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Thomas French
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1608
Haverhill, England
Death: Aug. 8, 1680
Ipswich
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Baptized Assington, Suffolk, 27 November 1608, son of Thomas and Susan (Riddlesdale) French. A Tailor from Assington, Suffolk, he, but not his parents, emigrated to Massachusetts Bay in 1632. First settled in Boston; moved to Ipswich in 1635. Died in Ipswich 8 August 1680.
Married by 1632 Mary _____; she died at Ipswich 6 May 1681.
Thomas French and his sister Alice had arrived in New England by 1632, and their two next younger sisters, Dorcas and Susan, came in 1633. Their parents and younger siblings sailed for New England after 1633. Alice married THOMAS HOWLETT and Dorcas married first CHRISTOPHER PEAKE and then GRIFFIN CRAFTS. Susan may have been a servant in the household of John Winthrop Jr. for a time, but otherwise left no record in New England.
See Anderson's Great Migration Begins.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas French (1584 - 1639)
  Susannah Riddlesdale French (1584 - 1658)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Scudamore French (1612 - 1681)
 
 Children:
  Mary French (1632 - ____)*
  Mary French Smith (1634 - 1719)*
  Thomas French (1636 - ____)*
  Sarah French (1638 - ____)*
  Samuel French (1641 - 1688)*
  Ephraim French (1645 - 1716)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas French (1608 - 1680)
  Alice French Howlett (1609 - 1666)*
  Edward French (1612 - 1674)*
  Dorcas French Crafts (1614 - 1697)*
  John French (1622 - 1697)*
  Mary French Smith (1625 - 1697)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: Apr 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35789950
 

Rest in peace
- Carol J
 Added: Jun. 11, 2016

- PamKH
 Added: May. 5, 2016
RIP 10th great grandpa
- cc
 Added: Jul. 11, 2015
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