George G. French

Last updated 9 Dec 2020 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 1849 in , , Indiana, United States

Father: James W. French (1816 – ?)

Mother: Barbara ____ (1812 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1850-ps-in-gibson-columbia-130a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Columbia Township, page 130A (stamped) or 259 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Indiana > Gibson > Columbia" image 9; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 147 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes name (George G. [French]).

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birth

census-us-1850-ps-in-gibson-columbia-130a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Columbia Township, page 130A (stamped) or 259 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Indiana > Gibson > Columbia" image 9; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 147 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes age (6/12) and location (In [Indiana]). Using the official census date of 1 June 1850 gives a birth date range from 2 November 1849 to 1 December 1849. The location is indistinct but other facts from the record suggest Indiana.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1850 at Columbia Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1850-ps-in-gibson-columbia-130a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Columbia Township, page 130A (stamped) or 259 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Indiana > Gibson > Columbia" image 9; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 147 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 55

Comment: Source includes official census date (1 June 1850) and location (Columbia Township in the County of Gibson, State of Indiana).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

George was not mentioned in the 1860 US Census with the rest of his family (except for his presumed mother, Barbara, who is also not mentioned), when he would have been about 10-11. Was he with his mother in another location, or had he died? Or was he apprenticed? [census-us-1860-ps-in-gibson-princeton-37]

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research notes

census-us-1860-ps-in-gibson-princeton-37: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Princeton, page 37 (form) or 1035 (corner); 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 18 Feb 2009) > "Indiana > Gibson > Princeton" image 5; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803260]

Additional detail for reference: Line n/a, dwelling 249

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