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HELP! Grave has been located US Civil War Soldiers flag male ancestor  David Moulton  FRENCH

  (b. 21 May 1821 Porter, Maine, USA   d. 24 June 1871 Portland, Maine, USA )  

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David Moulton FRENCH was born 21 May 1821 in Porter, Maine, USA

David Moulton FRENCH was the child of ?   and   ?

David Moulton was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

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David Moulton  married  Matilda W KEENEN 20 October 1844 in Brunswick, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Matilda W KEENEN  was born abt. 1821 in Monmouth, Maine, USA.  Matilda W died 28 March 1907 in Brunswick, Maine, USA. 

David Moulton FRENCH died 24 June 1871 in Portland, Maine, USA .

Occupation: Stonemason and Ship Carpenter

Details of the family tree of David appear below.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of David Moulton FRENCH


David Moulton FRENCH married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Matilda W KEENEN-- Date: 20 October 1844 Place: Brunswick, Maine, USA (Mormon Genealogy Records)

Name: David French
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Spouse's Name: Matilda Kennon
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Event Date: 20 Oct 1844
Event Place: Brunswick,Cumberland,Maine
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M50296-2
System Origin: Maine-ODM
GS Film number: 10595
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"Maine Marriages, 1771-1907," database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F4F3-ZHZ : 4 December 2014), David French and Matilda Kennon, 20 Oct 1844; citing Brunswick,Cumberland,Maine, reference ; FHL microfilm 10,595.

Children of David Moulton FRENCH and Matilda W KEENEN:

flag male ancestor Samuel William FRENCH (b.30 August 1850, Gardiner, Maine, USA  d. 25 June 1916, Augusta, Maine, USA)
m. Celia Ann EDWARDS 5 October 1878 in Brunswick, Maine, USA

flag male ancestor David Albion FRENCH (b.27 February 1857, Gardiner, Maine, USA  d. 13 September 1934, Elizabeth City, Virginia, USA)
m. Eunice Hannah COBB 20 November 1892 in Bath, Maine, USA

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birth1821 Birth
21 May 1821
Porter, Maine, USA

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News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
NewsFrom the 1840s through the 1880s, thousands trekked westward, carrying only a few belonging and supplies for the journey, and settling on the western frontier, forever changing the American West.
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
marriage1844 Marriage / Partner
David Moulton FRENCH and Matilda W KEENEN 20 October 1844, Brunswick, Maine, USA

He was 23 years old.

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1850 Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine
name: David M French
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States
gender: Male
age: 29
marital status:
race (original):
race (expanded):
birthplace: New Hampshire
estimated birth year: 1821
dwelling house number: 213
family number: 264
line number: 3
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 257
film number: 443494
digital folder number: 004198847
image number: 00042
Household Gender Age Birthplace
David M French M 29 New Hampshire
Matilda A French F 28 Maine
Angeline S Keenan F 20 Maine
1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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1850 Birth of Child
Samuel William FRENCH was born 30 August 1850, Gardiner, Maine, USA

David Moulton was 29 years old.
1857 Birth of Child
David Albion FRENCH was born 27 February 1857, Gardiner, Maine, USA

David Moulton was 35 years old.
News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
1860 Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine
name: David M French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 40 years
estimated birth year: 1820
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

name: Matilda W French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 38 years
estimated birth year: 1822
birthplace: Maine
gender: Female

name: Samuel French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 9 years
estimated birth year: 1851
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

name: Albion French
residence: , Androscoggin, Maine
ward: Lewiston
age: 2 years
estimated birth year: 1858
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

page: 35
family number: 291
film number: 803432
dgs number: 4231243
image number: 00317
nara number: M653
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
Civil War
Enlisted in Company 19th, Maine 19th Infantry Company on 21 Mar 1865.Mustered out on 23 May 1865 at Augusta, ME.

Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
1870 Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine
name: David M French
estimated birth year: 1820
gender: Male
age in 1870: 50y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
David M French M 50y Maine
Matilda French F 48y Maine
Wm S French M 18y Maine
David A French M 13y Maine
1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
David Moulton FRENCH - Grave
Oak Grove Cemetery Bath Sagadahoc County Maine, USA
death1871 Death
24 June 1871
Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)

He died at the age of 50.

Postcards and Memories of Portland, Maine, USA (Deering)

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David is buried at: Oak Grove Cemetery Bath Sagadahoc County Maine, USA
Added: 6/13/2012 12:09:33 PM - Updated: 1/6/2022 12:48:43 PM
Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most influential works to stir anti-slavery sentiments.
Did You Know?The name Maine is probably a practical nautical term which refers to the region being a mainland (separate from the many surrounding islands). Reference to the area as 'Maine' in writing first appeared in 1622. (

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1820 - Massachusetts (District of Maine)
March 15, 1820 - Maine becomes 23rd U.S. state

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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners... (1813). United Kingdom: J. Walker.

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