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Family: FRENCH Joseph/CUMMINGS Elizabeth (F1608)

m. Abt 1711


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  • Father | Male
    FRENCH Joseph

    Born  10 Mar 1686/87  Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Sep 1735   
    Buried     
    Married  Abt 1711  [1, 2]   
    Father  FRENCH Samuel | F2586 Group Sheet 
    Mother  CUMMINGS Sarah | F2586 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    CUMMINGS Elizabeth

    Born  5 Jan 1686/87   
    Died  30 Apr 1751   
    Buried     
    Father  CUMMINGS John, Jr. | F5560 Group Sheet 
    Mother  KINSLEY Elizabeth | F5560 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    FRENCH Captain Joseph

    Born  28 Jul 1713   
    Died  21 Apr 1776   
    Buried     
    Spouse  ? Bridget | F10731 
    Married     
    Spouse  ? Elizabeth | F10732 
    Married  Aft Oct 1735   
    Spouse  ? Rebecca | F10734 
    Married  Aft Jan 1753   

    Child 2 | Female
    FRENCH Elizabeth

    Born  1715   
    Died  2 Jul 1755   
    Buried     
    Spouse  CUMMINGS Captain John | F10737 
    Married  1736   

    Child 3 | Male
    FRENCH Sampson

    Born  28 Jul 1717  Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Jul 1785   
    Buried     
    Spouse  CLEMENT Sarah | F10752 
    Married  7 Mar 1748/49   

    Child 4 | Male
    FRENCH Josiah

    Born  24 Feb 1722/23   
    Died  28 Jan 1741/42   
    Buried     

    Child 5 | Male
    FRENCH Thomas

    Born  29 Jun 1724   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

    Child 6 | Male
    FRENCH Benjamin

    Born  6 Jul 1726   
    Died  15 Dec 1779   
    Buried     
    Spouse  LOVEWELL Molly | F10744 
    Married  8 Jan 1750/51   
    Spouse  CUMMINGS Mary | F10750 
    Married  1 Feb 1776   

    Child 7 | Male
    FRENCH Samuel

    Born  14 Jul 1728   
    Died  11 Jan 1729/30   
    Buried     

    Child 8 | Male
    FRENCH Samuel

    Born  10 Aug 1730   
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     

  • Notes  Married:
    • From A Genealogical History of the French and Allied Families by Mary Queal Beyer, p. 87:

      It is a matter of history that in 1706, when Joseph French was about nineteen years of age, he with his father, mother, brothers, and sisters, took refuge in the garrison house of his uncle, John Cummings. John and Elizabeth Cummings were the parents of four sons and four daughters. Joseph's cousin Elizabeth (born January 5, 1687) being about the same age as himself, their close association and companionship ripened into something deeper and more tender, and about 1711 they were married and established a home of their own. [...] Not until 1713 were the doors of the garrison thrown open and peace assured, and it was during this year that the first child of Joseph and Elizabeth was born. [3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] Cummings Memorial, Rev. George Mooar, (New York, NY: B.F. Cummings, 1903.), 6. (Reliability: 4), 10 Apr 2010.

    2. [S7] Genealogical History of the French and Allied Families, Mary Elizabeth Queal Beyer, (Cedar Rapids, IA: Torch Press, 1912.), p. 84. (Reliability: 3), 30 Nov 2012.

    3. [S7] Genealogical History of the French and Allied Families, Mary Elizabeth Queal Beyer, (Cedar Rapids, IA: Torch Press, 1912.), p. 87-88. (Reliability: 3), 30 Nov 2012.