Martha Marguerite French

Brief Life History of Martha Marguerite

When Martha Marguerite French was born on 22 May 1695, in Deerfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas French, was 37 and her mother, Mary Catlin, was 31. She married Jacques Roy on 25 November 1711, in Notre-Dame, Montreal, Canada, New France. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died about 2 May 1762, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Notre-Dame Ancient Cemetery, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jacques Roy
1688–1731
Martha Marguerite French
1695–1762
Marriage: 25 November 1711
Marie Anne Marguerite Roy
1712–1713
Marie Josephe Roy
1714–1772
Marie Catherine Roy
1716–1716
Jacques Roy
1718–1773
Andre Roy
1720–
Pierre Roy
1722–1784
Marguerite Roy dit St. Lambert
1724–1731
Laurent Roy dit St. Lambert I
1725–1796
Marie Suzanne Roy dit St. Lambert
1727–1728
Sylvestre Roy dit St. Lambert
1729–1733
Marie Angelique Roy dit St. Lambert
1731–1733

Sources (28)

  • Birth -- Martha French in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records
  • Marthe Franche in marriage for Pierre Roy/Elisabeth Fournier in "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949" Image 144
  • Marthe-Marguerite French in "Find A Grave Index"

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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