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Dorcas French

Female 1614 - 1697  (~ 83 years)


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  • Name Dorcas French 
    Born Jul 1614  St. Edmonds, Assington, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 13 Jul 1614  [1
    Died 30 Dec 1697  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20171  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2013 

    Father Thomas French,   b. Oct 1584, Bures St. Mary, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 Nov 1639, Ipswich, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Susan Susannah Riddlesdale,   b. Apr 1584, Boxford, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 28 Sep 1658, Ipswich, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1608  Assington, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F5371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Christopher Peake,   b. Abt 1605, Thorp Arch, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1666, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1636  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jonathan Peake,   b. 17 Dec 1637, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1700, Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F4333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Served as maid servant to elder John Winthrop. A letter from Thomas Go stlin to John Winthrop, Jr., written from Groton on Jun. 11, 1633, indi cates "she is one of the goodman French's daughters of Assington. I hav e sent two of them, one for your father and the other for you. Your fat her must take his choice. The eldest must serve for 3 years, and the yo ungest 4...pray let them be delt as well with all as any of the same qu ality."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1306] Assorted Genealogical Notes, Subject: Various (1997, 1998), p. 156.

    2. [S1333] Rootsweb WorldConnect, Taylor Genealogy: Lee Taylor at lataylo@cablespeed.com:http://worldconnect.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=lataylo&id=I09551.