Gould French
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Gould French (1741 - 1823)

Gould French
Born in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of and
Husband of — married 24 Nov 1763 in Epping, Rockingham County, New Hampshiremap
Descendants descendants
Died in Palmyra, Somerset County, Mainemap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Dec 2017
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Biography

Gould French was the son of Daniel and Sarah (Gould) French born in 1741. He was a veteran of the Revolutionary War.

Gould would marry Dorothy Whittier and have ten children:

Patty French (b. 1763)

Sarah Sally (1766-1835)

John E. French (1767-1837)

Daniel Whittier (1769-1840)

Mary French (1772-1853)

Dorothy (1769- )

Dr. Benjamin (1774-1839)

Joseph (1774-)

Deborah (ca1776- )

Martha 'Patty' (ca1778- ) _______________________________________________________________________

Gould, third son and fifth child of Daniel and Sarah (Gould) French, born in Salisbury, Massachusetts, September 17, 1741, died ]May 12, 1823, in St. Albans, Maine, aged eighty-three, and was buried in Palmyra, with his son Dr. Benjamin's family. He resided in Epping, New Hampshire, where he was a farmer, living on a farm given him by his father. He served as a private in the revolution in Captain Joseph Chandler's company, of Colonel Isaac Wyman's regiment. He moved to Maine about 1802. He married, November 24, 1763, Dorothy (Dolly) Whittier, of Amesbury, Massachusetts, born November 30. 1745, died December 13, 1804, daughter of Joseph and Martha (Evins) Whittier. Their children were : Sally, John E., Daniel and Dorothy (twins), Benjamin, and Joseph (twins) Deborah and Martha.

Source: Genealogical and family history of the state of New Hampshire : a record of the achievements of her people in the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation, Volume IV. By Stearns, Ezra S; Whitcher, William F. (William Frederick), 1845-1918; Parker, Edward E. (Edward Everett), 1842-1923. Page 1801. [1]

Sources

  • The Prominent Families of the United States of America, by Arthur Meredyth Burke, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1908. Page 338-339. [2]
  • "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLFW-P1G : 26 September 2017), Gould French and Dorothy Whittier, 24 Nov 1763; citing South Hampton, , New Hampshire, Bureau of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Concord; FHL microfilm 1,000,990.
  • "New Hampshire Revolutionary War Records, 1675-1835," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q242-JPVH : accessed 21 December 2017), Gould French, 13 Mar 1788; citing Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, Archives and Records Management, Concord.
  • "United States Census, 1790," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHKB-NQX : accessed 21 December 2017), Gould French, Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States; citing p. 189, NARA microfilm publication M637, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 5; FHL microfilm 568,145.
  • "United States Census, 1800," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHR3-GDZ : accessed 21 December 2017), Gould French, Epping, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States; citing p. 558, NARA microfilm publication M32, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 20; FHL microfilm 218,679.


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