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Peter Secord

Peter Secord was born Sep, 1726, in Dutchess County, NY. His great-grandfather had been Ambroise Sicard, the earliest common ancestor authentically recorded, from whom all the Canadian Secords are descended. Ambroise had been a Huguenot in France. In 1598, the Edict of Nantes had granted French Protestants certain religious freedoms, but when this edict was …

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