When Henry Clarence French was born on 23 June 1887, in Chilton, Falls, Texas, United States, his father, William Carroll French, was 41 and his mother, Mary Margaret Jane Elkins, was 27. He married Edna F. Sales on 29 May 1908, in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Freestone, Freestone, Texas, United States in 1917 and United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 4 July 1936, in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States.
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 .
I found this letter my Mother, Mary Lorine French wrote for her "Shelton Family" History book. Quote...."A few words about H. C.'s parents, Henry Clarence, Sr. and Edna Mae Sales. Mrs. French told m …