Arathusa French1

b. 14 September 1777, d. 30 December 1866
Arathusa French|b. 14 Sep 1777\nd. 30 Dec 1866|p561.htm|Joseph French|b. c 1755\nd. 6 Jan 1835|p555.htm|Ruth Farrar|b. 4 Feb 1755\nd. 1817|p520.htm|||||||Joseph Farrar|b. 10 Oct 1716\nd. 20 Apr 1797|p513.htm|Deborah Richardson|b. 1 Jun 1727\nd. 31 June 1808|p514.htm|

1st cousin 3 times removed of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin 5 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Arathusa French was born on 14 September 1777 in Templeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Joseph French and Ruth Farrar.1 She married Joseph Mason Jr., son of Joseph Mason and Anne Prentice, on 5 June 1804 in Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.2 She died on 30 December 1866 in Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, at age 89.2
     Arathusa and Joseph Mason Jr. had four children, all born in Sullivan, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.2


  1. [S163] Franklin P. Rice, Vital Records of Templeton, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Boston: Stanhope Press, 1907).
  2. [S147] Sue Farrar Thorne, Descendants of Jacob Farrar Jr and Hannah Hayward of Lancaster, Massachusetts to 1825 (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 2001), 121.