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Louis "French Louie" Seymour
Birth: 1833
Death: Feb. 28, 1915
Speculator
Hamilton County
New York, USA

Folk Figure. He was nicknamed for his French Canadian heritage. He "guided" in the Central Adirondacks for over 40 years in the late 1800's and lived alone in various camps he maintained between Speculator and the Moose River Plains, including the West Canada Lakes region. He was a legendary hunter, trapper, fisherman, woodsman and an Adirondack Legend. He lived an often solitary, hermit's life. He often told the tale of the greatest curiosity he'd ever seen, a man who chased little birds with double-barreled glasses that brought them up close. Louie died of Bright's disease at Brooks Hotel in Speculator on February 28, 1915. Several books and articles have been written on his famous early 1800s Adirondack life. (bio by: Michael J. Buchinski) 
 
Burial:
Speculator Cemetery
Speculator
Hamilton County
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Michael J. Buchinski
Record added: Jun 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7523065
Louis French Louie Seymour
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Louis French Louie Seymour
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