Jemima French

4 August 1693–9 September 1743 (Age 50)
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jemima

When Jemima French was born on 4 August 1693, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph French, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Knight, was 37. She married Richard Wheeler on 21 February 1720, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 9 September 1743, in Bedford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Richard Wheeler
1696–1737
Jemima French
1693–1743
Marriage: 21 February 1720
Elizabeth Wheeler
1721–
Richard Wheeler
1730–1731

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 February 1720
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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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)

  • Gemima/ in entry for Richard/Whelor, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Gemima in entry for Richard Whelor, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Jemima French, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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