Elizabeth French1

F, (5 May 1682 - 10 July 1734)
Father-Biological*Lt. Joseph French b. 1649, d. 1732
Mother-Biological*Elizabeth Knight b. 1655, d. 1746
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Last Edited=17 May 2023
     Elizabeth French was born on 5 May 1682 at Concord, Massachusetts.2 She was the daughter of Lt. Joseph French and Elizabeth Knight.

Elizabeth French, age 22, married Benjamin Colburn, age 24 , son of Robert Colburn and Mary Bishop, on 6 June 1704 at Concord, Massachusetts. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Joseph Estabrooke.1,3,4 Elizabeth French died on 10 July 1734 at Bedford, Massachusetts, at age 52.5

Children of Elizabeth French and Benjamin Colburn


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