William France

Male 1830 - 1908  (77 years)


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  • Name William France  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 3 Jul 1830  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Jan 1908 
    Age 77 years 
    Buried Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William France, Jr.,   b. 6 Jun 1775, Derby, Derbyshire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1850, Burns Township, Allegany, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  (Father) 
    Ann Wale,   b. 1785, Chester, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1866, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I13737  tree2018
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father William France, Jr.,   b. 6 Jun 1775, Derby, Derbyshire, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1850, Burns Township, Allegany, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Wale,   b. 1785, Chester, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1866, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1806  Columbia Co., Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Betsey Minerva White,   b. 21 Jul 1838, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1902  (Age 64 years) 
    Other Partners: Unknown Larrabee 
    Married 1870  [1
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F4358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma A. Olin 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F4359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Maria Meade 
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F4360  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1895 Landmarks of Oswego - FRANCE, William, of English ancestry, was born in Steuben county, July 3, 1830, a son of William, a native of England, who died in Steuben county aged seventy- five. The latter married Anne NOGGIE of Pennsylvania, who died aged eighty-two. Their children were: George, John, Samuel, Sallie, Joseph, William, Caroline, Mary, Emily, Elmira. The father was a soldier in the war of 1812. William was educated in Steuben county, and his first occupation was milling, after which he engaged in the lumber business; then in 1889 bought the France House in Richland which he conducted till 1892. He then bought a farm and has since been engaged in the breeding of horses. Mr. France has contributed more towards elevating the standard of horses than any man in this section, his horses being of the Percheron and Messenger strain. He married, March 1, 1845, Maria MEADE, who died in 1859 and in 1870 he married Minerva, daughter of Ziba and Zilpha (REYNOLDS) WHITE. Mr. White was a soldier in the war of 1812. The children of our subject are Curtis, Ophelia and Alice. Curtis married a Miss CARNS of Steuben county, where he resides and has four children; Alice and Ophelia are both married and also reside in that county.

  • Sources 
    1. [S246] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York; Roll: 1144; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0141; FHL microfilm: 1241144.

    2. [S245] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Richland, Oswego, New York.

    3. [S325] New York, State Census, 1875, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).

    4. [S555] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;).