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I Am French (huguenot)

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    Gedeon La Plante Merlet

    The Mellott family are direct decendents of Gedeon "La Plante" Merlet. Below is a link I have found that tells the tale: http://deepsouthernroots.familytreeguide.com/getperson.php?personID=I94855&tree=T1&PHPSESSID=ece2a6ca992742ba65e6a2eebfe725e6
    agreenwaldfamily agreenwaldfamily 31-35 Jun 27, 2010

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    My Mum Does Family History

    i dont know a great deal but my mother tells me some of our ancestors were the crystal blowers who were invited by the czech king ... it sounds romantically medieval but i am lacking the historical knowledge my mum knows more than me about it... my mum says her mother was Frater...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Mar 19, 2011

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    South Africa.

    My family tree extends all the way to France, we sailed to islands off of Africa then moved into South Africa and blended in with the dutch and English.
    luceysoul luceysoul 18-21 Oct 20, 2013

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    Huguenot Roots

    My forebears chose to fight against Napoleon in the army of the Duke of Wellington and were rewarded with a grant of land in the North East of England after the victory at Waterloo; they prospered and slowly moved south. I am proud of my Huguenot Roots but proud of my English...
    Honiton Honiton 61-65, M Jul 15, 2011

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    My Children Are Huguenot

    I am collecting family histories of flight and settlement in USA for publication. We are writing folktales, do not need to be footnoted, Oral histories are fine.
    qjr1 qjr1 70+, F Jun 24, 2012

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    Marquis Calmes ...

    The son of Guillaume William de Calmes “Seigneur de Barbeiran” and his wife Francoise de St. Cernin, … Marquis Guillaume De Calmes was born in 1675 in Trebs Dioc de Carcassone Languedoc France. While the family was titled, Marquis was probably not a rank. The family was...
    abncavscout abncavscout 46-50, M 16 Responses Jul 10, 2008

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    I Am The Descendant Of French Huguenots

    Born in Louisiana, genealogical records had been handed down from generation to generation, tracing our ancestry back to the family Calmes from Languedoc. I have greatly enjoyed knowing from whence we came!
    MichelDeCalmes MichelDeCalmes 56-60 May 13, 2011

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    My Father's Name Isn't Jean-pierre Or Hippolyte!

    He is part Tunisian, but wholly French and Hugenot, descended of a military family who assisted in the colonisation of the French colonies in Tunisia and Algeria. His mother was Bedouin Tunisian, marrying my grandfather in Tunisia before he was returned to Metropolitan France in...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F Aug 19, 2013

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    French Ancestry...

    I am the descendant of our earliest traced ancestor, and the one registered with the Huguenot Society, Antione Leroux, 1451. I am In the Languedoc Chapter of the society. During the reign of terror against the Huguenots, as with many, many of my relatives went to Germany to have...
    Lash59 Lash59 46-50 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    History

    My family left france during the revolution and came to america. Vassuer or Le Vassuer. There were some members of the family that were of nobility Some were not.   Most of them settled in Kentucky and the surrounding areas. Still doing research, never know what you will...
    Tazchi Tazchi 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 16, 2009

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    A brilliant introduction. My first time trying on womens underwear was so special and i'll never forget that feeling of naughtiness. Red french knickers, matching suspender belt...
    knixrule knixrule 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    I am now half way through the second beginner's course in French. This afternoon I learned the names of some sports and the days of the week. I also learned which days of the week...
    Jenimichel Jenimichel 41-45, F Jan 18

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    My favorite dog breed are Frenchies! What's your favorite?
    dominik27 dominik27 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I married into a french family 5 years ago and I am always trying to learn new words and ask for help but it is so hard!!
    lesleymomof1 lesleymomof1 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    LEO FERRE - 'On s'aimera' (1972): Tuneful and poetic was what Léo Ferré did best, as in this gentle tale of love through the seasons. French music is at it's best...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Jan 9

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    In French doing extra course work :( nightmare
    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    I am south African, I am 25 and I am planning to join the french foreign legion sometime in 2015. If anyone has any info on this at all please advise. a travel buddy from SA would...
    8Gary9 8Gary9 22-25, M Jan 12

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    i've been taking it since fifth grade and now i'm in a senior level French class
    Reef182 Reef182 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    I'm taking my 1st year of french. Got to say, it's a very romantic language. I hate that I still have to present after telling my teacher that have anxiety. It's very fun to be in...
    manotham manotham 13-15, F Jan 18

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    I was born in Bastia in 1994. I will be twenty one in March. There are many who think of Corsica as an Italian state captive of France. The beautiful island is politically French...
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I don't smoke because I'm straightedge. But my friend has a vaporizer. Hers has no nicotine or other drug substance. So I tried it. My first try I did a French inhale. So I felt...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I think about it as a really nice language, I don't have where to study it, looked for teacher in my little town but there is no one.. I speak few languages but feel like one more...
    Nedza96 Nedza96 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love to kiss my sister in law, long slow sensual kissing when no one is looking
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    The crown was replaced by a laurel and oak wreath. In 1871, in the Paris Commune, the Hôtel de Salm, headquarters in the Légion, was burned to the ground in Road combating; the...
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    "Un Homme Perdu" (A Lost Man) starring Melvil Poupaud is on YouTube - full movie, no subtitles.
    lamalbelle lamalbelle 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Hapyy new year ;) leet 2015 to be the year of joy & happy ness
    magiklondon07 magiklondon07 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Happy New Year to my EP friends! It's again a time for reflection on all things in life, good and bad, the past and the future, but mostly on the present. All we have is now :) May...
    FantasyWild FantasyWild 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    François Deguelt 'Il te restera mon souvenir' (1966) Beautiful big ballad - Great audiovisual
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M Jan 3

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    This has got to be one of favorite personal things to do. I just adore languages and hope to be a translator or interpreter once I get older.
    sleepyforever sleepyforever 13-15, F Jan 5

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    If memory serves! Remember your first one???
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jan 6

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    GEORGES BRASSENS: 'Chanson pour l'Auvergnat' (1954).An amusing morality tale in which Brassens plays the part.of a vagabond who is ignored and maltreated by all but a very few of...
    supersnipe supersnipe 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 17

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