John French
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John French
(Bef 1745-)
Mary
(Bef 1745-)
Richard French
(1762-)
Sarah Fryart
(Abt 1765-)
John French
(1793-1857)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Maria Challis

John French

  • Born: Plaistow, Essex 2
  • Christened: 6 Oct 1793, West Ham 3
  • Marriage: Maria Challis on 18 Jun 1823 in West Ham, Essex 1
  • Died: 17 Aug 1857, West Ham, Essex 1
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  General Notes:

No clear connection to Charles but he was born at about the same time in the small village of Plaistow so a good chance he is his brother.

1777. FRENCH WILLIAM 1831 SEP 11 SON OF JOHN & MARIA
1772. FRENCH SARAH 1834 SEP 3 DAU OF JOHN & MARIA
1765. FRENCH MARY CHALLIS 1829 JUN 7 DAU OF JOHN & MARIA (BORN 23 OCT 1828)
1767. FRENCH RICHARD 1827 JAN 21 SON OF JOHN & MARIA
1763. FRENCH JOHN 1824 SEP 29 SON OF JOHN & MARIA

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  Chronology:

He worked as a Salesman in 1824 and resided at Plaistow, Essex. 4

In 1841 he was a Salesman living at Barking Road, Plaistow with wife and children. Also with were George? Weatherley, 14, (see 1851) and Charles French, 31, Butcher, not born in Essex (son, nephew?). Note that in 1851 sons Richard and William are butchers in Rotherhithe, Kent. 5

In 1851 he was a Sheep Salesman living in New Road, Plaistow with wife and children and niece Eliza Weatherley?. 6


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John married Maria Challis on 18 Jun 1823 in West Ham, Essex.1 (Maria Challis was born in 1798 in Vange Hall, Essex 2 and died in 1883 in Camberwell 1.)


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1 GenesReunited, http://www.genesreunited.co.uk, Val Stuart.

2 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1841C, 1851C.

3 GenesReunited, http://www.genesreunited.co.uk, Val Stuart (French). JOHN 3 FRENCH (RICHARD 2, JOHN 1) was born 06 October 1793 in West Ham, and died 17 August 1857 in West Ham. He married MARIA CHALLIS 18 June 1823 in West Ham, daughter of ANTHONY CHALLIS and MARY. She was born in 1798 in Vange, Essex, and died December 1883 in Camberwell.
Also letter from Joan Nutt essex researcher including West ham essex Baptism Index entry "1793 Oct 6 Jno of Ric'd & Sarah French"
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4 GenesReunited, http://www.genesreunited.co.uk, Val Stuart - Joan Nutt letter 1824 bapt JF.

5 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1841C.

6 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1851C.