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Elijah FRENCH died on 25 JUN 1778 at Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. He was born in 1778 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: A Genealogical Abstract of Books 1 and 2 of the First Church Recods of Hopkinton, NH, taken by Franklin C. Thompson, 1948.
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.


Eliza FRENCH was born on 30 NOV 1808 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Photo Eliza P. FRENCH was born on 28 DEC 1837. She died on 16 JAN 1893 at Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Spouse: Irad COLBY. Irad COLBY and Eliza P. FRENCH were married on 11 JUL 1855 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; Marriage: Eliza P. FRENCH, Date: 11 July 1855; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire. Children were: Charles A. COLBY, Susie T. COLBY, Jennie COLBY.


Elizabeth FRENCH was born on 11 JUL 1762 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. She died young at Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: A Genealogical Abstract of Books 1 and 2 of the First Church Recods of Hopkinton, NH, taken by Franklin C. Thompson, 1948.
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.


Elizabeth FRENCH was born on 25 MAR 1765 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: Vital records, Hopkinton, NH, Vol 4 pg. 338
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.


Eva Pearl FRENCH was born about 1881 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895. Parents: Robert W. FRENCH and Clara Eva COLBY.


Francis FRENCH was born date unknown. He has Ancestral File Number GMX0-BD.

Spouse: Lydia BUNNELL. Francis FRENCH and Lydia BUNNELL were married on 10 APR 1661 in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut.


Fred FRENCH was born date unknown.

Spouse: Ada NOYES. Fred FRENCH and Ada NOYES were married on 27 APR 1887 in Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.


Greene FRENCH was born about 1736. Parents: Samuel FRENCH and Mary WHITCHER.

Spouse: Elizabeth COLBY. Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY were married on 26 JAN 1758 in South Hampton, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000990; FRENCH, Green, Marriage: Elizabeth COLBY, Date: 26 Jan 1758; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Mary FRENCH, Elizabeth FRENCH, Elizabeth FRENCH, Greene FRENCH, Oliver FRENCH, Benjamin FRENCH, Tirzah FRENCH, Elijah FRENCH, Abigail FRENCH, Tirzah FRENCH, Lydia FRENCH.


Greene FRENCH was born on 15 FEB 1767 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: Vital Records, Dunbarton, NH at State Library.
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.

Spouse: Sally PAGE. Greene FRENCH and Sally PAGE were married on 12 DEC 1792 in Dunbarton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.


Greene FRENCH was born on 24 JUN 1793 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Hannah FRENCH was born date unknown. She has Ancestral File Number CF95-RT.

Spouse: Joseph CRANE Jr.. Joseph CRANE Jr. and Hannah FRENCH were married about 1847.


Hannah FRENCH was born on 19 AUG 1706 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.

Spouse: Nathaniel MERRILL. Nathaniel MERRILL and Hannah FRENCH were married on 27 FEB 1729 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Nathaniel MERRILL, Benjamin MERRILL.


Hannah FRENCH was born about 1730 in Essex County, Massachusetts. She has Ancestral File Number FHMT-WJ.

Spouse: John FLANDERS. John FLANDERS and Hannah FRENCH were married in 1747 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.


Hannah FRENCH was born on 19 MAY 1756. She died on 17 FEB 1850 at Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Spouse: Zebulon FLANDERS. Zebulon FLANDERS and Hannah FRENCH were married on 2 JUN 1777 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Nathaniel FLANDERS, Ezekiel FLANDERS, Zebulon FLANDERS, Benjamin French FLANDERS, Levi FLANDERS, John FLANDERS, Timothy FLANDERS, Hannah FLANDERS, Jonathan FLANDERS, George Washington FLANDERS.


Henry FRENCH was born about 1700 in Essex County, Massachusetts. He has Ancestral File Number FHMV-F8.

Spouse: Tamsin FLANDERS. Henry FRENCH and Tamsin FLANDERS were married on 10 JAN 1727 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.


Jane C. FRENCH was born on 12 SEP 1837 in Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. She died on 12 SEP 1885 at Grafton, Grafton County, New Hampshire. She was a Lived At Salisbury, NH At Time Of Marriage.

Spouse: Ichabod B. SARGENT. Ichabod B. SARGENT and Jane C. FRENCH were married Unk.. Children were: Charles Orrin SARGENT, Oscar B. SARGENT, Edwin L. SARGENT, Belle A. SARGENT.


Jesse Rolla FRENCH was born date unknown.

Spouse: Carrie Mae GREEN. Jesse Rolla FRENCH and Carrie Mae GREEN were married on 7 JAN 1891.


John FRENCH was born on 13 SEP 1797 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


John FRENCH was born in 1831 in New Hampshire.

Spouse: Martha A. BARRON. John FRENCH and Martha A. BARRON were married on 19 JUN 1879 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000990; Index to marriages, early to 1900.)


John J. FRENCH was born about 1838.

Spouse: Mary C. COLBY. John J. FRENCH and Mary C. COLBY were married on 11 OCT 1860 in Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 2217734; Enfield, New Hampshire Town Records.)


Lemira C. FRENCH was born in FEB 1834 in New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1870 in Wentworth, Grafton County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1880 in Wentworth, Grafton County, New Hampshire. She appeared in the census in 1900 in Wentworth, Grafton County, New Hampshire.

Spouse: Daniel H. COLBY. Daniel H. COLBY and Lemira C. FRENCH were married about 1868 in New Hampshire. Children were: Frank Herbert COLBY, Forrest Daniel COLBY.


Leona A. FRENCH was born on 27 MAR 1910 in Norwood, St. lawrence County, New York. She died in JUL 1995 at Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York.
Watertown Daily Times (NY) - July 3, 1995
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LEONA A. COLBY, NORWOOD, DIES AT AGE OF 85

Leona A. Colby, 85, of 34 Park St., died Saturday evening in Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, where she had been a patient since June 22.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Andrew's Church, with the Rev. Paul Worczak, pastor, presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday at the Buck Funeral Home. Contributions may be made to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, or Potsdam Volunteer Rescue Squad, Norwood Unit.

Surviving are her husband, Paul; a son, Herbert, Potsdam; a daughter, Mrs. Jeffrey (Paula) Covell, Potsdam; four grandchildren; and a sister, Irene McCormick, Norwood.

Two brothers, Leo and Weldon French, died before her.

Born on March 27, 1910, in Norwood, a daughter of Hebert A. and Rose Poirier French, she was a 1928 graduate of Norwood High School. She married Paul C. Colby on July 30, 1949, at St. Andrew's Rectory, with the Rev. Joseph Quinn, assistant pastor, officiating.

Mrs. Colby was an operator for New York Telephone Co. for 22 years.

She was a communicant of St. Andrew's Church and a member of its Altar and Rosary Society and Catholic Daughters of America. She enjoyed camping, cooking and sewing and was an avid Clarkson University hockey fan.

She had Social Security Number 134-09-4356 .

Spouse: Paul C. COLBY. Paul C. COLBY and Leona A. FRENCH were married on 30 JUL 1949 in New York.


Lizzie P. FRENCH was born about 1879 in New Hampshire. SOURCE: "A Genealogy of the Descendants of Abraham Colby and Elizabeth Blaisdell, his wife Who settled in Bow in 1768" By one of them, Concord, NH Printed by the Republican Press Association 1895. Parents: Robert W. FRENCH and Clara Eva COLBY.


Louisa A. FRENCH was born about 1837.

Spouse: Rufus L. COLBY. Rufus L. COLBY and Louisa A. FRENCH were married on 25 JAN 1862 in Warren, Grafton County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976, COLBY, Rufus L., Marriage: Louisa A. French, Date: 25 Jan 1862, Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.)


Lucy FRENCH was born date unknown.

Spouse: Joshua BLANCHARD. Joshua BLANCHARD and Lucy FRENCH were married date unknown. Children were: Joshua Moore BLANCHARD.


Lydia FRENCH was born in 1784 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: A Genealogical Abstract of Books 1 and 2 of the First Church Recods of Hopkinton, NH, taken by Franklin C. Thompson, 1948.
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.


Maria FRENCH was born in 1820. She died in 1855.

Spouse: Nehemiah DAVIS. Nehemiah DAVIS and Maria FRENCH were married in 1843.


Martha FRENCH was born on 31 JUL 1796 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Mary FRENCH was born on 2 MAR 1634/35 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She died about 1719 at Oxford, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Many discrepancies between the fanily group sheets filed and accepted for the multi-generation project and the book "Life of Joseph F. Smith" I am using information from the group sheets and listimg the errors here. Group sheets: Birth 22 Mar 1634, Book: Birth: 2 Mar 1635. =+=+=+= Extraction from the LDS Ancestrial File gives death as 22 Mar 1684 with no place listed.
SOURCE: 1. Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996, Family History Library, 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
2. FTM World Family Tree Vol. 7, File #2296

Spouse: Robert SMITH. Robert SMITH and Mary FRENCH were married before 26 MAR 1656 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Thomas SMITH, Mary SMITH, Phebe SMITH, Ephraim SMITH, Samuel SMITH, Amy SMITH, Sarah SMITH, Nathaniel SMITH, Jacob SMITH, Maria SMITH.


Mary FRENCH was born on 4 MAR 1760 in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She died on 25 SEP 1829 at Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCES: (1). A Genealogical Abstract of Books 1 and 2 of the First Church Recods of Hopkinton, NH, taken by Franklin C. Thompson, 1948; (2). Vital Records of Hopkinton, New Hampshire; (3). Gravestone, Old Burial Ground, Bradford Center, Bradford, New Hampsire. Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.

Spouse: Josiah ROWE. Josiah ROWE and Mary FRENCH were married on 8 DEC 1780 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. Children were: Mary ROWE, Abigail ROWE, Jonathan ROWE, Polly ROWE, Josiah ROWE, Rial ROWE.


Photo Mary D. FRENCH was born on 4 SEP 1811 in New Hampshire. (calculate from age given at time of death.) She died on 27 FEB 1902 at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. She was buried in the Linwood Cemetery at Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts

Spouse: Benjamin H. COLBY. Benjamin H. COLBY and Mary D. FRENCH were married on 22 JAN 1834 in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Mary J. COLBY, Elizabeth COLBY, Nany COLBY.


Mathew FRENCH (twin) was born on 20 JUL 1802 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Mercy FRENCH was born on 31 JAN 1812 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Miriam FRENCH was born in 1745. She died on 2 SEP 1825.

Spouse: Isreal SAWYER. Isreal SAWYER and Miriam FRENCH were married on 26 OCT 1774. Children were: Sarah SAWYER, Tirzah SAWYER.


Photo Miriam FRENCH was born on 21 DEC 1789 in Hampstead, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Fillm: 1000937; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics. Daughter of JOSEPH FRENCH & MOLLY TILTON.)
She died on 25 OCT 1872 at Danville, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She was buried in the Center Cemetery at Danville, Rockingham County, New Hampshire She has Ancestral File Number 18GS-363.

Spouse: Dea. Thomas COLBY. Dea. Thomas COLBY and Miriam FRENCH filed marriage intentions on 1 OCT 1814 in Hampstead, Rockingham County, New Hampshire.
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Marriage Place: Hampstead,Rockingham,New Hampshire
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M53439-2
System Origin: New_Hampshire-ODM
Source Film Number: 15157
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Collection: New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920

They were married on 17 NOV 1814 in Hawke (Danville), Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Children were: Emily Tilton COLBY, John COLBY, Alden Enos COLBY.


Oliver FRENCH was born on 28 FEB 1769 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. SOURCE: Vital Records, Hopkinton, NH.
Parents: Greene FRENCH and Elizabeth COLBY.

Spouse: Martha HADLEY. Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY were married about 1792. Children were: Greene FRENCH, Sally FRENCH, Martha FRENCH, John FRENCH, Sara FRENCH, Syrus FRENCH (twin), Mathew FRENCH (twin), Abigail FRENCH, Polly FRENCH, Eliza FRENCH, Mercy FRENCH.


Philena C. FRENCH was born in 1828.

Spouse: Thomas Arnold COLBY. Thomas Arnold COLBY and Philena C. FRENCH were married on 9 OCT 1865 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: NEHGS, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.)


Polly FRENCH was born on 28 JUL 1806 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000938; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Rebecca FRENCH was born about 1735. She died on 11 APR 1764 at Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.

Spouse: Captain Orlando BAGLEY. Captain Orlando BAGLEY and Rebecca FRENCH were married on 26 MAR 1757 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. (SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Salisbury.) Children were: Molly BAGLEY.


Robert W. FRENCH was born on 7 APR 1860 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Son of Alfred FRENCH & Elizabeth FRENCH. He died on 3 APR 1900 at Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire.

Spouse: Clara Eva COLBY. Robert W. FRENCH and Clara Eva COLBY were married on 6 DEC 1878 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000990; FRENCH, Robert W.Age: 19 years, Marriage: Clara E. COLBY Age: 16 years, Date: 06 Dec 1878; Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) Children were: Lizzie P. FRENCH, Eva Pearl FRENCH.


Ruth FRENCH was born on 9 DEC 1713. She died on 29 MAR 1777.

Spouse: John CURRIER. John CURRIER and Ruth FRENCH were married on 29 APR 1736 in Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: Capt. John CURRIER.


Ruth FRENCH was born about 1766 in Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. She died on 3 SEP 1831 at Derby, Orleans County, Vermont.

Spouse: Samuel COLBY. Samuel COLBY and Ruth FRENCH were married about 1785 in Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Children were: Nehemiah COLBY, Infant Son COLBY, Infant Son COLBY, Sarah COLBY, Dr. Moses French COLBY, Ruth French COLBY, Emily COLBY.


Sally FRENCH was born on 16 NOV 1794 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000938; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Sally Smith FRENCH was born in 1795 in Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. She died about 1840. Parents: Solomon FRENCH and Hannah SMITH.

Spouse: Josiah R. COLBY. Josiah R. COLBY and Sally Smith FRENCH were married on 23 OCT 1819 in New Hampshire. (alt date: 29 Oct 1817.) Children were: Jeremiah Smith COLBY, Harriet A. COLBY, John COLBY, Mary Jane COLBY, Henry COLBY.


Samuel FRENCH was born date unknown.

Spouse: Mary WHITCHER. Samuel FRENCH and Mary WHITCHER were married date unknown. Children were: Greene FRENCH.


Sara FRENCH was born on 16 OCT 1800 in Sutton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Film: 1000938; Index to births, early to 1900 New Hampshire. Registrar of Vital Statistics.) Parents: Oliver FRENCH and Martha HADLEY.


Sarah FRENCH was born on 13 JUL 1755. She died on 12 SEP 1829 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. SOURCE: "The Flanders Family from Europe to America" by Edith Flanders Dunbar.

Spouse: Nehemiah FLANDERS. Nehemiah FLANDERS and Sarah FRENCH were married on 23 SEP 1775 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts. Children were: John FLANDERS.


Sarah M. FRENCH was born in 1841 in Hooksett, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Daughter of Benjamin French and Leafy.)

Spouse: Amos G. COLBY. Amos G. COLBY and Sarah M. FRENCH were married on 13 JUL 1871 in New Hampshire. (SOURCE: FHL Number 1000976; COLBY, Amos G., Age: 30 years; Marriage: Sarah M. FRENCH, Age: 30 years; Date: 13 Jul 1871 Recorded in: Birth and Marriage Index for New Hampshire.) They were divorced in APR 1882.
April 20, 1882
Location: New Hampshire
Paper: New Hampshire Patriot
Article type: Legislative

Divorces have been granted in the following cases:

Cora V. Hardy vs. Leslie W. Hardy; Amos G. Colby vs. Sarah M. Colby


Solomon FRENCH was born about 1765.

Spouse: Hannah SMITH. Solomon FRENCH and Hannah SMITH filed marriage intentions on 23 DEC 1792 in Northfield, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. They were married on 20 JAN 1793 in Sanbornton, Belknap County, New Hampshire. Children were: Sally Smith FRENCH.

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