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*James French

Male 1852 - 1932  (80 years)


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  • Name *James French 
    Born 1852  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1932  80 Years Old; Mclean County Farm, Bloomington, Mclean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Feb 1932  McLean County Farm, Bloomington, Mclean County, Illinois; Rust Funeral Home Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6838  My Genealogy

    Father *William French,   b. 1822, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, Lodi, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Eliza Jane Osborn,   b. 6 Dec 1832, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1915, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1850  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F10069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Melissa Alice La Baw,   b. 20 Aug 1858, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1936, Mellott, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1871  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. *Elmer Edgar French,   b. 6 Apr 1876, Portland Arch, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1971, 95 Years Old; Ladoga, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He left his family when Elmer was 18 months old. Per his death recordprovided by Amy Hough Terry on 07 April 2005, it states that he was an80 years old, white male, when he died in Bloomington, at the McLeanCounty Farm in Illinois, plus that he was also buried on the farm aswell on 15 February 1932. His birth place and parents names were notgiven--stated "not available". The copy of this record is kept inthe Douglass Family Records.