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Pierre Frederic Danse

Male - 1850

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  • Name Pierre Frederic Danse 
    Gender Male 
    Military soldier under Napoleon 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-204061 
    Died 9 Sep 1850  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I204061  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

  • Notes 
    • DANSE - Died at Galt, on the 9th instant, Pierre Frederic Danse, aged 86 years. Pierre had been a soldier for many years under Napoleon and crossed the Alps under command of that world renowned general. With honourable scars received on many a bloody field, and full of years, he came to the Canadian Provinces a quarter of a century ago, and lived for a great part of that time in this village, working with a tenacity and industry truly surprising for a man of his age and service. Possessed of a very hardy constitution, he reached more that the allotted span of human life with little or no sickness, and at last sank down into eternity without a murmur. Pierre was well respected here, and was the last survivor of three or four persons latterly located in the neighbourhood who had served in the Continental Wars under Napoleon.

      Hamilton Spectator 14 Sep 1850

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