Charles Walter French

Last updated 7 Feb 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Sep 1878 in , , Indiana, United States

Father: John H. French (1843 – ?)

Mother: Julia ____ (1853 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1880-ps-in-gibson-107-13: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton, enumeration district 107, page 13 (form/penned) or 217A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > 107" image 13; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 279 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 12, dwelling 102

Comment: Source includes name (Charles French).

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes name (Chas W. French).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes name (Charles W. French).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 77, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes name (Charles W. French).

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 57, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes name (Chas. W. French).

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

Comment: Source includes name (Charles Walter French)

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,
birth

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 57, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1880-ps-in-gibson-107-13: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton, enumeration district 107, page 13 (form/penned) or 217A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > 107" image 13; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 279 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 12, dwelling 102

Comment: Source includes age (1) and location (Indiana). Using the official census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1878 to 1 June 1879.

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes date (Sep/1878), age (21), and location (Indiana). Using his age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1878 to 1 June 1879, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Indiana). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 77, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes age (41) and location (Indiana). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1878 to 1 Jan 1879.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Rosetta "Rosa" Green (1878 – ?)

Married: Bet 2 Jun 1895 and 15 Apr 1896

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 35,36, dwelling 65

Comment: Source identifies Rosa French as the wife of Chas French and the number of years married (4) for both. Using the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a marriage date range from 2 June 1895 to 1 June 1896.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25,26, dwelling 7

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Charles W. French and the number of years married (14) for both. Using the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a marriage date range from 16 Apr 1895 to 15 Apr 1896.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 77,78, dwelling 81

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Charles W. French.

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 57,58, dwelling 133

Comment: Source identifies Rosetta French as the wife of Chas. W. French.

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Child: Cora E. French (1896 – ?)

Child: Etta E. French (1900 – ?)

Child: John F. French (1903 – ?)

Child: Charles H. French (1911 – ?)

Child: Rosie S. French (1913 – ?)

Child: Julie T. French (1919 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States

Occupation: (farmer) 1 Jun 1900

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States

Occupation: (farmer) 15 Apr 1910

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Dallam County, Texas, United States

Occupation: (farmer) 1 Jan 1920

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Justice Precinct 2, Carson County, Texas, United States

Occupation: (farmer) 1 Apr 1930

Residence: 1 Apr 1930 at Texline, Dallam County, Texas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1880-ps-in-gibson-107-13: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton, enumeration district 107, page 13 (form/penned) or 217A (stamped); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > 107" image 13; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 279 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 12, dwelling 102

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Barton Township, in the County of Gibson, State of Indiana).

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Barton Township, County: Gibson, State: Indiana).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Justice Precinct No. 1, County: Dallam, State: Texas).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 77, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 77, dwelling 81

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Justice Precinct #2, County: Carson, State: Texas).

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 57, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 57, dwelling 133

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Tex line-town, County: Dallam, State: Texas).

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

Comment: Source includes location (Texline, TX).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database use Sep 1878. The 1910 U.S. Census gives an age of (32), which, when applied to the offical census date of 15 Apr 1910, gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1877 to 15 Apr 1878. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a]

Birth Date: The 1930 U.S. Census gives an age of (52), which, when applied to the offical census date of 1 Apr 1930, gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1877 to 1 Apr 1878. [census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b]

Residence (Texline): An interview with <private> Spear suggests Charles and Rosetta moved directly to Texline, Texas from Indiana. However, census records show that there were at least two intermediate residences. [census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a, census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b, interview-<private>-2009]

FOLLOWUP

Charles and Rosetta may have been married 24 Aug 1895 in Indiana. [from Ancestry text-only database Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001. Charles W French and Rosa Z Green, page 24, FHL film 001434759]

Source titles from unrecorded reference. (1) Gibson County, Indiana; (2) Index to Marriage Record 1850-1920 Inclusive; (3) WPA; Book 9, OS Page 24.

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25, dwelling 7

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-14-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 2, enumeration district 14, sheet 4B (form/penned) or page 138B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 2 > District 0014" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 77, dwelling 81

census-us-1930-ps-tx-dallam-1-6b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Texline, enumeration district 56-1, sheet 6B (form/penned) or page 52B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Texas > Dallam > Texline > District 0001" image 12; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2312 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2342046]

Additional detail for reference: Line 57, dwelling 133

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

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Sources

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