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Francois Pequegnat

Francois Pequegnat, 1841 - 1910

Francois Pequegnat was born in Holland in 1841, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1867 from LeHavre, France on the ship Bellona. In the 1870s he worked at the Elgin Watch Company in Elgin, IL. by the time this picture was taken in 1880, he was a watchmaker in Pine River, Gratiot Co., MI.