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1712 William French was born on April 7. His parents were Richard French and Mary King. [1]

1737 John Taylor, of Chesterfield, and Lydia Wright of the same place, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth, married on 16 of month 12 (February), 1736/37, at Springfield Twp, Burlington County. Witneses: Wm and Ann Kerby, Charles, Rachel, Jacob and Jonathan Taylor, Thomas, Elizabeth, Amos, Thomas, Jr., Deborah, Margaret, Abigail Wright, John Cheshire, Richard French, John Sykes, Caleb Shreve, Paul Marchant, Joseph Reckless and others. [2] [3] [4] [5]

1739 William French voted in an election in Burlington County, New Jersey. [6]

1742 William French, perhaps this one, was named in the estate inventory of Jonathan Parker, Jr of Upper Freehold, Shrewsbury Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Dated October 30. [7]

1745 William French, perhaps this one, was a freeholder in Mansfield Township, Burlington County, New Jersey. Dated April 15. [8]

1748 William French married Lydia Taylor, on September 20, of Bordentown, New Jersey. [9] [10]

1781 The estate of William French, of Hanover Township, Burlington County, was administered intestate. Administrator William French and Fellowbondsman John Wood, both of Burlington County. Dated December 8. [11]

1781 Inventory, £34.16.0, made by Joseph Kirby and John Wood. Dated October 26. [12]

1782 Account by Administrator. Dated December 9. [13]


Footnotes:

[1] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 92, 231, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[2] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 67, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[3] Lewis D. Cook, Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Intentions of Marriage and Certificates of Removal 1685-1756 (NJ/B2F.3) (1970), 020, [AncestryImage].

[4] William Nelson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 22. (Marriage Records, 1665-1800) (1900), 669, [HathiTrust], [GoogleBooks], [InternetArchive].

[5] Charlotte D. Meldrum, Early Church Records of Burlington County, New Jersey, Vol. 2 (1995), 9.

[6] John J. Thompson, "Poll Book of an Election in 1739, Burlington County, New Jersey," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 18 (1894), 185-193, at 188, columns 3 and 4, [GoogleBooks].

[7] 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), 369, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[8] Carlos E. Godfrey, "A List of the Freeholders for the City and County of Burlington," The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 29 (1905), 421-26, at 423, [InternetArchive].

[9] Howard Barclay French, Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas French, Volume 1 (1909), 231, [HathiTrust], [InternetArchive].

[10] H. Stanley Craig, Burlington County New Jersey Marriages (1937), 87, [GoogleBooks].

[11] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 35. (Wills and Administrations 6, 1781-1785) (1939), 155, [InternetArchive].

[12] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 35. (Wills and Administrations 6, 1781-1785) (1939), 155, [InternetArchive].

[13] Elmer T. Hutchinson, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 35. (Wills and Administrations 6, 1781-1785) (1939), 155, citing Lib. 23, p. 209; Lib. 24, p. 218, [InternetArchive].