William French

Male14 March 1734–1835

Brief Life History of William

When William French was born on 14 March 1734, in Seabrook, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, Jacob French, was 29 and his mother, Ann Hooke, was 27. He married Susanna Robie on 2 July 1761, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He died in 1835, in Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 101.

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William French
Susanna Robie
Marriage: 2 July 1761
William French
Susannah French
Henry French
Stephen French
Anna Nancy French
Elizabeth " Betty" French
Robie French
Enoch French
Abigail French
Mary French
Edith French

Sources (70)

  • William French, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • William French, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (ht...

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  • Marriage
    2 July 1761Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 42

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 42

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 53

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    Name Meaning


    ethnic name for someone from France, from Middle English frensh, frenche ‘French’ (Old English frencisc), or in some cases, perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs.

    variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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