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Alexander French

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Alexander French
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Died about in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Date: 31 Jan 1744/1745
Place: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts

Imported only 31 Jan 1744 from Death Date and marked as uncertain.

User ID

User ID: 21DFCB7D2965564C93F7C8A852AAD2E72701


Note: S.D.38-427: Will of Alexander French, gent; Jan.23,1746 -�Mar.4,1745(6) (No inventory on record).�To wife Rebecca the bed on which I now lye & the household stuff�except what I had with my first wife Mary & use & improvement of�the best room so long as she remains a widow. To eldest son�Alexander one yoke of oxen & one suit of my apparel & my gun, sword�& belt & half my homestead and stock and outside tools etc. To son�Samuel other half of my homestead & my best hatt, the land lying in�the So. Precinct of Braintree, also 1 acre of salt marsh equally to�both sons and they are to maintain my widow and bring up my sons�Asa & Jacob to age of 14 years and my daughter Experience to age of�12 years. To son Isaac 20/ at age of 21, his grandfather Thomas�White making a child of him is why I give him no more. To daughter�Mehitable French the household stuff I had with my first wife her�mother and 20. To daughter Elizabeth French œ20 at age of 18 paid�by sons Alexander & Samuel. To son Asa 30 acres of outlands bounded�E. on Middle Swamp, N. on Ensign Joseph Wales, S. on Nathaniel�French. To son Jacob 30 acres of outlands E. on his brother Asa, N.�on Joseph Wales, S. on Nathaniel French, and all my swamp lands�equally between them. To daughter Experience French œ20 at age of�18 paid by sons Asa and Jacob. To wife Rebecca 20 acres of�outlands, E. on Jacob, N. on Joseph Wales, & S. on Nathaniel�French. To sons Alexander & Samuel all remainder of outlands and�right to cut timber on all lands up to 3000 ft. of pine boards�until other sons are of age. The wages of my son Samuel who is now�in service at Louisburg to go to my estate, he being now under age.�To sons Alexander & Samuel that 1/4 of a sawmill called French's.�Remainder of my apparel to them and they to be executors.�Wit: Joshua Hayward, Joseph Wales, Samuel Niles Jr.

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 2 Dec 2004
Time: 18:07:13

Prior to import, this record was last changed 18:07:13 2 Dec 2004.


  • WikiTree profile French-834 created through the import of BDM7-7-11.ged on Jul 8, 2011 by Brian McCullough. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Brian and others.


This biography was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import. It's a rough draft and needs to be edited.


ID: 8EBC1F8E-79CC-45E4-8832-2266F7EB50AA
ID Number: MH:IF955862
13 DEC 1695
Braintree, MA


ID: 6682BBFF-122E-4E20-ABF5-E3BC110F1131
ID Number: MH:IF955863
31 JAN 1746
Braintree, MA

Record ID Number

ID Number: MH:I1847

User ID

ID: 6F5A4C83-9C31-40E0-8297-984187FF4864


02 JAN 2010 21:44:48 GMT-6


  • Source: S140 Record ID Number: MH:S140 User ID: A6EDFC36-CE4A-4404-B4C3-E661B2A45DCB Author: Helen Jeffrey Gaskill Title: Gaskill Web Site Text: family tree CONT Family site: Gaskill Web Site CONT Family tree: 3093964-7 Media: 272191-6 Type: Smart Matching Page: Alexander FRENCH Event: Smart Matching Role: 6021808 Data: Date: 2 JAN 2010 Text: Added by confirming a Smart Match Quality or Certainty of Data: 3


Thank you to DavaLynn Joy for creating WikiTree profile French-2217 through the import of Bonewell-Dyer.ged on Mar 31, 2013.

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On July 7, 2014 at 17:42GMT Philip Smith wrote:

French-2217 and French-834 appear to represent the same person because: same vitals and parents

Kevin Bacon - genealogy connections Alexander is 15 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 19 from AJ Jacobs and 37 from JK Rowling on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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