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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Today i am wearing my French Maid outfit while cleaning the house. I got up early put on my outfit and made my wifes breakfast. She saw me and told me that i look nice in it and...
    lindabo99 lindabo99 56-60, T 4 Responses Dec 10

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    I haven't personally French kissed a girl yet but I think French kissing is beautiful. The slow passionate passing of each other's love is beautiful to watch, give and receive. I...
    SecretUK SecretUK 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    Very much! I am SOOO ADDICTED to French Fries, I eat it with everything, if you want me to eat a meal, just put with it French Fries, you guarantee then that I will eat it! I love...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    French kissing is the absolute BEST. I could make out for hours French kissing a pretty girl :) It's almost better than sex.
    Lewis47 Lewis47 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 21

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    Ok my last French kiss was 5 years ago , and it must have been an area where I was good with my tongue, yeah I know it's been a while but I can still remember been given a lot of...
    xxSTEVE7xx xxSTEVE7xx 31-35, M Nov 21

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    And I have him, too. He is my lover and friend. So passionate and thoughtful, he showers me with attention and affection. Brilliant and powerful, the company he runs does business...
    HisMsAdler HisMsAdler 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    I like the way you French inhale-snoop dogg
    tweekXthaXfreek tweekXthaXfreek 22-25, M Nov 30

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    where did burger kings french fry sauce go?
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Im goin for the french foreign legion in june or july 2015 im currently 18yrs old and im 6'2 an about 200 pounds but i dont look fatty..still any sujjestion.? If some1 wants to...
    Jcryan101 Jcryan101 18-21, M Dec 9

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    I mean who doesnt? I watch my diet . but Damn' I'm a sucker for fries 😘
    PinkLipstick00 PinkLipstick00 18-21, F Nov 21

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    A baguette in the butt is a pain in the ***.
    thepropernoun thepropernoun 13-15, M Nov 23

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    Salut. Mon nom est Marguerite. Bien que l'anglais est ma langue maternelle, je parle espagnol, anglais, langue des caractères Français et allemands. et j'ai seulement 16 ans...
    RedMeansGo RedMeansGo 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    quelqu'un là-bas depuis la France?????
    ElliasA ElliasA 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Five guys burgers and fries. Nuff' said.
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 24

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    Yummy! I love them. I can eat them without or with ketchup.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 24

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    If you are in love then there is no other better option to send your warm wishes to your dear ones by gifting smooth Bottle of Champagne along with arrangement of sensational Roses...
    anujroy1245 anujroy1245 26-30, M Nov 25

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    tu vs vous.... driving me insane!!
    sbenveniste sbenveniste 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 26

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    Bonjour à tous! J'adore le français...je l'ai étudié pendant plusieurs années, et je suis allée à Paris et Marseille il y a 8 ans. Je voudrais pratiquer et améliorer mon...
    ladybug313 ladybug313 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I'm craving this right now .-.
    meli347 meli347 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    just got home yesterday ....had a blast!
    BettyLavender BettyLavender 61-65, F 6 Responses Nov 27

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    Haven't done it yet but want to 👌👌
    XodolsWasHere XodolsWasHere 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 3

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    Nothing like this, the slow sensual exchange of love ^.^ it's the best
    Supaslick Supaslick 18-21, M Dec 3

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    Je viens de parler Français pendant 13 ans parce que j'ai déménagé à Genève en Suisse et vous avez besoin de savoir comment parler français pour se déplacerEt d'apprendre...
    blondie1998 blondie1998 16-17, F Dec 8

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    This is what is taught myself today. Salut, mon nom est Gabby. Enchanté. Quel est votre nom?
    curious1998 curious1998 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Never legit done it but want to realllly badly
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 16-17, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    i have once before with an ex but i really liked it
    creepygurl16 creepygurl16 18-21, F Dec 10

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    Qualified but also fresh artwork youngsters internationally have actually the opportunities annually to contend for a lot of amazing and certainly great awards in the Adobe Design...
    Nathan7260xqk8 Nathan7260xqk8 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 10

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    Making some now. *pigs out*
    thescrap2hisbozley thescrap2hisbozley 26-30, F Dec 10

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    i'm curly fries You are a fun loving person, and it's not hard to convince you to do something silly. Novelty makes you light up, and you're often attracted to anything creative or...
    ZoeyAlexandra ZoeyAlexandra 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    "I think kissing is the most pure and raw form of physical contact there could ever be. Sex is intimate, sure, but you can have sex with anyone. A kiss though, my goodness...A kiss...
    SensualPassionbbw SensualPassionbbw 31-35, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    can't believe I'm the first one to post on this experience lol. anyway fries are my fav food up there with pickles and baked beans and for a while my throat used to seize up so I...
    lmcrepsley lmcrepsley 18-21, T 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    So apparently "un" means "a" & "une" means "one"?
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Who still remember kyo, manau and Raphael?? Kyo: http://youtu.be/aU_TQcyGkvY Manau: http://youtu.be/4NRqSrPTPv8 Raphael: http://youtu.be/RbnODkduVZM
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    En apesanteur par Calegero ( version live) http://youtu.be/mgS9LXSGAf0
    h4n5dj22 h4n5dj22 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    zoozjmuc zoozjmuc 31-35, M 5 hrs ago

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    Là où le culte ne leur sera pas permis collectivement à l’intérieur de la ville, les huguenots pourront assembler en leurs maisons leurs...
    dorvaltjl dorvaltjl 26-30, M Dec 10

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    Là où le culte ne leur sera pas permis collectivement à l’intérieur de la ville, les huguenots pourront assembler en leurs maisons leurs...
    dorvaltjl dorvaltjl 26-30, M