Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Ettiene Banet

Ici repose le corps de
Jetienne BANET
epoux de
Francoise Bidaine
nee a Arcey cantons de Lisle
dt du Douhs, FRANCE
 ne le 17 Ferrier 1795
decede le 18 Apr 1871
age de 76 ans

Unfortunately I don't speak French, nor read it. But I think I can give you a rough translation [excuse me for garbling this up, but I'm an armchair linguist at best!].

Here lies the body of
Ettiene Banet
spouse of
Francoise Bidaine
From Arcey
Douhs, France
Born 17 January 1795
Died 18 Apr 1871
aged 76 years

Ettiene is buried at

St. Mary of the Knobs
Floyds Knobs, Floyd, Indiana.

Ettiene is my 3x-great grandfather, named for his father, also Ettiene.

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