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I Am French (huguenot)

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It's a feeling beyond our world. Yes, I'm talking about French kissing <3. During the freezing winter, I want to pull her waist against mine, brush her cold cheeks, feel her...
    nighttrekker nighttrekker 26-30, M Aug 22

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    Toujours, toujours, je suis une francaise! I was born in France, with a good amount of French blood! I am a French national.
    Mstroig Mstroig 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I dont speak french but just learning.. I would like have some french friends as a penpal.. email friend
    ShadowlessSoul ShadowlessSoul 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I would love to speak french better. I really want my kids to be bilingual in addition to myself. Also it's the language of love and fashion. I'm interested in both. I just want...
    Nior18 Nior18 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    I've been eating to many French fries 😳 can't help it 🍟
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    I met an old friend from university days at a party recently. Late in the evening we kissed and the years fell away. It was lovely! Back in my room, no sex just long sensual French...
    Matureolderguy40 Matureolderguy40 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    :D aha! Definitely am not a French fry!:) this makes me laugh so hard. Whoever made this is amazing, and you're going places:)
    MsRunaway MsRunaway 16-17, F Aug 29

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    I speak conversation French but am much slower with grammar when I'm typing/writing. It'd be helpful to talk with someone who will understand my occasional franglish.
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    My name is Eric and I come from the North Est part of France, close to German and Switzerland border, if anyone wanna chat with an old (50yo) french man....
    metryme2 metryme2 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 4

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    I love speaking and typing in French! J'aime parler et taper en Français !😘
    ProprTaco ProprTaco 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 4

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    Lol I love French kissing, so passionate and intense.
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F 12 Responses Sep 6

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    Part* French. My Great Gramma was born in France. I don't know how to speak much just how to say I love you and count.
    Lynzee13 Lynzee13 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I recently found out I'm French after I learned the language, learned the culture, and decided to study abroad there haha
    cuteshyginger cuteshyginger 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    I had a really bad experience French kissing for the first time. The guy I was dating at the time asked me to make out and all of a sudden shoved his tongue down my throat. And...
    Samhopexo Samhopexo 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8

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    Sigh! It's been entirely too long...I broke up with my boyfriend of almost six years at the end if 2013, and haven't been kissed since. He wasn't a good kisser. So after seven...
    TroubleInDeCamp TroubleInDeCamp 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    Sometimes. As long as he's a good, responsive, kisser. Nothing worse than feeling as if he isn't hearing what your lips are saying. Sometimes you're too busy tearing each other's...
    EttaS EttaS 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    been really bad at being nice to my body and giving it healthy energy, ooooops
    okjackie okjackie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    If you happens to know this person in the image, his name is Lawrence he said he was scammed by her filipina girlfriend at Cagayan De Oro City Philippines (very far from me) and...
    lissomirl lissomirl 22-25, F Aug 27

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    love it and i love feeling a girls tongue in my mouth
    themonk7 themonk7 26-30, M Aug 28

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    My name is ashish, my parent are teachers ok lets come to the point one day my mom n dad having a drink they were totally drunk and later they went to their bed but forgot to lock...
    9Ashish 9Ashish 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I don't have a story to tell about this .. Just looking for someone to teach me ;)
    immortality00 immortality00 26-30, M Aug 29

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    Something about them just make me feel warm, it's just a passionate experience with someone & can lead to much more passionate things
    momosch momosch 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 29

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    I can carry on a very basic conversation, but get called out for making up words sometimes. I've been told that my word choices make me sound like a foreigner more so than a child...
    ElleEstJolieLaide ElleEstJolieLaide 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 31

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    its tastefull. i lovei t really.
    berealistic811 berealistic811 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 3

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    I was born here in Toulon in September 1991, so I shall soon be twenty three years old. I have two sisters, one elder and one younger. My elder sister is married now, she'd lives...
    Amipa91 Amipa91 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 3

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    Does anyone else here love Marcel Carne? Films like Les Enfants du Paradis, Quai des Brumes or Le Jour se leve? I love their magic, romantic atmosphere.
    Danceofhours Danceofhours 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 4

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    Je suis fatigue De paris. .......... D' etre seul😔
    Larten Larten 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    s'il vous plaît être ma maîtresse
    Jake1033 Jake1033 18-21, M Sep 6

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    Je voudrais des ami(e)s qui parlent français. Est-ce qu'il y a des personnes qui peux m'aider de practiquer le français? (Je suis désolé s'il y a des erreurs grammaticales...
    whassupoldlady whassupoldlady 16-17, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    The smell, the taste, the warm lips, the moaning, the way my whole body responds to his every little movement... Passion!
    StarryEyesKimber StarryEyesKimber 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    My mother's maiden name means "of [location" or "from [location]", and the location is in France. I don't know how far back you'd have to find an actual relative born in France...
    FD2014 FD2014 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    I recently started dating this guy who was persistent about having me around. He used to call me every morning and night. We both work so we see each other 2-3 times a wk. However...
    missyluvslilies missyluvslilies 26-30, F 8 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I just got a new book called "fluent forever" by Gabriel Wyner. The book is supposed to help me( or anyone else who reads the book) get the proper skills to learn a language. With...
    Mathenderson Mathenderson 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    , stones & rocks crushed brick recycled. suitable to utilize as being a inorganic please have on suitable footwear if you choose handy decide the rocks. gravel rock. offered in...
    Lillafyq Lillafyq 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Every time someone says "Pardon my French" after they swear, I say, "Alright, I took French class when I was in school, and what you just said was NOT French!"
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Strabo's clarification hasn't received universal acceptance. In the previous few centuries, some scholars have argued that Homer's Ithaca was not fashionable Ithaca, but another...
    Lyndon407mj Lyndon407mj 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    Using a mirrored centre doorway, the two outer doors feature a framed fashion for added Visible attraction... what greater way to draw interest for the designer-style steel handles...
    Khadijah062yu Khadijah062yu 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 25

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