Robert French

about 1790–28 February 1879 (Age 89)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert French was born about 1790, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James French, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Ferguson, was 35. He married Margaret Glancy about 1819, in Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in South Shenango Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 February 1879, in Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, Jamestown, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert French
1790–1879
Margaret Glancy
1802–1845
Marriage: about 1819
James P. French
1820–
Eliza French
1821–
Robert G. French
1822–1901
William M. French
1823–
Hiram French
1824–1884
David French
1827–
John French
1829–1912
Sarah French
1829–1897
Maria French
1832–
James Dowling French
1832–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1819
Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

Age 1

The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 29

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Robert French, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert French, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert French, "United States Census, 1830"

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