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 Emma <I>Batchelor</I> French

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Emma Batchelor French

  • Birth 21 Apr 1836 England
  • Death 16 Nov 1897 Winslow, Navajo County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Winslow, Navajo County, Arizona, USA
  • Memorial ID 69964058

Emma Batchelor the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Batchelor, was born in Uckfield Sussex County, England, on April 21, 1836.

Emma met John Doyle Lee in 1857. John was an aide to Brigham Young. On January 7, 1858 Brigham married the couple.
Emma was the seventeenth wife of John Doyl Lee.
In1872 the Lee's established a ferry crossing service on the Colorado River.

She ran the Lonly Dell Ranch and Lee's Ferry on the Colorado River.

On August 9, 1879 at Snowflake Arizona Emma married a prospector named Franklin French and moved to Winslow, Arizona where she died on November 16, 1897.

She was also referred to as Dr. French. During her life she helped the recovery of many people.

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  • Created by: cloughley
  • Added: 17 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69964058
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Batchelor French (21 Apr 1836–16 Nov 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69964058, citing Desert View Cemetery, Winslow, Navajo County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by cloughley (contributor 47023161) .