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This is a very brief biography and genealogy of Samuel Fraunces the owner of Fraunces Tavern NYC. Fraunces Tavern is often remembered as the place that George Washington gave his Farewell to his troops.

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Descendants of Samuel Fraunces  

Generation No. 1  

1.  SAMUEL3 FRAUNCES  (EDWARD2, UNKNOWN1) was born Abt. 1734 in Jamaica West Indies, and died 11 Oct 1795 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He married ELIZABETH DALLEY 30 Nov 1757 in Trinity Church, New York, NY, daughter of HENDRIK DALY and SARAH GIFFORD.  She was born Abt. 1740 in New York, New York.

More About SAMUEL FRAUNCES:  Immigration: 1741, Possibly arrives on one of Livingstone's ships named the Oswego with a port of arrival New York City.  

Children of SAMUEL FRAUNCES and ELIZABETH DALLEY are:

2.           i.     ANDREW GAUTIER4 FRAUNCES, b. Abt. 1759, New York, New York; d. Abt. 1805, New York, New York.

3.           ii.     ELIZABETH FRAUNCES, b. Bet. 1760 - 1770, New York, New York; d. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

4.          iii.     CATHERINE FRAUNCES, b. Bet. 1766 - 1770, New York, New York.

             iv.     SOPHIA FRAUNCES, b. Bet. 1767 - 1772, New York, New York;

5.          v.     SARA FRAUNCES, b. 1773, New York, New York; d. Aft. 1860, New York, New York.

6.          vi.     SAMUEL FRAUNCES Jr., b. Abt. 1774, New York, New York.

            vii.     HANNAH LOUISA FRAUNCES, b. 24 Aug 1784, New York, New York. 

Notes for HANNAH LOUISA FRAUNCES:

New York Ward 14 District 8 (2nd Enum), New York, NY 1870 census. It is possible that this is Hannah and she never married. The identification of Jane Francis who is enumerated with her is unknown

  Notes for SAMUEL FRAUNCES: Name: Fraunces, Samuel;  Birth - Death: 1722?-1795

Source Citation:

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 Fraunces, Phoebe Birth - Death: fl. 1758-1798 

Source Citation: Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 19: September, 1993-August, 1994. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1994. (BioIn 19)

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