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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Family Time Line

Robert G. French
1822–1901
Sarah Maralta Stratton
1825–1900
Marriage: about 1847
Thomas Owen French
1842–1939
Esther Margret French
1844–
Margaret French
1846–
Samuel French
1847–
Grace Elizabeth French
1850–1887
Sarah French
1850–
Nancy Jane French
1853–1918
Hiram French
1856–
Mary Alena French
1863–1933
James French
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1847
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

    Thomas Owen French

    Male1842–1939Male

    Esther Margret French

    Female1844–Female

    Margaret French

    Female1846–Female

    Samuel French

    Male1847–Male

    Female1850–1887Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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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.
1846

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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