1832)*
  Mary French Hatfield (1767 - 1823)*
  David French (1772 - 1833)*
  Ann French McComas (1776 - 1850)*
*Calculated relationship
Boyd Cemetery
Giles County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Stephanie Nichols
Record added: May 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19443109
Matthew French
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Matthew French
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Matthew French
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- Eric
 Added: Mar. 1, 2016
ever grateful for your bravery, I would not be alive today if it were not for your quick thinking and sacrifice.. my 6th great grandfather. much love.
- Jill Swartz
 Added: Sep. 26, 2015

- kendy49
 Added: May. 26, 2014
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