Betsey French

13 September 1780–12 November 1861 (Age 81)
Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Betsey

When Betsey French was born on 13 September 1780, in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jonathan French, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth Stodder, was 25. She married George Lincoln on 22 January 1804, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 12 November 1861, in Cohasset, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81.

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George Lincoln
Betsey French
Marriage: 22 January 1804
Isaac Lincoln
Elizabeth Lincoln
Daniel Lincoln
Lucy French Lincoln

Spouse and Children

22 January 1804
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States



    Elizabeth Lincoln


    Daniel Lincoln


    Lucy French Lincoln


Parents and Siblings



    Charles French


    Martin French



    Daniel French


    Bela French


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World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 1

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 3

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Age 23

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Betsey Lincoln in household of Thomas Morey, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Elizabeth Lincoln in household of Thomas Morey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Lincoln in household of Thomas Morey, "United States Census, 1850"

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