Mary French

12 July 1823–18 October 1948 (Age 125)
Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary French was born on 12 July 1823, in Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Freedom French, was 26 and her mother, Sallie or Sarah Moore, was 25. She died on 18 October 1948, in her hometown, at the age of 125.

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Freedom French
Sallie or Sarah Moore
Charles Freedom French
Mary French
Caroline French

Parents and Siblings

    Freedom French


    Sallie or Sarah Moore




    Charles Freedom French



    Caroline French


World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 10

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 40

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Mary French, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mary French, "New Hampshire, Births and Christenings, 1714-1904"
  • Mary French (1823 - 1848) - Find A Grave Memorial

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