Ann French and John Badcock
3-Ann French was born on 7 Feb 1813 in Pelynt, Cornwall, England and died on 4 Oct 1850 in Longford, Tasmania at age 37, just a few weeks after the birth of Emma Jane.
Ann married John Badcock, son of John Badcock and Elizabeth Mitchell, on 26 Oct 1831 in St John's Church of England, Launceston. John was born in 1807 in Pelynt, Cornwall, England and died on 28 Apr 1890 at age 83. John arrived in Van Diemen's Land on the barque Mary Ann on 23 Aug 1831; the same ship as the French family. And less than two months after their arrival John and Ann married.
Ann and John had 11 children:
- Samuel French
- Rebecca and
- Emma Jane.
John next married Esther Elmer in 18855. He had another twelve children with Esther. Their story is told here.