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.
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 .