Mary French

Female4 November 1753–11 May 1813

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary French was born on 4 November 1753, in Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan French, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Gilbert, was 33. She married Daniel Porter Barlow on 4 April 1785. She died on 11 May 1813, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 59.

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Daniel Porter Barlow
1750–
Mary French
1753–1813
Marriage: 4 April 1785

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  • Marriage
    4 April 1785
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    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 23

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 28

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 33

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    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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