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Samuel S. FrenchAge: 69 years18171886

Name
Samuel S. French
Birth March 19, 1817
Source:
computed from gravestone
MarriageNancy Anne IngramView this family
April 1, 1838 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#1
William Henry French
February 25, 1839 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary E. French
January 17, 1841 (Age 23 years)

Death of a daughterMary E. French
September 12, 1841 (Age 24 years)

Birth of a daughter
#3
Margaret Martha French
January 19, 1843 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Thomas J. French
November 16, 1843 (Age 26 years)

Birth of a son
#5
John Enos French
May 5, 1845 (Age 28 years)
Source:
Army enlistment record
Death of a sonThomas J. French
August 7, 1845 (Age 28 years) Age: 2 years 6 months 22 days

Birth of a son
#6
David Taylor French
February 9, 1847 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#7
Susan E. French
January 6, 1851 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Nancy Ann French
about 1851 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Arthur Allen French
November 16, 1853 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a son
#9
Christopher French
March 18, 1858 (Age 40 years)

Death of a sonChristopher French
March 18, 1858 (Age 40 years)

Marriage of a childWilliam Henry FrenchMary Elizabeth HulenView this family
July 25, 1858 (Age 41 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Martha J French
September 12, 1859 (Age 42 years)

Death of a granddaughterMartha J French
September 27, 1859 (Age 42 years)

Birth of a grandson
#3
Sylvester French
December 1861 (Age 44 years)

Death of a grandsonSylvester French
February 21, 1862 (Age 44 years)

Birth of a grandson
#4
Samuel A. French
March 1864 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a grandson
#5
James T. French
about 1866 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Enos FrenchMartha Ellen GiffinView this family
February 13, 1866 (Age 48 years)
Note: Marriage Certificate found in Martha’s Civil War pension claim says 15 February 1866
Marriage of a childAlexander McGahanMargaret Martha FrenchView this family
August 16, 1866 (Age 49 years)
Birth of a grandson
#6
William Sylvester Henry French
November 26, 1866 (Age 49 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Sylvester Henry French
February 21, 1867 (Age 49 years) Age: 2 months 25 days
Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Nellie Elsie Hester Ann French
March 21, 1868 (Age 51 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Maggie Jane French
April 17, 1870 (Age 53 years)

Census June 13, 1870 (Age 53 years) Age: 54
Marriage of a childDavid Taylor FrenchElizabeth J. McMorrisView this family
December 4, 1870 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a grandson
#9
John E French
about 1871 (Age 53 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Nancy Anna French
January 18, 1872 (Age 54 years)
Birth of a grandson
#11
Joszi Ely French
July 20, 1874 (Age 57 years)

Birth of a grandson
#12
John French
August 25, 1875 (Age 58 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#13
Mary French
August 25, 1875 (Age 58 years)

Death of a grandsonJohn French
August 25, 1875 (Age 58 years)

Note: Stillborn
Death of a granddaughterMary French
August 25, 1875 (Age 58 years)

Death of a grandsonJoszi Ely French
February 12, 1876 (Age 58 years)

Marriage of a childArthur Allen FrenchElla Frances DonaldsonView this family
April 19, 1877 (Age 60 years)
Death of a daughterMargaret Martha French
May 6, 1877 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#14
Minnie Maud French
August 30, 1877 (Age 60 years)

Birth of a grandchild
#15
French
August 18, 1878 (Age 61 years)

Death of a grandchildFrench
August 19, 1878 (Age 61 years)

Birth of a granddaughter
#16
Ida Rose French
September 15, 1879 (Age 62 years)

Birth of a grandson
#17
Josie William French
September 1879 (Age 62 years)
Census June 12, 1880 (Age 63 years)
Birth of a grandson
#18
Charles Levi French
March 1882 (Age 64 years)
Marriage of a grandchildGeorge WeberNancy Ann FrenchView this family
December 22, 1883 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a grandson
#19
Otto Ervy French
October 28, 1884 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#20
Ozeda Alice French
1884 (Age 66 years)

Marriage of a childDavid Taylor FrenchHarriet Jane EtnireView this family
December 4, 1884 (Age 67 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#21
Bessie Minnie French
March 10, 1886 (Age 68 years)

Note: stillborn
Birth of a granddaughter
#22
Louisie Ethel French
March 1886 (Age 68 years)
Death of a granddaughterBessie Minnie French
March 10, 1886 (Age 68 years)

Occupation
Blacksmith
yes

Death April 11, 1886 (Age 69 years)

Source:
gravestone
Burial
Family with Nancy Anne Ingram - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 1, 1838Helt Twp., Vermillion Co., Indiana, USA
11 months
son
23 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
10 months
son
18 months
son
21 months
son
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
4 years
son

Marriage
says: "I certify that I joined together as husband and wife on the first day of April 1838 Samuel French and Anna Ingram. Given under my hand and seal this 2nd day of April 1838. Filed and recorded 2nd of April 1838 John W. Rush clerk J. van Duyn J.P."
CensusSamuel French Household, 1870

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

Burial
Note