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Talbot Smith French

Talbot Smith French[1]

Male 1834 - 1911  (76 years)

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  • Name Talbot Smith French 
    Born 10 Jun 1834  Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    FindaGrave Address:
    24288929 
    Died 17 Jan 1911  Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Columbia Falls, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Columbia Cemetery
    Person ID I39833  Puffer Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Dec 2016 

    Father Sewell Worcester French,   b. 1805, Exeter, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1884, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sara Tucker,   b. 24 May 1806, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1885, Columbia Falls, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1829  Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F11581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Taphenes N. Puffer,   b. 12 Sep 1836, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1897, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 22 May 1860  Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Bellona Imogene French,   b. 6 Sep 1861, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1942, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Everett Venlesson French,   b. 22 Feb 1865, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)
     3. Mary Pendlegras French,   b. 6 Oct 1871, Columbia, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1931, Buxton, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F11484  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1834 - Columbia, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 May 1860 - Columbia, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Jan 1911 - Columbia, ME Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Columbia Falls, ME Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos 5 Photos

    Documents 2 Documents

    Headstones
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  • Notes 
    • According to the 1860 Census he was a day laborer in Columbia, ME.

      Local historian Charles Drisko puts the marraige on July 30, 1859.

      On April 15, 1870 he bought about 10.56 square feet of land for $100 from Frank C. I. Law. (David M. Caranci has the original deed.)

      On July 31, 1879 he bought 4.25 acres for $100 from Elliot A. Foster. ( David M. Caranci has the original deed.)

      On Nov 7, 1879 he sold land for $97.20 to James A. Milliken. (David M. Caranci has the original deed.)

      On Oct 26, 1891 he sold a 1/2 interest of his homestead farm in Columbia, ME for $1 to his wife.

      On Dec 31, 1900 he sold rights to build and repair a dam on Little River for $1. (David M. Caranci has the original deed.)

      On Jul 1, 1902 he leased property to Harvey H. Smith (his son-in-law)

      According to the 1880 Federal Census he was a farmer.

      On June 13th, 1873 he mortgaged his property of approximately 125 acres to his son-in-laws, Elliot A. Foster and Talbot S. French, for $1500 so that he and his wife Catherine could be kept in their old-age. (DMC has the original deed).

      His Death Certificate lists his occupation as millman and farmer.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, 179.

    2. [S1384] _1850 United States Federal Census.

    3. [S2190] Early Pleasant River Families of Washington County, Maine, page 216.

    4. [S2190] Early Pleasant River Families of Washington County, Maine, page 212.