Albert Gallatin French

Male3 May 1829–23 January 1888

Brief Life History of Albert Gallatin

When Albert Gallatin French was born on 3 May 1829, in Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, John Shaw French, was 31 and his mother, Sophia Eaton, was 22. He married Julia Maria Wing on 17 January 1855, in Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 23 January 1888, in Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in North Fayette Cemetery, North Fayette, Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Gallatin French
Julia Maria Wing
Marriage: 17 January 1855
Julia Alberta French
Albert Lincoln French
Edmund P French
Mary Almeda French
Gertrude Ellis French
Henry Torsey French
John Shaw French

Sources (34)

  • Albert French, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Albert G French, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Albert G. French, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1855Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 1

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

    Age 3

    The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.


    Age 17

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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