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Margaret French

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Margaret French
Born in Steeple,Bumpstead,Essex,Englandmap
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died in Braintree,Norfolk,Massachusetts,USAmap
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Disputed origins:

Margaret French / French-865 could not have been both the mother of Hannah Lamb, born 1633 at Watertown, and the daughter of Thomas French and Susanna Riddlesdale.

Thomas and Susan Riddlesdale had a daughter named Margaret, but their daughter by that name is reported to have died at England in 1635.[1]

Propose WikiTree sever the relationship between Margaret French / French-865 and parents.


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  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2014), Margaret French, 12 Mar 1620; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 364109.
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  • WikiTree profile French-865 created through the import of Scoullar Family Tree dec07.ged on Jul 10, 2011 by Rhonda Scoullar. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Rhonda and others.

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On September 12, 2014 at 15:07GMT GeneJ X wrote:

Propose we sever Margaret French / French-865, (reported mother of Hannah Lamb) from associated parents, Thomas French and Susan Riddlesdale.

Thomas and Susan French had a daughter named Margaret, but she is reported to have died at England in 1635, presumably prior to the time her parents migrated to New England.

On September 12, 2014 at 08:29GMT GeneJ X wrote:

French-424 and French-865 are not ready to be merged because: Reading Great Migration report about Edward Lamb. Robert Charles Anderson does not assign a maiden name to her. Suspect we should resolve the conflict in the maiden name (and thus parentage) before we merge.

On September 12, 2014 at 05:39GMT Carole Partridge wrote:

French-424 and French-865 appear to represent the same person because: Birth years somewhat close, same birthplace, same name, same married name (Lamb) and place of death.

Kevin Bacon - genealogy connections Margaret is 14 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 17 from AJ Jacobs and 38 from JK Rowling on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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