Biography of Peter Compeau
Monroe County, MI Biographies





PETER COMPEAU, of Milim, was born Aug. 1, 1837, at Bedford, Monroe county. His parents were born at Detroit. His father died when Peter was five years of age, and at the age of ten he was an orphan. When 14 years old he began life as a fisherman and a sailor on Lake Erie. August, 1864, he enlisted in Co. A, 18th Mich. Inf.; was di charged July, 186.5. He returned to Monroe county and learned the harness maker's trade. Feb. 22, 1870, he married Mary De Sherler, of Bedford, Mich. One child was born to them, Alida, Nov. 26, 1870. Mr Compeau is a member of Taylor Post, No. 274, G. A. R. of Milan.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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