Titus French
1785 - 1865

Titus French was born June 6, 1785  either in VT or NY or MA. His parents remain unknown. He married Betsey Thayer March 17, 1810. both are buried in the Howe Cem. on Buffalo Road in Buchanan, MI Titus d Dec. 18, 1865, Betsey  d Jan 2, 1861
Their children are: (all born in Hague or Spafford, NY)
Aseneth Jan 29, 1811 m. William Hayford in NY April 4, 1829
Eliza May 15, 1812 m. Ben Hayford Jan 12, 1837 or July 10, 1839
Titus Thayer Jr.Nov 24, 1814 never married, died 1908 buried in Howe Cem
Samuel May 18, 1818 m.Sarah/Sally Bliss Jan 18, 1843 later m Lucy A. Feather d Feb 7, 1843 d Jan 7, 1892 Howe Cem
Benjamin May 7, 1819 d Oct. 11, 1822 probably near Hague Warren County, NY
Zeba March 9, 1821 died April 20, 1821
Mercy August 31, 1821 m Ben Hayford widow of sister Eliza Oct.1846 died August 20, 1858
Cyrus Oct. 13, 1825 m Mary Ryan Jan. 20, 1850
Hannah C Aug. 27, 1827 m Francis Howe Nov. 1, 1854 b in Howe Cem
Jane July 27, 1829 m F.N. Pratt Nov. 17, 1852
Melissa Nov. 11, 1831 m ______Darling
Mittie C. May 7, 1834 m David Fisk Nov. 28, 1860
Darius July 28, 1836 Bordino, NY m Elsina/Alzina Briggs Dec 31, 1856 d Dec 11, 1914  Prospect Hill Cem Cassopolis MI
James Edgar Sept 2, 1838 Bordino, NY m Harriet Jane Parrish Feb 14, 1860 d Jan 6, 1913 Oak Ridge Cem Buchanan MI
Caro Paulina Feb 23, 1840 never married d Nov 9, 1889 buried Howe Cem Buchanan, MI
Their son Samuel is my lineage. Sarah and Samuel had the following children all of whom came to Buchanan
Samuel D b 1844 d 1844 in NY
Henry Clay May 15, 1845 m Emily Kate Alexander Spet 6, 1870 Henry d June 29, 1910 and both are buried in Riverview Cem in South Bend, IN
Mary Louise b________m Frank Forward Dec 12, 1875
Willard April 6, 1847m Ellen Davenport Sept.28, 1869 d Jan 23, 1922 b in Howe Cem
Sarah Jane ______1848, m_____Morgan
Sophronia 1854 d 1854       Howe Cem
Hervey
Henry Clay and Emily Kate are my lineage
Their son Frankb August 7, 1875  is my great grandfather who m Adella Hartsell Feb 20, 1896 in a great blizzard in Cassoplis, MI Frank died in a train crash September 25, 1925. both are buried in Prospect Hill in Cassopolis
Their Daughter Vivien Estelle was my grandmother who married Louis Frederick Schleiger.

 


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