13 mars 2013

Théophile Legrand: "Father of the People"

Milestones in the Théophile Legrand Saga - March 8, 1799: Birth of Louis Théophile Legrand in Fourmies. He is the descendant of a local lace and cotton manufacturing company that has been in business since the eighteenth century. - 1806, 1807 and 1808: Théophile Legrand suffers the death of the mother, then younger brother and finally his younger sister  - 1810: Théophile Legrand’s father, Louis-Joseph Legrand, constructs a special-spinning cotton mill.  - November 11, 1819: Théophile Legrand marries Helen Josephine... [Lire la suite]
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