Robert G. French

16 June 1822–27 April 1901 (Age 78)
Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert G.

When Robert G. French was born on 16 June 1822, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert French, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Glancy, was 20. He married Sarah Maralta Stratton about 1847, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 27 April 1901, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Troy Center, Troy Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Robert G. French
Sarah Maralta Stratton
Marriage: about 1847
Thomas Owen French
Esther Margret French
Margaret French
Samuel French
Grace Elizabeth French
Sarah French
Nancy Jane French
Hiram French
Mary Alena French
James French

Spouse and Children

about 1847
Pennsylvania, United States


    Thomas Owen French


    Esther Margret French


    Margaret French


    Samuel French



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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robt G French, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert G French, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert French, "United States Census, 1870"

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