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
Martha Marguerite French
Marriage: 25 November 1711
Marie Anne Marguerite Roy
Marie Josephe Roy
Marie Catherine Roy
Jacques Roy
Andre Roy
Pierre Roy
Marguerite Roy dit St. Lambert
Laurent Roy dit St. Lambert I
Marie Suzanne Roy dit St. Lambert
Sylvestre Roy dit St. Lambert
Marie Angelique Roy dit St. Lambert

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


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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