Otho Cortez French

30 April 1880–25 May 1953 (Age 73)
Forney, Kaufman, Texas, United States

The Life of Otho Cortez

When Otho Cortez French was born on 30 April 1880, in Forney, Kaufman, Texas, United States, his father, Albert W. French, was 26 and his mother, Isabelle Sara Ellen Seller, was 25. He had at least 1 daughter with Annie Della Moore. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 2, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 25 May 1953, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Otho Cortez French
Annie Della Moore
Maydell French

Spouse and Children



    Maydell French


Parents and Siblings

    Albert W. French


    Isabelle Sara Ellen Seller




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World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 1

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Otto C French, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oscar C French, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Otho C French, "United States Census, 1910"

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