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