Mary Elizabeth French

10 September 1887–before 1995 (Age 107)
Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth French was born on 10 September 1887, in Durham, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Sarah Gordon. She died before 1995, at the age of 106.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Gordon
1861–1995
Mary Elizabeth French
1887–1995
Sarah French
1889–
William French
1890–1995
Joseph Henry French
1891–1995
Ethel Rose French
1893–1995
Margaret Ada French
1894–1995

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 17

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 21

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1918

Age 31

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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 (1)

  • Lizzie French in household of Henry French, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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