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Arthur Allen FrenchAge: 54 years18531908

Name
Arthur Allen French
Birth November 16, 1853 36 34
Birth of a brotherChristopher French
March 18, 1858 (Age 4 years)

Death of a brotherChristopher French
March 18, 1858 (Age 4 years)

Marriage of a siblingWilliam Henry FrenchMary Elizabeth HulenView this family
July 25, 1858 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a siblingJohn Enos FrenchMartha Ellen GiffinView this family
February 13, 1866 (Age 12 years)
Note: Marriage Certificate found in Martha’s Civil War pension claim says 15 February 1866
Marriage of a siblingAlexander McGahanMargaret Martha FrenchView this family
August 16, 1866 (Age 12 years)
Marriage of a siblingDavid Taylor FrenchElizabeth J. McMorrisView this family
December 4, 1870 (Age 17 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary E (Polly) Leatherman
about 1870 (Age 16 years)
Census June 13, 1870 (Age 16 years) Age: 17
MarriageElla Frances DonaldsonView this family
April 19, 1877 (Age 23 years)
Death of a sisterMargaret Martha French
May 6, 1877 (Age 23 years)

Birth of a child
#1
French
August 18, 1878 (Age 24 years)

Death of a childFrench
August 19, 1878 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a son
#2
Josie William French
September 1879 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Charles Levi French
March 1882 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ozeda Alice French
1884 (Age 30 years)

Marriage of a siblingDavid Taylor FrenchHarriet Jane EtnireView this family
December 4, 1884 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Louisie Ethel French
March 1886 (Age 32 years)
Death of a fatherSamuel S. French
April 11, 1886 (Age 32 years)

Source:
gravestone
Death of a motherNancy Anne Ingram
July 1888 (Age 34 years)

Source:
gravestone
Birth of a son
#6
Harry M. French
September 1888 (Age 34 years)
Death of a brotherDavid Taylor French
June 22, 1889 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a daughter
#7
Laura Agnes French
March 1891 (Age 37 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Enos French
December 13, 1891 (Age 38 years)
Source:
Gravestone
Death of a wifeElla Frances Donaldson
February 18, 1892 (Age 38 years) Age: 32 years

MarriageJulia A. ShafferView this family
February 22, 1893 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8
Gertrude Mary French
May 1894 (Age 40 years)
Death of a daughterOzeda Alice French
1899 (Age 45 years)

Death of a sisterSusan E. French
March 2, 1902 (Age 48 years)

Death of a brotherWilliam Henry French
October 18, 1902 (Age 48 years)
Death October 9, 1908 (Age 54 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: April 1, 1838Helt Twp., Vermillion Co., Indiana, USA
11 months
elder brother
23 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
10 months
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
4 years
younger brother
Family with Julia A. Shaffer - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: February 22, 1893Coles Co., Illinois, USA
15 months
daughter
-16 years
child
Family with Ella Frances Donaldson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 19, 1877Coles Co., Illinois, USA
2 years
son
3 years
son
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
-4 years
daughter
7 years
daughter

CensusSamuel French Household, 1870

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceEduMales > 18
French Samuel54MWBlacksmith1500/600Indiana1
———— Anna52FWKeeping HouseKentucky
———— Taylor22MWWagonmaker200/200Illinois1
———— Arthur17MWTending SchoolIllinois1

Marriage
book/page G/399
Burial