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6 EZEKIEL FRENCH (Aaron1), b. June 17, 1775, Essex Co., New Jersey; d. Jan. 1, 1861, Miami Co., Ohio; m. (1st) Mar. 4, 1795, Phebe Bates (b. Jan. 18, 1775; d. Sep. 4, 1843), dau. of Ephraim Bates; m. (2nd) Jan. 16, 1845, Martha Jones (b. Mar. 21, 1773; d.) ; m. (3rd) Elizabeth (b. May, 1777, in N. J.; d. Feb., 1860, Miami Co., O.), widow of Enoch Sutton. Ezekiel French a moved from Pennsylvania to West Virginia, 1798, and to Miami Co., Ohio, 1811.
Children of first marriage (none of second or third):
47 ISAAC FRENCH, b. Feb. 28, 1796, Amity, Pa.; d. Aug. 1850, Miami Co., O.; m. 1817, Wheeling (W.) Va., Elizabeth Ryan (b. 1800, in Pa.; d. 1852, Piqua, O.). Ten ch. were b. to them, most of whom d. young; their dau. MARY ANN FRENCH (b. July 20, 1821, now living, Sidney, O., in 90th yr.), m. Jan. 28, 1840, Alexander Clark (b. Feb. 20, 1818, near Cincinnati, O.), s. of James Clark, and had ch.: James Ezekiel (d. m.), Thomas Creighton (d.), Isaac Alexander (m.), and Laura Bell (m. Daniel Zelith Clark).
48 EPHRAIM FRENCH, b. Aug. 30, 1798; d. same year.
49 ELIZABETH FRENCH, b. Feb. 23, 1800; d. young.
50 MARY FRENCH, b. Feb. 23, 1801; d. 1838, unmarried.
51 ASA FRENCH, b. Mar. 29, 1803; d. Feb. 26, 1844, Mt. Pulaski, Ill.; m. Mar. 10, 1825, Piqua, O., Hannah Clark (b. Nov. 25, 1805, in Ky.; d. Oct. 23, 1866), dau. of John Clark and Nancy Isgrig, his w. Ch.: NANCY, d. m. PHEBE JANE, d. m. DANIEL ISGRIG, d. m. (3). JOHN CLARK. d. m. DAVID BROOKS, d. SARAH WINANS, d. EZEKIEL (who m. Caroline Alexander (d.) and lives near Lincoln, Ill.).
52 DANIEL FRENCH, b. Feb. 2, 1806; d. May 21, 1861; m. Mary Patten Heald. Ch.: ZIMRI HEALD (b. Mar. 19, 1844; d. Nov. 30, 1889; m. Jan. 19, 1881, Troy, O., Belle Bailey; dau. Mary Belle French). EVA FREDERICA, (b. Oct. 20, 1851; m. Owen Edgar LeFevre, late judge District court, Denver Co., Colo.; dau. Eva Frederica LeFevre).
53 EZEKIEL FRENCH, b. Jan. 11, 1809; d. June 24, 1833, unmarried; was Methodist Episcopal preacher.
54 PHEBE FRENCH, b. Feb. 1, 1811; d.; m. Jonathan Wheatland; no ch.
55 SUSANNAH FRENCH, b. Feb. 18, 1812; d. young.
56 JOHN SHIDELER FRENCH, b. Jan. 20, 1813, Miami Co., O.; d. 1890; m. (1st) Dec. 20, 1832, Mary Hitchell (d. Mar. 17, 1835) ; dau. William Hitchell. Ch.: GEORGE, d. DAVID NOSY (m. Elizabeth Susan Giles; lives near Virginia, Ill.). John Shideler French 56 m. (2nd) Mar. 10, 1837, Sarah Brooks, dau. of Clarkson Brooks. Ch.: GEORGE WASHINGTON, (d. Jan. 5, 1834, age 2 mos. 7 ds.). John Shideler French 56 m. (3rd) Mar. 9, 1843, Rhoda Ann Jackson (b. July 12, 1822; d. Oct. 24, 1865), dau. of Robert Jackson. Ch.: WESLEY, d. ORPHEUS EVERETTS (b. Mar. 4, 1845; lives at Weston, O.; m.). ALBERT, d. ELLIS, d. John Shideler French-6 m. (4th) Nov. 11, 1867, Mary Speagh; no ch.
57 DAVID CARTER FRENCH, b. Apr. 18, 1816; d. Sep., 1848; m. 1838, Jane Schreck. Ch.: EZEKIEL, d. DAVID HENRY, d. PHILIP, d. PHEBE JANE, d. m. ASA (b. Nov. 22, 1847; m. 1870 Mary Bell Odell).