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Notes for Benjamin French

1719 On 11 of month 12, Benjamin French was born. [1]

1742 Licence of Marriage on 29 Jan 1742, was granted by his Excellency Lewis Morris. Esq., Governor, unto Benjamin French, Carpenter, of the one party and Martha Hall, Spinster, daughter of Capt. Burgiss Hall, "Marriner", of Bordentown, New Jersey and Abigail Hall. [2]

1747 On Sept. 10, Benjamin French, of Bordentown, Burlington County, joyner, dated his will. Wife, Martha, and son Richard. Real and personal estate. Proceeds of the estate to wife, Martha, to bring up son, Richard. Executor: brother William French. Witnesses: Joseph Tillton, Sam'l Farnsworth, Ju'r, Thos. Folkes. [3] [4]

1747, Sept. 19. Inventory, £278; made by Thos. Folkes, Jno. Imlay, Sam'll Shourds, Jur. Includes house and lot in Bordentown, and 10 acres adjoining Wm. French. [5]


Footnotes:

[1] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 92, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[2] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 92, 233, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[3] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 30. (Wills and Administrations 2, 1730-1750) (1918), 188, citing Lib. 5, p. 375, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[4] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 233, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[5] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 30. (Wills and Administrations 2, 1730-1750) (1918), 188, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].