Stephen French
(Source of) French
Peter French
(Bef 1766-)
Mary
(Bef 1770-)
Stephen French
(Cal 1791-1877)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary

2. Rebecca

Stephen French

  • Born: Cal 1791, West or East Ham
  • Christened: 12 Apr 1795, East Ham Parish Church
  • Marriage (1): Mary
  • Marriage (2): Rebecca
  • Died: 1877, West Ham (Reg) 1
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  General Notes:

I have tentatively placed the "census" Stephen as son of Peter and Mary but the censuses all indicate a birthdate of 1791 (1841 Essex, 1851 West Ham, 1861 Essex, 1871 East Ham) while the birth / baptism supplied via Val Stuart shows as below:

East Ham Parish Church D/P 156/1/2

Years searched: 1785-1795
Results transcript:

James Edward s. of Peter and Mary French born 16 Jul, bapt. 20th Aug 1786
Elizabeth d. of Peter and Mary French born 15 Mar 1789, bapt. 12th Apr 1789
John s. of Peter and Mary French born 10 Feb [179l?], bapt. 10th Mar 1791
Charles s. of Peter and Mary French born 14 Nov 1792, bapt. 6th Dec [verb]
Stephen s. of Peter and Mary French bapt. 12th April 1795 [verb]




See children below and 1841 to 1871 censuses - looks like Stephen and Rebecca were married previously (Stephen to Mary and Rebecca to a Bragg)

1760. FRENCH JOHN 1818 APR 8 SON OF STEPHEN & MARY
1761. FRENCH JOHN 1819 SEP 12 SON OF STEPHEN & MARY (BORN 26 FEB 1818)
1769. FRENCH SARAH 1819 DEC 10 DAU OF STEPHEN & MARY
1768. FRENCH SALLY 1821 OCT 21 DAU OF STEPHEN & MARY (BORN 20 NOV 1819)
1755. FRENCH CHARLES 1821 OCT 21 SON OF STEPHEN & MARY
1757. FRENCH JAMES 1827 DEC 17 SON OF STEPHEN & MARY

1778. FRENCH WILLIAM HENRY 1829 NOV 29 SON OF STEPHEN & REBECCA

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  Chronology:

He worked as a Rail Labourer in 1851 and resided at West Ham, Essex. 2


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Stephen married Mary. (Mary died before 1827.)


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Stephen next married Rebecca. (Rebecca was born Cal 1792 in Essex 2 and died before 1871.)


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1 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Death. Name: Stephen French
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1791
Year of Registration: 1877
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 86
District: West Ham
County: Essex, Greater London
Volume: 4a
Page: 54.

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