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Gideon Richard French (1782-1870)
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Born: 15 Nov 1782 Georgia.
Married: Rebecca Angeline Anderson (1788-1873) on 9 Aug 1806 in Stewart County Tennessee. 2 1
Died: 3 Oct 1870 Carroll County Tennessee. 1
Buried: .

Samuel French
Abt 1755-Aft 1820

Gideon Richard French
15 Nov 1782-3 Oct 1870
War of 1812
Abt 1755-Aft 1820

Spouse and Children

       Rebecca Angeline Anderson

Brothers and Sisters

Gideon was on the list of petitioners to form Stewart County Tennessee from Montgomery County Tennessee in 1803. Gideon fought at the battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812. In 1860, Gideon owned 4 slaves. Their names were Josh, Bill, George and Sam.3 4 5 1


  1. Rebecca French pension request, Ref# WO 10012, WC 5277
  2. Bible Records of Henry County, Tennessee Compiled byCharles E. Sanders
  3. Militia Discharge
  4. 1860 Federal Census Carroll County Tennessee, SlaveSchedule pg 120
  5. Military Service Record

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