Margaret Ann French

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Margaret Ann French (Gaines)

Also Known As: "Prosser", "Miller"
Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Essex County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Daniel Gaines and Margaret Rowzie
Wife of John Prosser; Captain Symon Miller and Hugh French
Mother of Margaret Goffe; Roger Prosser; Anthony Prosser; John Prosser; Samuell Prosser and 13 others
Sister of Mary Elizabeth Miller; Mary Catlett; Bernard Gaines; Elizabeth Gaines and Sara Parks

Managed by: Bryan Moore
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About Margaret Ann French

Margaret was b. ca. 1655/56 in VA. She named her sons Anthony, Daniel, and Mason, which names might lead to her father’s name. As Hugh’s parents did not reside in Virginia, but in England, these names may be connected to Margaret’s family.

Ancestor of first lady Van Buren:

Margaret Buckner

(1690-)

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Ann Taliaferro

(1723-)

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Mary James

(1735-1784)

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John Singleton

(1754-1820)

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Richard Singleton

(1776-1852)

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Angelica Van Buren*

(1818-1877)

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Margaret Ann French's Timeline

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Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
1656
1656
Age 1
VA
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Age 11
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Henrico County, Virginia Colony
1670
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Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Colony
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