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Daniel Fierre (La Verree), Sr.

Birthplace: Picardy, Chevrières, Oise, France
Death: Died in Lindau, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
Immediate Family:

Son of Jean Fiere? La Verree and La Verree
Husband of Anna Marie Fierre
Father of Daniel Ferree, II; Catherine LeFevre; Marie Catherine Faulkner; John Ferree; Philip Ferree, Sr and 2 others

Occupation: silk manufacturer
Managed by: Susan Theresa Smith
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About Daniel Fierre, Sr.

Some books state that Daniel FERREE was born 10 Mar 1647, Normandy Province, FRANCE; 1650, France, Forchamps, Lower Normandy d. 1708, Lindau, BAVARIA Occupation a silk weaver by trade. Then other books that state Daniel Ferree was born on 10 Mar 1646 in Steinweiler, (Palatinate) area of Bittingheim, Germany. Occupation was silk manufacturer. They only thing we can say for sure is Daniel was born in 1646/7 in Europe. Daniel married in 1675 to Mary WARENBUER (Madam Marie De La Warembur) b. 1653, Picardy, FRANCE d. 1716, Conestoga, Lancaster Co, PA

Surname has also been reported to be:

Date and place of death have also been (erroneously?) reported to be 1707 at Steinweiler, Bittingheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

A French Huguenot, and a wealthy silk manufacturer. They lived in Landau, France, along the Rhine River, and to this union were born six children. Catherine, the second child, was later to marry Isaac LeFevre, the immigrant to America that we hold to.

After the Edict of Nantes, in 1685, the family fled to Strasburg, France. While here, they were joined by Isaac LeFevre, a lad of 16, who also had fled his home when the other members of his family were killed. They later fled on into Bavaria in Germany, taking with them Isaac, and while living there, Isaac and Catherine were married. They stayed in Bavaria until the early part of 1708 when the senior Daniel died. At this time, his widow assumed her maiden French name, as an additional means of safety.

John and Mary immigrated to the U.S. in 1709 with six children, including son Philip.

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Daniel Fierre, Sr.'s Timeline

March 10, 1646
Chevrières, Oise, France
Age 29
Landau, France
March 26, 1679
Age 33
Lindau, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany
Age 36
Landau, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Age 38
Lyon, Lyonnais, France
July 1686
Age 40
Steinweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Age 40
Age 42
Lyon, Rhône-Alpes, France
March 10, 1708
Age 62
Lindau, Swabia, Bavaria, Germany