Martin F. de Ussos - Donaldsonville, LA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 06.017 W 090° 59.164
15R E 694063 N 3331608
Quick Description: This Revolutionary Veteran grave is located in the historic Ascension Catholic Cemetery in Donaldsonville.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 3/6/2011 7:29:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMAX2F
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Another shock to locate a Revolutionary Veteran grave in this large, old cemetery. Marker is located on the side of a small family tomb, also featured a War of 1812 Vet. From research, de Ussos family name was "Americanized" to Ourso, which is a somewhat common name in the area.
It is also learned that DeUssos participated in the fight for American Independence by serving under General Bernardo de Galvez. He was a First Sergeant in the 17th Regiment, LA INF.
Location type: Single Grave

Date of Birth: 1750

Date of Death: 9/6/1812

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
1st Sgt 17 REGt LA INF

First Sgt.

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PLEASE NOTE: This category is for American Revolutionary War Veterans only. Veterans of other revolutions are not part of this category.

I have allowed one entry for a grave of British solders, but it was an exception. Please only list graves for Colonial soldiers.

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